Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland to speak at MIPCOM

Kiefer Sutherland will give a keynote address at MIPCOM next month. The actor will be in Cannes to promote Designated Survivor, his new Entertainment One-distributed series, which started on ABC this week, and was picked up by Netflix internationally this week, as first reported by TBIvision. 24 star Sutherland will deliver a Media Mastermind keynote […]

Netflix elects Designated Survivor

Netflix has acquired international rights to new season ABC political drama Designated Survivor. The deal was first mooted at the LA Screenings, where producer and distributor Entertainment One Television debuted it to global buyers. A Netflix rep today confirmed a deal had been struck to bring it to all of the territories in which the streaming […]

UK’s Sky clocks on for new 24

UK satcaster BSkyB has acquired Fox’s upcoming miniseries thriller, 24: Live Another Day. Sky has scored the deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, and the Kiefer Sutherland-fronted reboot will launch in the UK at an unspecified date on Sky 1 HD. The 12-episode show, from Teakwood Lane Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox […]

WOWOW: from Japan to LA to the world

Kayo Washio runs the LA office of Japanese pay TV channel operator WOWOW. She set up on the West Coast in 2010. An established buyer of US series and movies, WOWOW has just got on board its first international originals and Washio wants to reach out to the global TV community to scope out more […]

Fox mulls 24 return but loses Touch

Kiefer Sutherland-starring action thriller series 24 could be returning to US network Fox, though Sutherland’s current drama Touch has been axed. The news emerged as the broadcast networks made more pre-Upfront programming decisions. Fox wants to bring back flagship series 24 in a limited series format, as US entertainment blog Deadline first reported. Former 24 […]