The Firm


Netflix orders series from YouTube comic

Streaming service Netflix has for the first time ordered a series from talent that started out on YouTube. Haters Back Off will be an eight-part comedy starring Miranda Sings, a character YouTube comedian Colleen Ballinger-Evans created. The series will follow the family life of Sings, an incredibly untalented wannabe star who manages to continually fail upwards […]

Presto goes Rogue with eOne dramas

Australian on-demand platform Presto has inked a new drama programming deal with Entertainment One Television. Expanding on an existing agreement that gave the SVOD service shows such as The Walking Dead, the deal comprises numerous titles. These include DirecTV crime drama Rogue, the TV adaptation of feature film The Firm, and supernatural thriller Bitten on […]

Exclusive: Ryan Seacrest to produce hip hop gameshow

Ryan Seacrest is to produce a new hip hop gameshow – Rhyme, Rap or Reason – in the United States, TBI understands. Seacrest, through his Ryan Seacrest Productions, is in talks with Content Television-affilated formats firm Small World IFT, to produce the series in the US. The companies are looking to launch the series via […]