Hatching Twitter

Opinion: tech is game for TV takeover

With analysts this week claiming sports remains the critical factor in pay TV subscriptions, Iain McDonald from Lewis Silkin argues the battle for sports rights offers a glimpse into the future of television. With the arrival of US tech giants onto the scene, television has undergone a radical transformation over the last decade – a […]

Lionsgate developing Twitter creation drama

Lionsgate Television is adapting a non-fiction book on the birth of social messaging service Twitter into a TV series. The studio has optioned rights to journalist Nick Bilton’s bestseller Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Power, Friendship and Betrayal and has Allison Shearmur (The Hunger Games) attached to executive produce the project. Bilton will write […]