Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes centre stage at MIPCOM

US super-producer Shonda Rhimes will be the Personality of the Year at this year’s MIPCOM. Rhimes is currently the most successful producer in US TV and has a slew of network shows among her credits, including Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, and from this year’s ABC line-up, Romeo and Juliet-inspired drama […]

Netflix to Get Away with Murder

Netflix has acquired international rights to Shonda Rhimes’ ABC series How to Get Away with Murder. The US-listed SVOD firm has taking exclusive worldwide streaming rights to the first season of the crime show as broadcast net ABC prepares to launch season two as part of its fall schedule. The show performed well for ABC […]

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 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 […]

Universal Channel will Get Away With Murder

Universal Channel in the UK has acquired How to Get Away with Murder, the new US drama series from Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes. How to Get Away with Murder follows a law professor who gets entangled in a murder conspiracy with some of her students. The series will be part of US network ABC’s […]