The Event


Analysis: OTT to the rescue…

…or how streaming services are saving TV series and allowing others to get made. Pay TV operators are living in fear of people dumping their services for streaming equivalents such as Netflix or Amazon/Lovefilm. Their concerns will not have been assuaged this year as both launched a raft of premium, original content that won plaudits, […]

NBCU developing sci-fi comic for TV with Walking Dead firm

NBCUniversal production wing Universal Television is working with writer David Schulner to develop a TV adaptation of his comic book series Clone. The deal comes as part of Schulner’s overall deal with NBCU, which has already spawned midseason show Do No Harm, which ran on NBC but was cancelled last year. He has also worked […]

LA Screenings: Broadcast Strikes Back

With US cable series such as Hatfields & McCoys gaining traction with key demographics in the past year, broadcast networks have reacted with new comedies, reboots and spin offs and a shift toward short-run series for the new season. Jesse Whittock looks at how this will affect buyers at the LA Screenings. Laughter, it’s often […]