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Sky 1 brings in three original shows

Sky 1 is set to bring in three new entertainment shows for Sky and Now TV customers. Sky’s UK pay TV platform will feature an a cappella singing contest, Sing It, hosted by Cat Deeley, marking her return to British screens after years in the US. The show brings together 30 a cappella groups who […]

Tricon bringing Satan to Cannes

Tricon Films & Television will launch a trio of new docs at MIPTV including Satan Lives, a one-off film about the contemporary influence of the Devil. The doc comes from filmmakers Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen who, having learnt that more Americans believe in the Devil than the theory of evolution, embarked on a journey […]

Expanse prodco Alcon gets new TV chief

Alcon Television has got a new president, hot off the heels of the second season order for its Syfy drama The Expanse. Laura Lancaster has joined, having previously been executive VP, drama programming at NBC Entertainment. She will report to Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, co-founders and co-CEOs of Alcon TV’s parent firm, Alcon Entertainment. […]

Amazon cuts UK TV content deal with Warner Bros.

Amazon Prime Instant Video has sealed a deal with Warner Bros. for UK rights to a raft of the studios drama series. Prime Instant Video is replacing the Lovefilm brand in the UK this week. As the rebranding gets underway, Amazon has agreed a multiyear deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. Under the terms […]

All3 America unveils scripted arm

All3 America, the new US arm of UK producer All3Media, has opened a scripted division and has appointed a former exec from J.J. Abrams’ production company to helm it. Eric Lehrman has been named senior VP, scripted television, and will seek to build on All3’s slate of scripted formats, which include UK scripts such as […]

Netflix inks ’unprecedented’ Warner Bros. TV deal

Netflix has bagged rights to eight series distributed by Warner Bros. The deal between the streaming service and the Hollywood studio gives it rights to several new and library scripted titles. It comes soon after Netflix secured Disney content and there was an immediate uptick in the US-listed company’s share price following the announcement of […]