The Odd Couple

Quibi orders workplace comedy ‘Winos’ and NBC news shows

Short-form streamer Quibi is adding to its growing roster of originals with a workplace comedy from The Odd Couple (pictured) star Thomas Lennon and two daily news shows targeting millennials from NBC. Winos has been created by Lennon, who is also attached to write, executive produce and star in the shortform show for Jeffrey Katzenberg […]

CBS bypasses second Rush Hour

Middling ratings have put paid to CBS’s hour-long drama series Rush Hour. The series, which comes from Warner Bros. Television and is based on the movie franchise of the same name, has taken average 1.2 ratings (six million viewers) for the US broadcaster. This has not been deemed enough to keep it going, and star […]

Ten silent on takeover talks

Network Ten’s has declined to provide an update on a potential ownership change, choosing to stay silent at its annual general meeting with shareholders. A deadline for Ten takeover bids expired recently, with the likes of Foxtel and Discovery understood to have posted offers, but Ten’s CEO and chairman Hamish McLennan told shareholders he had […]