The Exorcist

Exorcist producer Morgan Creek rejigs

US prodco Morgan Creek Productions has rebranded as it prepares to push further into television with a new slate of shows and planned reboots. The company will now be known as Morgan Creek Entertainment Group (MCEG), which will target TV reboots of movie franchises from its library such as Ace Ventura, Dead Ringers, Diabolique and […]

Amazon brings Exorcist, This is Us to Prime

Amazon and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution have reached an international content licensing agreement to bring the TV adaptation of The Exorcist (pictured) and This is Us to Prime customers in over 200 territories. During September 2017, Amazon Prime Video will start introducing seasons of the shows to new countries post-local season finale broadcast. This […]

Channel 4 buys NBC drama

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired NBC’s dramedy This is Us from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. The series debuted on NBC last week and scored 10.07 million viewers, rising to 13.47 million including catch-up. Its trailer had already amassed a record 64 million Facebook views and 8.5 million on YouTube. Channel 4 claims this […]

Syfy UK nabs new Exorcist

UK pay TV channel Syfy will broadcast 20th Century Fox Television’s series adaptation of seminal 1973 horror movie The Exorcist. NBCUniversal International Networks acquired the show, which was ordered to series in May at the Upfronts, for the channel from 20t Century Fox Television Distribution. The series is not a remake of the film of […]

CTV reveals Screenings acquisitions

Canada’s CTV has acquired eight new series that launched internationally last week at the LA Screenings. The Canuck network bought Designated Survivor and Conviction from Entertainment One Television; This is Us and The Exorcist from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Notorious from Sony Pictures Television; American Housewife from Disney Media Distribution; and Time After Time […]

Supergirl flies to CW as Agent Carter crashes

The US networks are well underway in building their next generation of scripted shows, with CBS moving Supergirl to The CW and ABC cancelling a number of shows, including Marvel’s Agent Carter. Almost every network has made early pick-ups in the past few days, with Supergirl moving channels amid flagging ratings on CBS among the […]