Hell on Wheels

International Studios: Drama Studies

For a week in May the attention of the TV world is focused on Hollywood studios as they present their new shows to international buyers at the LA Screenings. While the acquisitions folk are spending time – and money – with the Majors, an increasing amount of high-end drama is coming out of the LA […]

Red Bull’s ServusTV buys Hell on Wheels

ServusTV has acquired three seasons of US Western series Hell on Wheels. The German channel is part of Red Bull Media House and has acquired the show from Endemol Worldwide Distribution. ServusTV has taken rights across German-speaking Europe and will give the show its free TV premiere in Germany. The series, which is produced by […]

AMC brings on Endemol to distribute unscripted series

AMC has inked a deal with Endemol, which will sell several of its unscripted shows internationally. The US cable network is best known as the home of Mad Men and The Walking Dead, but has recently been making strides in unscripted programming too. It has signed a deal with Endemol Worldwide Distribution, which will represent […]

Entertainment One poaches Shafer from CBS

Entertainment One has hired David Shafer as VP of production at its TV unit. He joins from CBS Television Studios. Shafer has started at eOne where he is working on the company’s slate of scripted shows including AMC western Hell on Wheels. At CBS Studios, Shafer was VP of production, working on series including Elementary, […]

TV numbers up at eOne as overall profits fall

Producer and distributor Entertainment One (eOne) posted healthy increases in profit and revenue at its TV division in the six months to end-September as overall company-wide profits declined. The company’s TV unit was boosted by shows including Rookie Blue, Hell on Wheels and reality series Sugar Stars. Another key title was Haven, the drama series […]