Critical Content


Forman’s Critical teams with Machinima

Critical Content has teamed with Machinima and the pair will jointly work up new drama and unscripted projects. Critical is the prodco that Tom Forman and Andrew Marcus created after the pair separated what was Relativity TV from the Relativity Media group. It will work with gaming and digital content programmer and MCN operator Machinima […]

Lineup inks deal with Forman’s Critical Content

Tom Forman’s new firm Critical Content has optioned two formats from Lineup Industries, one of which will be the next vehicle for Catfish pair Nev Schulman and Max Joseph. Critical will take Lineup-distributed Radio Gaga and What the..?! into the US market. Schulman and Joseph are set to front a US version of Radio Gaga. […]

Quebec net acquires CBS’s Limitless

TVA owner Quebecor Content has acquired high-concept CBS procedural Limitless. The CBS Television Studios-, K/O Paper Products- and Critical Content (fka Relativity Television)- produced show will air on Quebec network TVA and SVOD platform Club illico, beginning on a currently undefined date. The show has been a major new season ratings hit for US broadcaster […]

Tech crime drama for on-demand net Crackle

An original drama from the newly-established Critical Content is headed to Sony-owned on-demand platform Crackle. Martin Freeman (Fargo, Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Adam Brody (The O.C.) will star in Star Up, which will run to ten episodes and comes from Ben Ketai. The show, which begins filming this week in Puerto Rico, follows […]

Forman relaunches Relativity TV as Critical

Tom Forman has relaunched and rebranded the TV division of troubled US prodco Relativity as Critical Content. Former Relativity execs Forman and Andrew Marcus were behind a deal to separate Relativity’s TV division from that of the parent group, after Relativity Media entered bankruptcy proceedings. Anchorage Capital Group, Falcon Investment Advisors and Luxor Capital Group […]