Sundance TV

Sundance TV, AMC+ investigate true crime with Anchor & Blumhouse

Sundance TV and AMC+ have picked up Look Into My Eyes, a new true crime docuseries from Anchor Entertainment and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television. Brent Hodge (Pharma Bro, I Am Chris Farley) is attached to direct the four-part series, which will debut on 4 May, and which Anchor CEO Ethan Goldman described as “the ultimate […]

Malaysia’s Astro to adapt ITV drama ‘Liar’ with Double Vision

Astro in Malaysia has ordered a local adaptation of Liar, the UK drama about two people whose initial attraction has far reaching consequences. The Malaysian version will be produced by Double Vision, following a deal with format distributor All3Media International, which has also acquired the rights to the finished series. The series is expected to […]

AMC cancels recently renewed ‘Moonhaven’ as cuts hit programming

AMC Networks’ attempts to cut its costs have hit its programming already, with recently renewed Moonhaven now being axed. The show, which was one of its most watched series this year on streamer AMC+, had been extended into a second season in July but that decision has now been reversed following the company’s plans to […]

AMC Networks eyes $475m restructuring cost as programming execs depart

AMC Networks expects to face restructuring costs of between $350m and $475m as it seeks to turn the company around, while the shock departure of CEO Christina Spade earlier this week has been followed by several other senior exits. The restructuring plan, which will see up to 20% of staff leaving, is designed to achieve […]

AMC Networks Entertainment chief Sarah Barnett to step down

AMC Networks Entertainment Group president Sarah Barnett is stepping down from her role at the US-based operator. Barnett will replaced on an interim basis by AMC Networks COO Ed Carroll, who will take on a remit that covered production arm AMC Studios as well as networks AMC, BBC America and Sundance TV. Her next move […]

Sundance kicks off with deals for US cable networks

A host of factual deals have been announced during the Sundance Film Festival in 2018, including acquisitions for Starz and original shows for the event’s affiliated network, SundanceTV. The latter has invested further into true crime by greenlit three new docuseries. The Road to Jonestown, is from Appian Way and Stephen David Entertainment. Ministry of […]