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TBI Weekly: The future is female for global prodcos

Production companies with a female focus are cropping up at a startling rate as female perspectives take centre stage globally and the #MeToo movement continues apace. This week, we saw former CBS entertainment boss and longtime champion of gender equality, Nina Tassler, form PatMa Productions. The outfit will focus on diverse voices and partner with organisations […]

Mind the casting gap: directors talk diversity

Casting directors are evolving their methods to pick the right individuals to reflect society, but can they be fully representative if diversity isn’t replicated behind-the-scenes? Kaltrina Bylykbashi reports Casting has been of hot debate in recent years, particularly when it comes to incorporating more diversity. While improved inclusivity in casting is still a work in […]

Kent Alterman on the lookout for animated comedy

Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s president, expressed his desire to find more animated comedies during the Edinburgh International Television Festival. During a Q&A session with comedian Jimmy Carr, Alterman said that it has been difficult to find animated shows that have been able to live in the shadow of long-running toon South Park, which has been […]

Westworld one of three HBO recommissions

Westworld’s stellar season one ratings have lead to the HBO sci-fi/mystery drama getting a second season commission, along with half-hours Divorce and Insecure. Season one numbers for Westworld, a remake of the 1970s movie of the same name about rogue robots in a futuristic theme park, are tracking ahead of the first runs of Game […]