The Night Manager


Hugh Laurie, Night Manager team confirmed for INTV

Hugh Laurie and several of the team behind The Night Manager will give a keynote address at the upcoming INTV event. Laurie will be joined by Susanne Bier and Stephen Garrett, and give the closing keynote at the conference in the wake of the success of the BBC-AMC thriller. INTV is being held Jerusalem, Israel […]

Awards winners: Golden Globes vs. Emmys

US TV award ceremonies generate column inches and marketing collateral for channels, producers and stars, but which one delivers the greatest impact in terms of viewing. In this exclusive article for TBI, Parrot Analytics data scientist Kayla Hegedus finds that winning a lower-profile Golden Globe actually has a bigger impact than bagging an Emmy. Television is often […]

AMC, BBC coproduce second Le Carré adaptation

US cable channel AMC and UK pubcaster the BBC are adapting novelist John le Carré’s book The Spy Who Came in From the Cold into a limited series. Academy Award-winner Simon Beaufoy will write the series, which is based on the story of a British intelligence officer based in East Berlin at the height of the […]

Netflix crowned at the Golden Globes

FX and Netflix were the big winners in the TV section of last night’s Golden Globes, scooping four and two gongs respectively, while UK-US thriller The Night Manager also had a successful night, winning three awards. Netflix’s mega-budget original The Crown won the best television drama award and Claire Foy, who plays the British monarch […]

Award winner: The Night Manager

Arms and espionage drama The Night Manager scooped three Golden Globes last night to go with two Emmys and the Grand Prize at the Seoul International Drama Awards last year. The team behind the John Le Carré adaptation talk to Stewart Clarke. When TBI asked about The Night Manager’s prospects ahead of the Emmys last […]

Planet Earth II tops BBC iPlayer charts

Planet Earth II was the most popular show on the iPlayer BBC streaming and catch-up service in 2016. The blue chip doc series generated excellent linear ratings and the opening episode was requested 3.8 million times alone, as the show took the overall number one iPlayer slot. The UK pubcaster issued new iPlayer stats today […]

AMC in league with BBC’s McMafia

US cable channel AMC has joined BBC One on an organised crime drama series. The latest collaboration between the networks is on drama McMafia and comes after AMC closed a coproduction agreement with BBC Worldwide North America. AMC, the BBC and Cuba Pictures (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell) are coproducing the drama in association with […]

TBI Scripted October/November 2016

This month’s issue includes; Award winner: The Night Manager. TBI talks to the team behind the BBC/AMC drama In the spotlight: Frank Spotnitz talks about career highlights and how the industry is evolving The Halcyon: Andy Harries, Chris Croucher and Keith LeGoy talk about the lavish ITV period drama In depth: Pierce Brosnan in Sonar’s […]

Ex-Pivot exec joins AMC in int’l rejig

Former Pivot exec Chris Loveall has joined AMC Networks as part of a new group that will oversee international programming for AMC and SundanceTV. Loveall has been named VP, international programming for AMC and SundanceTV, with Kristin Jones named at the top of the new unit. Jones is now overseeing development and production and coproduction […]

Kudos backs Derek Wax drama prodco

Kudos executive producer Derek Wax has launched a UK-based drama prodco that will sit within the Endemol Shine Group. He will run Wild Mercury Productions independently, but benefit from the infrastructure of and be housed at his previous firm, Kudos, which is behind Humans, The Hour and recent BBC One effort Capital. Wild Mercury launched […]