Rizzoli & Isles

Reilly to ‘transform’ TBS, TNT with new team

Turner Entertainment boss Kevin Reilly has set out his senior team at the TBS and TNT US cable channels in his first major move since joining Turner last November. Outlining the new structure, the Turner chief said the changes were the first steps in transforming the basic cable channels and “doubling down on original programming”. […]

UKTV buys CBS drama for Alibi

UK digital channels group UKTV has acquired US drama series King & Maxwell from CBS Studios International. Based on the David Baldacci books, the series follows a pair of secret agents turned private investigators. UKTV, a joint venture between Scripps Network Interactive and BBC Worldwide, will launch the show on its Alibi crime channel in […]

TNT renews hit series Rizzoli, Major Crimes and Perception

US cable network has renewed signature series Rizzoli & Isles as well as drama shows Major Crimes and Perception. Cop series Rizzoli & Isles was the top-ranked basic cable shows through the summer with an average of 8.4 million viewers. The renewal will take it into its fifth season, which will comprise fifteen episodes. The […]

Whoopi Goldberg making Lifetime TV Movie, A+E to distribute

Oscar winner Whoopi Goldberg will star in and executive produce a new Lifetime TV movie, A Day Late and a Dollar Short. A+E will sell the TV movie internationally as it adds new Lifetime content to its catalogue. The distributor is seeking to inject new life into the genre and has recently commissioned research that […]

Alibi renews Rizzoli & Isles with Warner Bros

UKTV-owned broadcaster Alibi has closed a deal with Warner Bros to acquire future seasons of crime drama Rizzoli & Isles. The crime channel, which airs US series including Castle and Body of Proof as well as British dramas including Miss Marple and Inspector Lynley, will launch the third season of the series in January 2013 […]