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Viacom launches throwback MTV channel

Viacom is launching MTV Classic, a new cable net that will be programmed with MTV shows from the 90s including Jackass, Cribs, and Beavis & Butt-Head. The channel, which initially is US-only, will replace VH1 classic in the Viacom stable. MTV is often criticised for moving away from its roots and Viacom is reaching out […]

Berman prodco pacts with Singled Out’s Auerbach

Gail Berman’s production outfit, The Jackal Group, has entered into a first-look development deal with veteran producer Gary Auerbach, who launched MTV series Laguna Beach and Singled Out. The pact includes development of scripted and non-scripted programming. Auerbach was most recently executive VP of NBCUniversal-owned Wilshire Studios, where he was able to sell 35 shows […]

eOne nurtures Creature with first-look

Entertainment One has secured a first-look deal with unscripted specialist Creature Films, which veteran producers Mark Ford and Kevin Lopez run. The deal sees Ford and Lopez work with eOne to develop and produce unscripted programming, which eOne will then sell internationally. “We have strategically built out eOne Television’s alternative programming business in a way […]