#Great American Road Trip


TBI In Conversation: Building an American ‘Utopia’ with Sharon Levy

TBI’s Mark Layton speaks to Sharon Levy, president of unscripted and scripted programming at Endemol Shine North America, about upcoming thriller Utopia, ahead of the series launch this week. While some scripted TV execs might have been tempted to hog the glory for getting John Cusack onboard his first drama series role, Sharon Levy is […]

Skinny bundle ‘VMSOs’ could seriously test pay TV

The US’s new wave of OTT TV ‘skinny bundle’ providers could amass 3.5 million subscribers by the end of this year, further eating into the base of established pay TV providers, according to Ampere Analysis. In a study of ‘virtual multiple system operators’ (VMSOs), Ampere contends that a new raft of services charging as little […]

Warner Bros’ Shed poaches BBCWW Top Gear exec

The US division of Warner Bros.-owned producer Shed has recruited John Hesling as its senior VP, programming. Hesling joins Shed Media US from the BBC Worldwide’s LA production base where he was executive producer of motoring series Top Gear, the US version of which he launched on cable net History in 2010. In the newly […]