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Amazon scores Fear the Walking Dead

Amazon Prime Instant Video Germany has picked up the sought-after SVOD rights for upcoming zombie drama Fear the Walking Dead from distributor Entertainment One Television. The show debuts in the US and internationally on AMC and AMC Global, respectively, on Sunday (August 23) as a companion piece to US cable’s biggest show, The Walking Dead. […]

FX buys Straight Outta Compton

FX has snagged the rights to hit NWA movie Straight Outta Compton. The US cable net has picked up the movie, which chronicles the story of gangster rap group N.W.A. and has been a big box office hit in the US. The film grossed US$60.2 million in its first weekend in the US, the fifth […]

Berman prodco pacts with Singled Out’s Auerbach

Gail Berman’s production outfit, The Jackal Group, has entered into a first-look development deal with veteran producer Gary Auerbach, who launched MTV series Laguna Beach and Singled Out. The pact includes development of scripted and non-scripted programming. Auerbach was most recently executive VP of NBCUniversal-owned Wilshire Studios, where he was able to sell 35 shows […]

FX secures Fear the Walking Dead in Oz

Foxtel-operated pay channel FX has bought the upcoming zombie drama Fear the Walking Dead. The show will debut in Australia on Monday, August 24 at 1.30pm, with Foxtel pay TV subscribers with connected iQ set-top boxes or Foxtel Go ale to watch it via the Foxtel Anytime platform. In 2016, Fear will also launch on […]

Archer moves to FXX, paired with Cassius and Clay

Fox Television Group is moving animated spy comedy Archer from FX to its younger cable sibling FXX. Archer’s latest season will debut on FXX next year, pair with new commission Cassius and Clay, which is to be produce in-house by FX Productions and Archer’s Adam Reed. The move for Archer comes after six seasons on […]

Fox taking Bundesliga to entertainment channels

Fox will simulcast the opening match of the German football league on its sport as well as its entertainment channels around the world. In what Fox International Channels claims is a first, it will show the Bundesliga season opener between Bayern Munich and Hamburg on in Italy and the Netherlands in Europe and in North […]

Minions movie latches on to FX

FX Networks in the US has acquired television premiere rights to Universal’s money-spinning animated movie Minions. Minions recently took the second-largest domestic opening ever for an animated film, and will now run on FX channels along with fellow box office toppers Ted 2 and Terminator Genysis. Comedy Minions, spun out of the Despicable Me franchise, […]

CBS’s Zoo opens around the world

James Patterson’s CBS drama Zoo has sold to international broadcasters around the world. Sky 1 in the UK, ProSiebenSat.1 in Germany, TF1 in France, Rai in Italy, Mediaset España and Network Ten in Australia are among the buyers from distributor CBS Studios International. The others are M-Net for pan-Africa, Yes in Israel, AXN in India, […]

FX takes Sutter’s Executioner to series

Sons of Anarchy writer Kurt Sutter’s new project, The Bastard Executioner, has been taken to series by US cable net FX. The period drama follows a medieval knight who is trying to put his violent past behind him but ultimately forced to take up arms again. The pilot of the show was shot in Wales, […]

FX buys Doctor Who in Indian first

The FX channel in India has acquired Doctor Who, the popular and long-running British sci-fi series, in a first for Indian TV. Fox-owned Star runs FX, whcih has picked up eight seasons of the show and will start airing episodes in mid-May. BBC Worldwide distributes the BBC-produced series and struck the FX deal. The series […]

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