Hunters


Paramount ties with Telefe for multi-lingual drama

Viacom’s recent acquisition of Argentinian broadcaster Telefe is already reaping rewards. Viacom-owned Paramount Television is teaming with Telefe to develop a one-hour drama series created by journalist-turned-TV writer Jason George (Narcos), Cazadores. This comes after Viacom beat competition to acquire Telefe for around US$345 million. Paramount TV is part of Paramount Pictures, the film arm […]

Syfy kills off Hunters

US cable channel Syfy has cancelled drama Hunters after one season. The series, from Valhalla Entertainment and Universal Cable Productions, follows the disappearance of a cop’s wife after he discovers a clandestine organisation that hunts down alien terrorists. The 13-part show’s final six episode were push back to a 12am Tuesday slot in the US […]

Syfy showcases Magicians, Helix unraveled

US cable channel Syfy has sent its fantasy drama pilot The Magicians to series days after cancelling sci-fi series Helix. The Magicians is based on Lev Grossman’s New York Times best-selling magical fantasy trilogy book series, and was brought to NBCUniversal-owned Syfy as a pilot last year. The thriller series follows Jason Ralph (Aquarius) as […]

Walking Dead exec adapts Swedish drama

Gale Anne Hurd from The Walking Dead and Universal Cable Productions are developing Swedish drama Brothers in Crime for the US market. Walking Dead executive producer Hurd’s prodco Valhalla Entertainment has a pod deal with NBCUniversal-owned UCP, and the pair will coproduce the show alongside Peter Stormare and Glenn Lund from Viking Brothers Entertainment. Nick […]

Georgeville moves into US television

Marc Rosen is the film and TV producer whose credits include Harry Potter and Threshold. In March he set up Georgeville Television (GVTV) and he now has three straight-to-series orders from US broadcast nets and two more on cable. He tells TBI about the new shows, which include a new offering from The X-Files’ Chris […]