House M.D.


First int’l remake of NBCU’s House

House M.D., the US medical procedural about a grumpy but brilliant doctor, is being remade internationally for the first time. Russia Television and Radio has commissioned a 40x44mins version after a deal with distributor NBCUniversal International Formats. The deal is particularly notable as popular American procedurals are seldom remade elsewhere. Production commences in April, with […]

CBS series dominate European drama imports

CBS supplied the top three most-valuable drama imports to European broadcasters last year, with procedural NCIS leading the way by generating more than US$205 million, according to a new report. Following NCIS, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation came second with US$188 million and CSI: Miami with US$168.4 million, figures from Essential Television Statistics, Madigan Cluff and […]