Dream School

Passion cuts pre-NATPE Latin deals

Ahead of the upcoming NATPE programming market in Miami, Passion Distribution has closed a raft of deals with broadcasters in Latin America. Brazil’s leading broadcaster TV Globo has ordered more episodes of the local version of the Worst Driver format, meaning an extended run for the previously announced second season of the show. Globo makes […]

Starz orders drama series from rapper 50 Cent, will sell internationally

US premium cable net Starz has ordered Power, an original drama series that will be executive produced by rapper and entrepreneur Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The one-hour series will follow a gangster and drug dealer as he seeks to build a legitimate night club business. The show will be produced by CBS Television Studios and […]

Jamie Oliver, 50 Cent attached to Sundance series

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and rapper 50 Cent are joining forces for an education-themed reality series for US cable net Sundance Channel. The celebrities are attached to Dream School, a six-part experiment that will take troubled teenagers out of the traditional classroom to a place of learning in which all the educators are high profile […]