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Sarandos confirms House of Cards restart

After some deliberation on the status of House of Cards (HOC) season six, Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos has confirmed that production will go on for the final season. Last month, the sixth season was put on an extended hiatus as management attempted to resolve the fallout of sexual harassment claims made against Kevin Spacey. […]

Netflix suspends House of Cards season six

Netflix and production partner Media Rights Capital (MRC) have suspended work on season six of House of Cards indefinitely, following news that the show will not continue beyond 2018. Yesterday Netflix revealed that it was ending the series, news that came as claims of sexual harassment were made about leading star and producer Kevin Spacey. […]

House of Cards season three leaks

A “technical glitch” allowed Netflix subscribers on Wednesday afternoon to briefly watch the upcoming third season of political dramedy House of Cards. The Netflix original show is not due to officially launch until February 27, but was mistakenly made live in its entirety yesterday for around half an hour. It was quickly pulled down after […]

International broadcasters place bets on House of Cards

A host of TV channels around the world have bought Netflix’s Kevin Spacey-fronted drama House of Cards, TBI has learned. The show is distributed by Sony Pictures Television and it has concluded a raft of deals, selling it to broadcasters in Belgium, Germany, Iceland, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. These sales are in addition to the […]

The X-Files creator Chris Carter to debut new mystery series The After at MIPCOM

Chris Carter, the creator of The X-Files, has a new sci-fi suspense series The After that will be launched at MIPCOM. The show will be made with Georgeville TV, the production company set up by Marc Rosen (Harry Potter, Threshold). “This is going to be a fantastic ride – one that only he could conceive […]

TBI Exclusive: Former Sony boss Michael Grindon joins MRC

Former Sony boss Michael Grindon has reemerged at US production company Media Rights Capital, TBI understands. Grindon was previously president, Sony Pictures Television and left the Hollywood studio in March 2010 after it combined what was called Sony Pictures Television International and Sony Pictures Television. He is now working with Media Rights Capital, the production […]