Muse Entertainment


Show of the week: The Murders

Distributor: APC Studios Producer: Muse Entertainment Broadcaster: NBCUniversal International Networks (Europe, Africa), Citytv (Canada) Logline: A female-led procedural starring Gotham’s Jessica Lucas The Murders is Muse Entertainment’s latest procedural drama focusing on homicide detective Kate Jameson, played by Gotham’s Jessica Lucas, and detective Mike Huntley, as they navigate the case of a mysterious killer who […]

Scripted Hot Pick: The Murders

Distributor: APC Studios Producer: Muse Entertainment Broadcaster: NBCUniversal International Networks (Europe, Africa), Citytv (Canada) Logline: A female-led procedural starring Gotham’s Jessica Lucas The Murders is Muse Entertainment’s latest procedural drama focusing on homicide detective Kate Jameson, played by Gotham’s Jessica Lucas, and detective Mike Huntley, as they navigate the case of a mysterious killer who uses music for destructive […]

Channel 5 secures Spike miniseries Tut

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has acquired Tut, the Ancient Egypt miniseries about boy-king Tutankhamun. Viacom-owned Channel 5 acquired the show from Muse Distribution International, whose parent, Muse Entertainment, produced it. Tut was created for another Viacom network, US cable channel Spike, which ordered the drama as its first event miniseries in eight years and launches […]

Endemol Shine’s Storie booked in for Muse

Tut producer Muse Entertainment has hired Lydia Storie to become VP, development at its LA arm. Storie (pictured) was most recently director of development for Endemol Shine Studios’ scripted pod division Additional Dialogue, where she oversaw a slate of cable development projects and secured book titles for the slate. She will now join Muse Entertainment […]

Spike orders Tutankhamen drama miniseries

US cable channel Spike TV has ordered a six-part scripted miniseries based on legendary Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamen from Canada’s Muse Entertainment. Tut will tell the story of Tutankhamen’s rise to power and subsequent struggle to establish Egypt as a key power as his advisors, friends and lovers scheme for their own interests. Spike billed the […]

ProSieben buys Canadian crime drama Played

ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired Played, the Canadian-produced cop drama series. The German free-to-air broadcaster has picked up the series as its producer and distributor, Muse Entertainment, launches it internationally at MIPCOM. The show follows undercover cops infiltrating criminal gangs. The thirteen-part drama was commissioned by Bell-owned Canadian broadcaster CTV. It will launch on the Canadian free-to-air […]

Channel 5 gets Played, returns to Wentworth

UK terrestrial Channel 5 has acquired Canadian cop drama Played from producer-distributor Muse Distribution International. The 13x60mins series premieres this month in Canada on CTV, with MDI’s parent Muse Entertainment producing along with Back Alley Film Productions (Bomb Girls). It follows a group of elite undercover cops who pose as drug dealers, assassins and gangsters […]

News brief: Spike options Tutankhamun miniseries from Muse

US cable net Spike has taken an option on Tut, a miniseries about ancient Egyptian ruler Tutankhamun. The potential six-parter was brought to Spike by Canadian producer Muse Entertainment (Bomb Girls). Muse’s Joel S. Rice and Michael Prupas will exec produce the series if greenlit, alongside Greg Gugliotta (The Fosters). The writing team includes Michael […]

Peace Point, Muse enter distribution pact

Peace Point Rights will represent programmes from Canadian compatriot Muse Distribution International’s catalogue in Latin America and selected Eastern European territories. The first shows are 13x60mins procedural drama Played and feature length documentary JFK: The Smoking Gun, which Peace Point will offer in both 1x60mins and 1x90mins formats. Played is set to broadcast on Canadian […]

Miniseries strike back

A few years ago, it looked like scripted miniseries were heading for the scrapheap. With networks favouring TV movies, returning series and fast-moving factual entertainment franchises, miniseries started to look expensive to produce and hard to schedule. Things are very different now, reports Andy Fry.   A run of well-received projects such as Rome, Pillars […]