ABC ends relationship with Mistresses

US broadcaster ABC has cancelled female-skewed drama Mistresses after four seasons. The soapy summer season scripted series will not return for a fifth run following a lower fourth season ratings. It has sold internationally to likes of TLC in the UK, where it was a launch title in 2013. Mistresses is a coproduction of Good […]

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 inks Sacha Baron Cohen deal for new Ali G series

FX Productions has inked a first-look deal with Sacha Baron Cohen’s production company Four By Two. The deal gives the recently-minted FXX channel old episodes of Baron Cohen’s Da Ali G Show and will see him reprise the comedy character in a new series Ali G: Rezurection. The new series will go out on the […]