The Big C


Showtime to launch in Canada

CBS Corp. will launch branded programming from its premium cable channel Showtime in Canada for the first time after a deal with local giant Bell Media. The exclusive, long-term licensing agreement means catalogue, current and future Showtime programming will roll out in English and French on Bell platforms, including new SVOD service Crave and premium […]

Exclusive: SVT buys ITV’s Vicious, more Downton

Swedish pubcaster SVT has acquired ITV sitcom Vicious, the latest seasons of Downton Abbey and Homeland and Gillian Anderson drama Top of the Lake for its fall schedule. The broadcaster has tapped Shine International for the 6x60mins Vicious, which stars Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as a cantankerous gay couple who have lived in the […]

Hollywood Studio formats

Plans are underway to make some of the most iconic US shows ever for local broadcasters with international versions of 24, Breaking Bad, ER, Glee and Gossip Girl planned in countries as far afield as Israel and China. Shows including Prison Break, Law & Order and Desperate Housewives have already had the remake treatment and […]