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‘Power’ creator Courtney A Kemp leaves Lionsgate for Netflix

Power creator Courtney A Kemp is leaving Lionsgate after agreeing a new overall deal with Netflix. The multi-year pact will see Kemp and her prodco, End of Episode, create and develop new shows for the global streamer. The deal, which could reportedly hit nine figures if bonuses are hit, ends Kemp’s six-year partnership with Lionsgate […]

Peacock seeks scripted music duo with contest comedy & 50 Cent-produced hip hop drama

NBCUniversal-owned streamer Peacock is working on two music-related scripted projects; comedy series Take Note and a drama adaptation of the 2019 Tiffany Jackson novel Let Me Hear A Rhyme. The streamer has handed a series order to Lambur Productions, which is behind Hulu’s Hardy Boys, for the 10 x 30-minute Take Note, about a group […]

Lionsgate, HBO Max execs admit insurance remains ‘unanswered question’

Insuring productions against the threat of future Covid-19 outbreaks remains an “unanswered question” for the US side of the content business, leading execs have admitted. Lionsgate TV’s chairman Kevin Beggs and HBO Max’s president of business operations & productions Sandra Dewey, appearing as part of Banff World Media Festival, both suggested that a US industry-wide […]