Howard Gordon


TBI Weekly: When writers revolt, from LA to Berlin

Creative talent might be in demand but recognition and recompense remains an issue for writers from LA to Berlin. Richard Middleton catches up with developments at the Oslo Showrunners Summit in Norway. Talented writers are in demand around the world but you might not have guessed it from the way they have been treated in […]

Apple drops Richard Gere-starring remake of Israeli drama

  Apple has dropped its Richard Gere-starring drama Bastards, which was set to be a remake of an Israeli drama with Howard Gordon onboard as showrunner. The show was ordered straight-to-series last year and was being written by Gordon and Warren Leight, with both also attached as exec producers and showrunners. The eight-part series, based […]

Exclusive: MediaXchange launches international showrunner summit

London-headquartered consultancy MediaXchange is launching an international showrunner summit this autumn. Based out of Norway, The Oslo Showrunner Summit will cater to showrunners and lead writers, and will be headlined by Homeland co-creator and 24 showrunner Howard Gordon, who is to deliver a keynote address. The day-long summit marks the first day of the annual […]

Hugh Laurie, Night Manager team confirmed for INTV

Hugh Laurie and several of the team behind The Night Manager will give a keynote address at the upcoming INTV event. Laurie will be joined by Susanne Bier and Stephen Garrett, and give the closing keynote at the conference in the wake of the success of the BBC-AMC thriller. INTV is being held Jerusalem, Israel […]

Fox to reboot 24 with new hero

US broadcaster Fox has ordered a pilot for a rebooted 24, which will feature all-new characters. 24 producers Howard Gordon, Manny Coto and Evan Katz are behind 24: Legacy, which also has Brian Glazer attached as an executive producer. The action drama will be the first not starring Kiefer Sutherland as agent Jack Bauer. This […]

Sky 1 looks to TNT’s Legends

UK satellite channel Sky 1 HD has acquired TNT cop drama Legends. The deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution hands the BKSyB channel exclusive UK rights to the US drama. Legends counts Homeland and 24 producer Howard Gordon among its executive producer roster. It follows Sean Bean (Game of Thrones)as an undercover agent with […]

BBC heist drama remade at Fox

Homeland and 24 producer Howard Gordon is working up a remake of BBC heist drama Inside Men in the US. US network Fox’s cable production division Fox 21 is working with LA-based BBC Worldwide Productions and Gordon’s Teakwood Lane Productions on the adaptation. Gordon will helm the project alongside Richard Price (The Wire). The BBC […]

FX greenlights Homeland producers’ drama

US cable channel FX has given a series order to a Middle East-set drama from Homeland writers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff and Six Feet Under’s Craig Wright. Tyrant will tell the story of a quiet American family drawn into the workings of turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Adam Rayner, Jennifer Finnigan and Ashraf Barhom are […]

TNT renews hit series Rizzoli, Major Crimes and Perception

US cable network has renewed signature series Rizzoli & Isles as well as drama shows Major Crimes and Perception. Cop series Rizzoli & Isles was the top-ranked basic cable shows through the summer with an average of 8.4 million viewers. The renewal will take it into its fifth season, which will comprise fifteen episodes. The […]