Pumfrey: Mental health in TV “ignored for far too long”

Industry execs have called for a closer examination of mental health across the television industry, beginning with stronger leadership from top businesses. Alex Pumfrey, CEO of the UK’s Film and TV Charity, has said that mental health “has been ignored in the industry for far too long” and that swift action needs to be taken. […]

Corrie off air in the US, Hollyoaks stays on

Coronation Street has been taken off streaming service Hulu, meaning the iconic British soap is no longer available in the US. The series is one of longest running in the UK, having been on ITV since 1960. It is distributed internationally by ITV Studios, which confirmed it is no longer on Hulu and now has […]

Cineflix, Tony Wood launch Buccaneer Media

Cineflix Studios has hooked up with former Lime Pictures creative Tony Wood to create a new production company that already has an Eddie Izzard project in the works. Buccaneer Media will be based in the UK and work with the scripted arm of Canada’s Cineflix Media on developing and producing a range of programmes for […]