Susan Waddell

Power put up for sale after strategic review

Power is on the block, with the UK-based producer and distributor’s South African owners selling the business following a strategic review, TBI can reveal. Power CEO Susan Waddell has stepped down but will assist with the sale on a consultancy basis. A source at one major UK distributor told TBI it had been offered the […]

News brief: UKTV buys Crusoe, Pinocchio

British multichannel operator UKTV has bought three scripted series from UK-based distributor Power. Scripps Networks International- and BBC Worldwide-owned UKTV has acquired the 13x60mins Crusoe, 2x120mins Pinocchio and 1x120mins A Bear Named Winnie (pictured). “We are pleased that there continues to be an appetite for these one of a kind classics, not only in the […]

Sony’s AXN lands Power’s Air Force One

UK-based distributor Power has sold its action show Air Force One is Down to AXN. Sony Pictures Television’s male-skewed channel has acquired the 2x120mins show for AXN in South Korea, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The two-parter follows the hijacked of Air Force One by rogue Serbian militants and stars Jeremy Sisto (Law and Order) and […]