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eOne hires AMC exec for new division

Canada-based Entertainment One has launched a global business and legal affairs division, with AMC Networks content executive Marci Wiseman hired to run it. To this point, Wiseman has been executive in charge of owned content strategy and distribution at Walking Dead channels group AMCN, and was also head of business affairs for five years. She […]

Fox 21, Fox TV Studios merging under Salke

Fox Television Group is merging two of its studios to create a cable production powerhouse. Fox 21 and Fox Television Studios are coming together under the banner of Fox 21 Television Studios. Fox 21 president Bert Salke has been named in the same role at the new company, reporting to Fox TV Group co-chairmen and […]

Sky 1 looks to TNT’s Legends

UK satellite channel Sky 1 HD has acquired TNT cop drama Legends. The deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution hands the BKSyB channel exclusive UK rights to the US drama. Legends counts Homeland and 24 producer Howard Gordon among its executive producer roster. It follows Sean Bean (Game of Thrones)as an undercover agent with […]

BBC heist drama remade at Fox

Homeland and 24 producer Howard Gordon is working up a remake of BBC heist drama Inside Men in the US. US network Fox’s cable production division Fox 21 is working with LA-based BBC Worldwide Productions and Gordon’s Teakwood Lane Productions on the adaptation. Gordon will helm the project alongside Richard Price (The Wire). The BBC […]

Walden, Newman confirmed as Fox bosses

21st Century Fox has confirmed its studio bosses Dana Walden and Gary Newman will also lead its Fox Broadcasting Company network division. The pair will later this month take up their new combined roles as co-CEOs and chairmen of Fox Television Group, which will sit within Peter Rice’s Fox Networks Group unit, as first reported […]

Charlize Theron launches reality JV with Banijay

Hollywood actress Charlize Theron has taken her move into reality TV production a step further by launching a joint venture with US-based Bunim/Murray Productions. This follows the news Banijay-owned Bunim-Murray and Theron’s shingle Denver & Delilah were co-developing Glam Wars (fka Glam Squad) for NBCUniversal-owned Style Network. The deal marks Theron’s first move into unscripted […]

Showtime orders a third season of Homeland

US cable network Showtime has ordered another season of its hit drama series Homeland. Season three will comprise 12x1hr episodes. The second season of the espionage drama, which stars Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, is being shown on Showtime at the moment. It has delivered strong ratings. The opening episode generated 5.2 million viewers (including […]