Gideon Yago

Shooting Starz

Starz has built a solid slate of original programmes in recent years with the Spartacus franchise a cornerstone. As that comes to an end the cable network is looking at ordering more contemporary stories as well as sci-fi to sit alongside its high-end historical drama. Managing director Carmi Zlotnik tells TBI about the original programming […]

Starz prepares to go Airborne

US premium cable net Starz is developing a new coming-of-age drama set during the Vietnam War with Newsroom staff writer Gideon Yago and producer Rob Tapert. Airborne will follow a young helicopter crew trying to survive the early chaos of the Vietnamese conflict, which officially occurred between 1959 and 1975. Tapert (Spartacus) is executive producing, with Newsroom staff […]