Dallas


The Royals – Lionsgate’s regal ambition

E! is best-known for its glossy entertainment programming and awards show coverage, but like many US cable channels has now taken the leap into drama, ordering its first series, The Royals. Shot in London, the show stars Elizabeth Hurley as Queen Helena, the head of a fictional British Royal family. Mark Schwahn (One Tree Hill) […]

Roku adds Channel 5, Toon Googles

Streaming set-top box firm Roku has added UK broadcaster Channel Five’s Demand 5 catch-up service and on-demand kids VOD service Toon Goggles to its line-up of content. Demand 5 will be available on Roku boxes in the UK from this week and will offer a range of catch-up content as well as a library of programmes […]

News brief: TNT returns to Dallas

US cable channel TNT has commissioned a third season of its Dallas reboot. The new 15-episode season will launch on the Turner Broadcasting System-owned network in 2014, again produced by Warner Horizon Television. The Dallas franchise returned to TV screens last year after a 21-year hiatus but recently been dealing with the loss of Larry […]

Netflix snags Cartoon Network and Adult Swim toons

Netflix has secured a raft of grown-up and kids animated titles after inking a deal with Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting  and Warner Bros. Television Group. It gives Netflix US rights to shows from Turner’s Cartoon Network and Adult Swim cable nets. The titles from Cartoon Network are: Adventure Time, Ben 10 (pictured), Regular Show and […]