Faith Penhale

BBC Drama restructures with Harwood successors

UK pubcaster the BBC has created three England-based head of drama roles, as part of restructure that has followed Kate Harwood’s exit to lead FremantleMedia prodco Euston Films. Hilary Salmon (pictured) has been appointed into one of two London-based positions, with Hilary Martin taking on a north England role. Another London post is yet to […]

ABC devalues Assets but Cold War entices BBC America

US broadcaster ABC has pulled its period drama The Assets amid poor ratings, while cable channel BBC America has greenlit a separate Cold War scripted series. The Assets, which comes from Lincoln Square Productions and is based on a non-fiction book about the CIA, has been cancelled after two episodes following dismal ratings. However, dramas […]