Robin Williams

Daro takes on final Robin Williams film

Monaco-based Daro Film Distribution will begin selling late actor Robin Williams’ final feature in Cannes after picking up regional rights. A deal with Inception Film Group hands Daro TV sales rights in Spanish-language, Africa and central and eastern European territories to Boulevard. The film follows a devoted husband forced to confront his secret life, and […]

PBS brings Robin Williams special to market

The sales arm of US public service channel PBS, is launching a Robin Williams commemorative special internationally. Robin Williams Remembered – A Pioneers of Television Special went out on PBS this week (September 9) after the comedian and actor’s tragic death last month. It was part of the broadcaster’s Pioneers of Television strand Broadcasters around […]

B’casters clear schedules for Robin Williams shows

International broadcasters have reorganised their schedules to make room for Robin Williams tributes and re-runs of classic Williams movies and series in the wake of the comic actor’s tragic suicide this week. US kids network The Hub, a joint venture between Discovery and Hasbro, will pay tribute to Williams with the episode of comedy series […]

Oz’s Network Ten picks up Reign and raft of LA Screenings shows

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Ten has told TBI the shows it has selected from this year’s LA Screenings, which include CBS’ hotly-tipped period drama Reign. Ten has output deals with CBS and Fox and has chosen a raft of new shows from the Studios. From CBS Studios International it has Reign, the series, described as […]

LA Screenings: Broadcast Strikes Back

With US cable series such as Hatfields & McCoys gaining traction with key demographics in the past year, broadcast networks have reacted with new comedies, reboots and spin offs and a shift toward short-run series for the new season. Jesse Whittock looks at how this will affect buyers at the LA Screenings. Laughter, it’s often […]