Gale Anne Hurd

Earley exits Fox

Fox Television Group’s long-serving COO, Joe Earley, is leaving the 21st Century Fox-owned broadcaster after more than two decades. Earley (pictured) will leave the firm at the end of the year, bringing to an end 21 years of service. He has held his current post since August 2014, working under Fox TV Group co-chairmen and […]

AMC hands Walking Dead spin-off global run

AMC Global has acquired the spin-off of zombie drama The Walking Dead, which has received a double-season order on the flagship AMC channel in the US. The Walking Dead companion series, which has been dubbed both Cobalt and Fear the Walking Dead but remains untitled, will broadcast on AMC Global channels around the world less […]

Walking Dead exec adapts Swedish drama

Gale Anne Hurd from The Walking Dead and Universal Cable Productions are developing Swedish drama Brothers in Crime for the US market. Walking Dead executive producer Hurd’s prodco Valhalla Entertainment has a pod deal with NBCUniversal-owned UCP, and the pair will coproduce the show alongside Peter Stormare and Glenn Lund from Viking Brothers Entertainment. Nick […]

Walking Dead returns for fifth bite

US cable channel AMC has greenlit a fifth season of record-breaking zombie drama The Walking Dead. The show’s fourth season launch scored a record non-sports cable telecast 16.1 million initial viewers, rising to a record 20.2 million including live+3 viewers. “We are very happy to make what has to be one of the most anti-climactic […]

AMC confirms The Walking Dead spin-off

The team behind smash hit cable series The Walking Dead are working on a spin-off to the zombie drama. Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert are all on board the as-yet-untitled series. It will debut on US cable net AMC and its production division, AMC Studios, will make the show. Plot details are […]