Content London: ‘Clarkson’s Farm’ to return to Prime Video; Sony’s Ahuja talks ‘cooling’ US market; MGM+ unveils roll-out plans

Prime Video’s Clarkson’s Farm to return Prime Video’s Clarkson’s Farm will return for a fourth season, despite reports that the show’s future was in doubt after presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s comments about Meghan Markle. The news broke at Content London, where Fozia Khan, head of UK unscripted at Amazon Studios, said that shooting was soon to […]

MGM+ picks up docuseries on infamous serial killer Ed Gein

Amazon-owned streamer MGM+ has picked up true crime docuseries Psycho: The Lost Tapes Of Ed Gein, about the infamous US serial killer. Directed and executive produced by James Buddy Day, via his Pyramid Productions, alongside Jill Latiano Howerton and Josh Kunau for Roots Productions, the series will premiere in MGM+ in September. The four-part series […]

MGM+ adapts Bernard Cornwell’s Arthurian epic ‘Warlord Chronicles’ with Bad Wolf

Amazon-owned streamer and linear channel MGM+ has ordered The Winter King, a “revisionist” take on Arthurian legend, based on the Warlord Chronicles book series by Bernard Cornwell. Produced by Sony Pictures Television-owned Bad Wolf, the series is set to premiere globally on 20 August. Otto Bathurst (Peaky Blinders, His Dark Materials) serves as lead director […]

Amazon Studios moves into distribution with new Chris Ottinger-led sales division

Amazon Studios will sell its originals including The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Hunters to buyers around the world, after setting up a new sales arm. Amazon MGM Studios Distribution will sell both films and TV from the Amazon originals slate, as well as current and library titles from MGM. Its first outing will be the […]

MGM+ moves forward with ‘Emperor Of Ocean Park’

Amazon-owned streamer MGM+ is moving forward with Emperor Of Ocean Park, an adaptation of Stephen L Carter’s novel of the same name. The 10-part thriller, which was first announced as being in development in January, is being written and executive produced by Sherman Payne and produced by John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television. Set […]

Amazon strikes Lionsgate pact ahead of relaunching MGM streamer in Europe

Amazon is relaunching MGM’s international streaming service across Europe and is stocking it with shows including Mad Men, the Power franchise and Black Sails after striking a far-reaching pact with Lionsgate. The move, which follows the launch of MGM+ in the US in January, will see Amazon roll out an MGM+ International branded streamer in […]

MGM TV unscripted co-head, Brian Edwards, exits three months after promotion

Brian Edwards, the co-head of MGM alternative television, is leaving the Amazon-owned company three months since he was promoted into the role. Edwards was named as co-head of unscripted alongside Barry Poznick in the November 2022 restructure that placed Jennifer Salke in charge of Shark Tank studio. Prior to his promotion, Edwards served as president of […]

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