Crisis


Riveria to debut in Cannes as Japan creates Crisis

Somewhat aptly, MIPTV will host the worldwide debut of Riviera, Sky’s Côte d’Azur-set crime drama, while Japan’s Crisis will feature as the event’s first Asian World Premiere TV Screening. Buyers will get their first chance to watch mystery drama Riviera on Monday, April 3 at 6.30pm local time in the Grand Auditorium of the Palais […]

UKTV buys into Secrets and Lies

UK multichannel operator UKTV has acquired ABC Studios mystery drama Secrets and Lies. The 10x60mins series is based on an Australian drama of the same name, and is currently moving towards its second season in the US after season one averaged 8.1 million total viewers. UKTV signed the show from distributor Disney UK and Ireland […]

UKTV buys Gillian Anderson drama from Fox

UKTV has acquired Crisis, the new US drama series starring Gillian Andersen. The series, which is distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, follows the abduction of the president’s son and the children of other important figures. Anderson plays Meg Fitch, the CEO of a conglomerate, whose daughter is part of the mass abduction In […]

Oz’s Network Ten picks up Reign and raft of LA Screenings shows

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Ten has told TBI the shows it has selected from this year’s LA Screenings, which include CBS’ hotly-tipped period drama Reign. Ten has output deals with CBS and Fox and has chosen a raft of new shows from the Studios. From CBS Studios International it has Reign, the series, described as […]

BBC crisis claims more scalps as Patten begins search for new DG

Following the resignation of BBC director-general George Entwistle on Saturday, head of news Helen Boaden and deputy director of news Stephen Thomas have “stepped aside” for the duration of the ongoing Pollard enquiry into flagship current affairs show Newsnight. Head of newsgathering Fran Unsworth has been named as acting director of news, while Ceri Thomas, […]