Sasha Breslau


TBI Weekly: Global buyers react to “mind-blowing” Disney might

US studios have reassured global buyers that it is “business as usual” out of Los Angeles despite their international SVOD plans, while Disney has wowed global execs with a bolstered showcase. The distribution arms of studios, including CBS Studios International, Warner Bros. Worldwide Television Distribution and Disney Global Content Sales and Distribution, have taken pains […]

ITV2 explores The Great Indoors with CBS

UK digital terrestrial channel ITV2 has acquired new season US sitcom The Great Indoors. The comedy, about an intrepid adventure journalist getting to grips with modern digital publishing, was an unexpected hit with buyers at the LA Screenings in May this year, prompting commercial broadcaster ITV to swoop and claim first window broadcast and VOD […]

Lethal Weapon puts US TV back in ITV primetime

ITV has bought the film-to-TV series adaptation of Lethal Weapon, a major deal that marks the primetime return of US drama to the UK’s largest commercial channel. The UK broadcaster scheduled US series in its ITV primetime in the distant past, before moving to a peak time line-up of local fare in recent years. Lethal […]

ITV2 acquires CBS drama Scorpion

UK digital channel ITV2 has bought exclusive broadcast and SVOD rights to Scorpion, CBS Studios International’s high-octane new season drama. The show, about a group of misfit masterminds that fight against hi-tech threats, was a hit with buyers earlier this year at the LA Screenings. It has since picked up steam, and in last week […]