Rush Hour


CBS bypasses second Rush Hour

Middling ratings have put paid to CBS’s hour-long drama series Rush Hour. The series, which comes from Warner Bros. Television and is based on the movie franchise of the same name, has taken average 1.2 ratings (six million viewers) for the US broadcaster. This has not been deemed enough to keep it going, and star […]

E4 buys Rush Hour series

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired the US film-to-TV series Rush Hour. The show will play on its youth-skewing E4 channel next year after Channel 4 bought the series from Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The broadcaster has also picked up Containment from Warner Bros.’ LA Screenings slate. The series is based on an Eyeworks-produced […]

LA Screenings wrap: analysis

Another year of excess, exuberance and extreme selling at the Hollywood studios is over, but the nature of the mayhem is changing, writes Jesse Whittock The LA Screenings began as they shouldn’t – grey clouds and prolonged rain shows dampening the spirits of the buyers flying in to Hollywood (one local hyberbolically claimed California has not seen any “any […]

LA Screenings: Nine drops Warner Bros. deal

Australia’s Nine Network has let its output deal with Warner Bros. lapse with local reports suggesting the Australian free-to-air broadcaster will reallocate the cash to sport rights. The Australian was the first to report Nine’s Warner Bros. deal has ended and TBI has verified that is the case. The Australian said the output deal cash […]

LA Screenings 2015: Puppet masters

Muppets, medics and movie characters will be filling US network schedules over the next year. Jesse Whittock examines the trends, and what this means for buyers at the LA Screenings Over the next US broadcast season, audiences will finally learn the backstory of the Muppets. They will also be introduced to the latest contenders vying […]

CBS announces fall slate

CBS has unveiled its new season slate, with seven new series amid a raft of renewals. The new offerings include medical drama Code Black, movie-to-TV procedural Limitless and DC Comics adaptation Supergirl. New comedies include guardian angel single cam series Angel from Hell and family comedy Life in Pieces. There will also be a Rush […]

Limitless, Rush Hour set for CBS

TV remakes of feature films Limitless and Rush Hour are to air on CBS in the new season after the Eye Network’s latest round of greenlights. The shows will be joined on the 2015-16 schedule by a Criminal Minds spin-off, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders; medical drama Code Black; superhero series Supergirl; and comedies Life in […]