James Corden


James Corden’s The Wrong Mans is up for a US remake

Showtime has ordered a pilot of The Wrong Mans for the US, originally created by James Corden and Mathew Baynton. Corden and Baynton will adapt the BBC2 comedy thriller and have teamed with former Veep exec producer Ian Maxtone-Graham to write a 30-minute pilot with Parks and Recreation actor Ben Schwartz. The US edition will […]

Apple delays Carpool Karaoke

Apple has pushed back the launch of its first original series, Carpool Karaoke. The tech behemoth is moving into original programming, ordering Carpool Karaoke, reality competition series Planet of the Apps, with reported plans to greenlight drama series and movies. Carpool Karaoke, an adaptation from a segment on James Corden’s US talkshow, was to be […]

James Corden takes stake in CBS series prodco

James Corden has formally become a partner in Fulwell 73, the UK-based firm that produces his late night CBS series in the US. Corden (pictured) joins existing partners Gabe Turner, Ben Turner, Ben Winston and Leo Pearlman with immediate effect after taking an equity stake. Financial terms of the agreement were not revealed. Fulwell 73 […]

Apple CEO claims ‘intense interest’ in TV, content

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that he has an “intense interest” in television, and claimed there is “great opportunity” for the company to create and own content. Speaking on the company’s third quarter earnings call, Cook also said that Apple is “open to acquisitions of any size that are of strategic value where we […]

Apple to format Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Apple has acquired exclusive rights to James Corden format Carpool Karaoke, as the tech giant pushes further into original programming. The new series will debut on the Apple Music platform after Apple reached an agreement with CBS Studios International, the US distributor that began shopping the format after its success as a skit on The […]

Sky buys James Corden’s US talkshow

Sky has snagged UK rights to The Late Late Show with James Corden. The late night talk show goes out on CBS in the US. CBS Studios International distributes the series and struck the Sky deal, having already shopped it to buyers in Europa, Asia and Australasia. In the UK and Ireland, Sky will have […]

RTL CBS takes Corden’s Late, Late Show

Asian network RTL CBS Entertainment has acquired The Late, Late Show with James Corden from cousin CBS Studios International. It will air on weeknights from August 3 at 11.45pm with a selection of top episodes to date and current episodes from season two. Brit Corden took over from Craig Ferguson on the Late, Late Show […]

BBCWW grabs Andy Murray Wimbledon title

BBC Worldwide has acquired distribution rights to one-off doc Andy Murray: The Man Behind the Racquet, which goes behind the scenes to paint a portrait of the new Wimbledon winner. Murray fever is at a peak in the UK, where the Scot last week became Great Britain’s first tennis player in 77 years to win […]

MIPTV News: James Corden will be BBCWW’s Wrong Mans in Cannes

BBC Worldwide will launch new Hulu drama series The Wrong Mans at MIPTV and will have talent from the show in Cannes including James Corden (Gavin & Stacey). The 6x30mins comedy drama was one of US streaming service Hulu’s original slate of series announced earlier this year. It’s a coproduction between Hulu and UK pubcaster […]

Hulu unveils original series for 2013

US streaming and catch-up and service Hulu has unveiled three new original properties that it will launch this year including a coproduction with the BBC and its first original animated series. Six-part series The Wrong Mans will be a Hulu-BBC Worldwide coproduction. It will star James Corden (Gavin & Stacey) in a story of lowly […]