The Wrong Mans


Tiger Aspect hires Wrong Mans producer Myfanwy Moore

Endemol Shine-owned Tiger Aspect has hired former BBC controller of comedy production and The Wrong Mans producer Myfanwy Moore as its new head of comedy. Moore will oversee all comedy production for the indie and report to newly appointed MD Damian Kavanagh, who takes up his position in the new year. As part of the shuffle, Tiger […]

James Corden’s The Wrong Mans is up for a US remake

Showtime has ordered a pilot of The Wrong Mans for the US, originally created by James Corden and Mathew Baynton. Corden and Baynton will adapt the BBC2 comedy thriller and have teamed with former Veep exec producer Ian Maxtone-Graham to write a 30-minute pilot with Parks and Recreation actor Ben Schwartz. The US edition will […]

INTV: Hulu’s studio plans ‘hinge upon int’l’

Hulu’s creative chief, Craig Erwich, has said plans to set up its own in-house studio hinge upon its wider international ambitions. The catch-up and streaming service currently only requires US rights and can commission originals and work on copros on that basis, without the need for a studio to service a wider international network. Speaking at […]

Shomi opens Notebook, Blacklist

Canadian subscription on-demand service Shomi has acquired NBC’s big hitter The Blacklist and Daniel Radcliffe-fronted miniseries The Young Doctor’s Notebook & Other Stories. Blacklist, a mystery thriller-cum-procedural, is sold internationally by Sony Pictures Television, while dark comedy Young Doctor’s Notebook, which went out in the UK on Sky Arts and is based on adapted from […]

Russian sales first, CEE deals, for BBC Worldwide

BBC Worldwide has cut its first deal with Amedia, the fledgling Russian broadcaster dubbed ‘the Russian HBO’, TBI has learned. AMedia launched its channels and on-demand service last year, snagging an exclusive output deal with HBO and content deals with Fox, Showtime and Starz among others. It has picked up a thirty-hour package from BBC […]

Hulu reveals subs growth, new originals

US streaming service Hulu’s premium subscription service topped four million customers in the first quarter of this year, new stats show. Hulu has also unveiled two original series for the summer. The US broadcaster-backed platform revealed the statistic yesterday, which it claimed set a new record for subscriber growth. Subs service Hulu Plus officially launched […]

MIPTV News: James Corden will be BBCWW’s Wrong Mans in Cannes

BBC Worldwide will launch new Hulu drama series The Wrong Mans at MIPTV and will have talent from the show in Cannes including James Corden (Gavin & Stacey). The 6x30mins comedy drama was one of US streaming service Hulu’s original slate of series announced earlier this year. It’s a coproduction between Hulu and UK pubcaster […]

Hulu unveils original series for 2013

US streaming and catch-up and service Hulu has unveiled three new original properties that it will launch this year including a coproduction with the BBC and its first original animated series. Six-part series The Wrong Mans will be a Hulu-BBC Worldwide coproduction. It will star James Corden (Gavin & Stacey) in a story of lowly […]