George Clooney

Canal+ agrees Catch-22 deal with Paramount

Paramount Pictures Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution says it has agreed to license its newest prestige drama, Catch-22 to Canal+ in France. The 6x60m series has been developed by George Clooney and his producing partner Grant Heslov, in collaboration with Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. Based on Joseph Heller’s classic anti-war satire, Catch-22 is set […]

Sky Italia to co-produce Clooney’s Catch 22 as C4 brings it to the UK

Sky Italia has confirmed that it will co-produce George Clooney (pictured) drama Catch-22, alongside Paramount Television, Anonymous Content and Smokehouse Pictures, as the UK’s Channel 4 (C4) prepares to air the adaptation in 2019. The six-part series is adapted from the 1961 anti-war novel of the same name by Joseph Heller. Catch-22, which is being […]

Hulu ramps up originals with Clooney title

Hulu is raising its stake in original programming as it brings in new title Catch-22, which will be executive produced by George Clooney. The streaming service has made a full series order for Catch-22, a six-part limited series event from George Clooney, Paramount Television and Anonymous Content, based on the successful novel of the same […]

TBI Interview: Robert Rodriguez on TV

Movie writer, producer and director Robert Rodriguez is the latest big-screen name to make a move into TV. Characteristically, he has done it in a big way, launching his own cable network El Rey in association with US Hispanic broadcaster Univision. Making TV shows was not an ambition that Rodriguez held. “I was not interested […]

NATPE News: Discovery takes Half the Sky for Lat-Am nets

Discovery Networks Latin America has acquired Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide from FremantleMedia Enterprises. The four-part series will be carried on Discovery’s Home & Health channel across 44 countries in Latin America. Inspired by the best-selling book of the same name by the husband-wife team of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn […]