Marc DeBevoise


CBS All Access picks up Will Ferrell comedy

CBS All Access, the Eye network’s SVOD platform, is adding three new scripted shows to its portfolio, including its first original comedy, produced by Will Ferrell. The platform has handed straight-to-series orders for the comedy No Activity and dramas Strange Angel and $1. No Activity, which will premier on All Access before the end of […]

CBS creates ad-free SVOD option

US broadcaster CBS has launched a commercial-free option for its subscription video-on-demand service, CBS All Access. Consumers can already access a with-commercial version for US$5.99 a month, or watch its programming without ads for US$9.99 a month. The US$5.99 option will reduce adverts during on-demand programming and remove them completely during classic CBS shows. CBS […]

CBS names SVOD content chief, studio dev chief

US subscription on-demand platform CBS All Access is set to ramp up programming activity after appointing an original content chief. CBS Television Studio’s head of drama, Julie McNamara is moving across to its CBS sister to become executive VP, original content. Senior VP, drama development at CBS Entertainment Bryan Seabury will replace her at the […]

Good Wife spin-off set for SVOD platform

A spin-off series of CBS drama The Good Wife has been greenlit – for subscription on-demand platform CBS All Access. The series is the second major original title set for CBS’s OTT platform after a new Star Trek scripted effort announced last year. The Good Wife series will be set a year after the conclusion […]

CBS goes SVOD-first with new Star Trek series

A new scripted drama ordered to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the original Star Trek series will debut in 2017, with CBS Corp. planning to launch it as an SVOD-first original. The new Star Trek series will premiere in the US on the CBS broadcast network in January 2017, with the opening episode and then […]