The Shadow Line

ITV buys into drama indie

The international content arm of UK broadcaster ITV has bought into Route 24, the new UK-based indie founded by film producer Marc Samuelson. ITV Studios Global Entertainment has taken a minority stake in the firm that Samuelson created with Robert Cheek and Josie Law. Best-known for his film work, which includes Wilde and Stormbreaker, Samuelson […]

London Live editorial director exits channel

Stefano Hatfield has left hjs position as editorial director of London Live, just weeks after the local TV station launched. The channel is run by ESI Media, the commercial arm of the free London newspaper the Evening Standard and national title The Independent. Following UK press reports late last week Hatfield confirmed his departure on […]

Sundance, BBCWW join The Honourable Woman as Gyllenhall signs up

Sundance Channel in the US and BBC Worldwide have come on board upcoming drama The Honourable Woman. Maggie Gyllenhaal has signed up as the lead in the Hugo Blick (The Shadow Line) drama, which was commissioned by BBC Two in the UK. Sundance will be a coproduction partner and show the series in the US. […]