TBI Scripted


Luke Perry’s death prompts ‘Riverdale’ production shutdown

The CW has shut down production on hit drama Riverdale following the death of actor Luke Perry. Perry, who played the role of Archie Andrews’ father on the series, which is based on the Archie comics, died on Monday (5 March), less than a week after suffering a massive stroke. It is as yet unclear […]

Show of the week: Coroner

The crown jewel in Cineflix Rights’ growing scripted slate, Coroner has struck a chord in the market for procedurals – becoming the highest-rated drama debut on Canadian broadcaster CBC and the largest historical launch on Universal TV in the UK. Inspired by British writer M.R. Hall’s bestselling series of books, Coroner is a character-driven, hour-long […]

Berlinale: Brazil’s Globo drives into premium drama with Harassment

Brazilian broadcaster Globo is driving into high-end drama with limited series Harassment, which is set to screen at next week’s Berlinale. Produced by Globo Studios, the 10-part original drama is the only Brazilian title screening as part of the festival’s Drama Series Days Market Screenings, joining productions from Sweden, Spain, Israel, Argentina and the UK. […]

TBI Scripted October/November 2016

This month’s issue includes; Award winner: The Night Manager. TBI talks to the team behind the BBC/AMC drama In the spotlight: Frank Spotnitz talks about career highlights and how the industry is evolving The Halcyon: Andy Harries, Chris Croucher and Keith LeGoy talk about the lavish ITV period drama In depth: Pierce Brosnan in Sonar’s […]

TBI Scripted December/January 2015/16

SVOD drama: Netflix and its SVOD counterparts have turned the TV drama world on its head. Whereas the Holy Grail was once a US network commission, now a global order for Netflix, or an Amazon pilot, is becoming the greatest prize Spanish fiction: With Spain’s recession now over, TV producers are cautiously resuming plans for […]