Training Day


AT&T net prepares diamond trader drama

US channel AT&T Audience Network has commissioned a ten-part drama from Entertainment One and Fuqua Films about downtown LA diamond traders. Ice will be a “high-impact, serlialised crime drama” that follows a family as they “plunge into the underbelly of the Los Angeles diamond trade”, with one man forced to bail out his brother after […]

CTV scoops LA Screenings series

CTV has picked up several of the Hollywood studios new season shows that launched at the LA Screenings. The broadcaster has taken linear rights and SVOD in many cases, meaning series can also go out on CraveTV. Announcing its new season slate, the Bell-owned free TV net revealed it has acquired Sony Pictures Television’s crime/legal […]

Global buys 11 new US broadcast series

Canadian broadcaster Global has acquired eleven new season US series, comprising four comedies and two dramas. The deals include taking multicam sitcom Kevin Can Wait, Timeless and The Blacklist: Redemption from Sony Pictures Television; The Good Place and Pure Genius and Chicago Justice from NBCUniversal International Distribution; Man with a Plan (pictured), MacGyver, Bull and […]

CTV reveals Screenings acquisitions

Canada’s CTV has acquired eight new series that launched internationally last week at the LA Screenings. The Canuck network bought Designated Survivor and Conviction from Entertainment One Television; This is Us and The Exorcist from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Notorious from Sony Pictures Television; American Housewife from Disney Media Distribution; and Time After Time […]

Cruel Intentions, MacGyver rebooted in US

US broadcasters NBC and CBS have given separate pilot orders to classic American scripted properties. NBC will rework 1999 cult movie Cruel Intentions, telling the story of the son of Ryan Phillippe’s character in the film, while CBS has ordered a pilot for a new version of 1980s procedural MacGyver. Cruel Intentions has original writer-director […]

CBS pilots Training Day reboot

US broadcaster CBS is to pilot a reworking of Antoine Fuqua’s 2001 feature film Training Day, as the Eye Network continues to look to movies for series inspiration. The project has a pilot production commitment, with Fuqua and his Fuqua Films imprint, writer Will Beall, Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television all attached. The […]