Propagate Content

Apple to format Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Apple has acquired exclusive rights to James Corden format Carpool Karaoke, as the tech giant pushes further into original programming. The new series will debut on the Apple Music platform after Apple reached an agreement with CBS Studios International, the US distributor that began shopping the format after its success as a skit on The […]

All3, Endemol Shine among 30 PactUS sign-ups

All3Media America and Endemol Shine North America are among 30 TV producers that have signed up to indies association PactUS as initial members. The 30 companies include All3 America and its family of prodcos – namely Bentley Productions, Bogner Content, Commonwealth Unscripted, Company Pictures, ID-TV, Lime, Lion Television USA, Maverick, MME Moviement, North One Television, […]

PactUS formed with ex-Nat Geo chief Lyle

Former National Geographic Channel CEO David Lyle will be the inaugural president of UK indie trade body Pact’s stateside arm. Lyle (left) is currently establishing offices in New York and LA for PactUS, which will seek to give voice to the American indie television production community. He will hire staff to man these bases, and […]

Lifetime sets up digital platform for romantic drama

US cable net Lifetime is launching Fall Into Me, a new digital platform that will feature romantic drama series produced by Howard T. Owens’ fledgling prodco Propagate Content. The initial Fall Into Me (WT) slate comprises eight titles. Each will have eight six-minute episodes that Lifetime said can be ‘discreetly enjoyed on phones and tablets’. […]

Ex-Nat Geo, A+E execs launch Propagate Content

Former National Geographic Channels president Howard T. Owens has launched a production company, which counts A+E Networks as an investor. Owens (left) will be joined at Propagate Content by former A&E channel general manager David McKillop (below, right) with the latter taking on the role of chief creative officer. Owens, who is Propagate’s CEO and […]