Schitt’s Creek

The CW claims streaming rights to new shows including ‘Batwoman’

US broadcaster The CW is to offer viewers exclusive streaming access to its shows during their current seasons, starting with drama trio Batwoman, Nancy Drew and Katy Keene. The arrangement comes after The CW’s parents, Warner Bros and CBS, ended a deal with Netflix that provided the US-based streamer with full seasons of the network’s […]

Women sweep Canadian Screenwriting Awards’ drama, comedy categories

Women screenwriters have swept the TV drama and comedy categories for the Writers Guild of Canada’s Screenwriting Awards for the first time in their 23-year history. The awards celebrate Canadian screenwriting talent across Canadian-made TV, film, documentaries and webseries. This year, both the TV drama and TV comedy categories consist solely of female nominees, who […]

CW programming exec joins CBS, Lionsgate net

US entertainment network Pop has added The CW’s alternative programming chief to its ranks, with Paul Adler leaving as a result. Justin Rosenblatt (pictured) is leaving his post as senior VP, alternative programming at the Warner Bros. and CBS-owned broadcast network to become executive VP, original programming and development at Pop. Adler, who has been […]

US cable net lands Schitt’s Creek

US cable net Pop, the rebranded TV Guide Network, has acquired Schitt’s Creek, the Canadian comedy series created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy. ITV Studios Global Entertainment distributes the show and launched it internationally last week at MIPCOM. The series will be the first original comedy on Pop. The CBS and Lionsgate-owned net will […]