Marty Adelstein


Show of the week: Snowpiercer

Seven years after the world has become an uninhabitable frozen wasteland, the survivors of humanity reside in a gigantic, 1001-car train that circles the globe in perpetual motion. While life aboard Snowpiercer is preferable to the icy apocalypse outside, class inequality is rife and some live in luxury, while others must endure constant hardships to […]

ITV Studios champions future of flexible backing for producers

ITV Studios is positioning itself as a flexible partner to international producers against a competitive backdrop of exclusive talent deals on offer from SVODs and studios. Maria Kyriacou, president of international for ITV Studios, has championed the super-indie’s range of deal structures that allow its production partners to “share in the upside” of hit shows […]

TBI Scripted: Greenlights at Alibi, NENT; Tomorrow enters Polite Society

  UKTV’s Alibi channel orders first scripted original Crime drama channel Alibi has commissioned its first scripted drama with six-part series Traces. The 6 x 60-minute drama, written by Amelia Bullmore and produced by Studiocanal-backed Red, is based on an original idea by crime writer Val McDermid. The crime thriller is set in Scotland and […]

TNT orders Snowpiercer series from ITV prodco

US cable net TNT has ordered a pilot of Snowpiercer, a futuristic drama based upon the Korean movie of the same name. ITV Studios America prodco Tomorrow Studios is making the show with Studio T, which like TNT, is part of Turner. The show is set seven years after the world has become a frozen […]

ITV Studios teams with Adelstein for straight-to-series push

The US division of ITV Studios has teamed with Marty Adelstein (pictured) to launch Tomorrow ITV Studios, a new production unit that will develop and package drama projects with a view to securing straight-to-series orders from broadcasters. The LA-based studio will focus on one-hour dramas as well as comedies and will be supported by the […]