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Netflix settles ‘Black Mirror’ lawsuit over interactive ‘Bandersnatch’ episode

Netflix has settled a long-running lawsuit over an Emmy-winning interactive episode from its Black Mirror series. A US district court judge confirmed that the global streamer had reached a settlement with the plaintiff, who had tried to get the Black Mirror: Bandersnatch episode removed. ‘Choosing your own adventure’ The disagreement around the Charlie Brooker-created show – which […]

Netflix purchases fifth Black Mirror

Charlie Brooker will pen a fifth season of dystopian technology series Black Mirror for SVOD service Netflix despite rumours he was seeking to wind it up. Netflix confirmed the new run of the anthology drama, which comes from Brooker’s Endemol Shine Group-owned prodco House of Tomorrow. Rumours that Brooker would end Black Mirror after its […]

Show stoppers

The golden age of TV drama has meant more programmes in production, and with resources increasingly scarce, American showrunners are coming to Europe to find work and vice versa. How far have the lines become blurred. Words: Jesse Whittock Though the US has been the dominant force in global television for decades, its model of […]

Netflix buys Jane the Virgin, Black Mirror

Netflix has acquired broadcast shows including The CW’s Jane the Virgin days after the streaming service confirmed it was to finance new episodes of dark British drama anthology Black Mirror. Comedy Jane the Virgin and CBS thriller drama Zoo are from CBS Studios International, while USA Network dystopian future drama Colony comes from Legendary Entertainment. […]

Netflix ‘to fund new Black Mirror’

Streaming service Netflix has reportedly snapped up rights to Charlie Brooker’s dystopian future drama Black Mirror. According to the Radio Times, Netflix has agreed terms with writer Brooker and his House of Tomorrow prodco, which is part of the Endemol Shine Group. Channel 4 declined to comment, but TBI understands that the broadcaster has a first-look […]

Robinson out as Endemol Shine reveals UK team

Tim Robinson is leaving the Endemol Shine Group as the mega-indie this morning revealed its UK management team. Early indications were that Robinson, previously Shine Group’s COO, was negotiating what one source described as a “top international role”, but this has not come to pass. He will exit in the spring. The news came concurrently […]