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In demand chart: Netflix’s Gilmore Girls leads Amazon’s Grand Tour

Netflix’s reboot of US comedy series the Gilmore Girls is leading the pack in Germany, some distance ahead of Amazon’s biggest ever commissioned series, The Grand Tour, our latest In Demand charts reveal. The latest exclusive data set from influential analytics firm Parrot,covering November 27 – December 3, reveals the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the […]

CBS working up Big Bang Theory prequel

A prequel to The Big Bang Theory is in the works at CBS. The US broadcast net is developing a prequel to the smash hit comedy that will focus on a young Sheldon Coooper, one of the show’s central characters. US trade The Hollywood Reporter broke the news, noting that The Big Bang Theory creators […]

In-demand chart: Hungary (October 16-22, 2016)

Those who’ve watched AMC and Fox Networks Group drama The Walking Dead will know exactly why the series has shot straight back to the top of our In-demand charts. Since the ending of season six, fans have been desperate to know the outcome of a particular dark scenario for hero Rick Grimes and his band […]

E4 acquires US comedy Black-ish

UK terrestrial Channel 4 has acquired ABC comedy Black-ish, and will premiere it on its youth-skewed digital channel, E4. Black-ish has been a ratings and critical success for ABC, and is currently in its second season on US broadcast television. The series follows Anthony Anderson and his African-American family, who try to balance their upper […]

Netflix bags Disjointed Chuck Lorre series

Netflix has ordered a 20-part straight-to-series comedy from comedy guru Chuck Lorre and Warner Bros. Television. Disjointed will star Kathy Bates as a lifelong legalisation advocate who is living her dream as the owner of an LA cannabis dispensary. Lorre (pictured), who’s behind CBS comedies such as The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half […]

In-demand charts: Italy (June 26-July 2, 2016)

Our latest in-demand chart, this week coming from the southern European country of Italy, throws up familiar results and a couple of surprises. At the top of the rankings, Orange is the New Black and Game of Thrones rule supreme. OITNB edges slightly ahead of animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, which has taken […]

In-demand charts: Czech Republic (12-18 June 2016)

Ahead of the Brexit vote in the UK, which could lead to the biggest change in the European Union in many years, our chart from another part of Europe reveals some familiar television viewing patterns. As with Poland (May 29-June 4), House of Cards and Game of Thrones are the most in-demand series in our […]

In-demand charts: Poland (May 29-June 4, 2016)

Our latest fortnightly feature in association with Parrot Analytics reveals the most in-demand* shows from Poland, as we head into the central and eastern Europe-focused NATPE event in Budapest, Hungary this month. Poland throws up few surprises: House of Cards and Game of Thrones are the most popular overall and digital series, respectively, in the […]

In-demand charts: Spain (15 – 21 May 2016)

Our latest fortnightly feature in association with Parrot Analytics reveals the most in-demand shows from another European territory. Spain’s most popular digital original is Narcos. The Pablo Escobar-inspired drama was streaming service Netflix’s first big Spanish-language – or more accurately Spanish and English-language – play and its success in Spain is therefore unsurprising. Spanish viewers also love […]

CBS bypasses second Rush Hour

Middling ratings have put paid to CBS’s hour-long drama series Rush Hour. The series, which comes from Warner Bros. Television and is based on the movie franchise of the same name, has taken average 1.2 ratings (six million viewers) for the US broadcaster. This has not been deemed enough to keep it going, and star […]