True Detective


Last word: Matthieu Viala, Makever

Matthieu Viala, CEO of French drama producer Makever, on why changes to viewing habits means investment in talent, research and development is more important than ever in TV. Writing is the heart of our industry and continues to be the cornerstone of the TV world, despite the rapid and profound changes occurring. These changes, however, […]

Viewpoint: Katie O’Connell Marsh, CEO, Gaumont TV

The television landscape is changing. That we know for sure. With the rise of new platforms and independent studios entering into an already competitive marketplace, there is a plethora of content and new business models to explore. While this feeds commerce, it does not necessarily guarantee art. To me, the most exciting thing to emerge […]

Paramount agrees first-look deal with True Detective producer

Paramount Television has struck a three-year first-look deal with Anonymous Content, the US production company behind the critically acclaimed HBO series True Detective. Paramount will produce and distribute Anonymous projects under the terms of the deal and the first project the pair will work on is a TV series based on Caleb Carr’s 1994 novel […]

OTT service Wuaki seals HBO deal

Streaming and download-to-own service Wuaki has snagged a raft of HBO content after striking a UK content deal with the US premium cable net. Wuaki, which is owned by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, will offer consumers in the UK titles including Game of Thrones, True Detective, Girls, True Blood, Boardwalk Empire and Veep (pictured), which […]

HBO cuts Sky Italia programming deal

Sky Italia has agreed an exclusive programming deal with HBO as it prepares its own version of the UK’s Sky Atlantic channel. This will see shows such as True Detective and Boardwalk Empire broadcasting on the Italian pay TV provider’s latest channel, Sky Atlantic HD. The deal mirrors the agreement BSkyB has with HBO in […]

HBO On Demand launches on Indian pay TV

Tata Sky subscribers with access to HBO premium channels in India can now access catch-up programming for shows such as True Detective. HBO will add HBO On Demand to its premium subscription offer on satcaster Tata Sky at no extra cost on March 21. At launch it will offer the critically-acclaimed True Detective, Game of […]

Foxtel snags HBO output deal

Australian pay TV platform Foxtel has inked an output deal with HBO. The agreement gives the News Corp.-backed pay TV operator exclusive first-run new series from HBO as well as the premium programmer’s library series. The deal covers HBO series including The Newsroom, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones and Girls. It covers all upcoming series […]