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NBC orders pilot for ‘Suits: LA’ following legal drama’s Netflix success

NBC has made a pilot order for Suits: LA, the spin-off from the resurgent legal drama that debuted on USA Network a decade ago before more recently finding a new audience on Netflix. The show will be produced in Vancouver from March and follows an ex-federal prosecutor named Ted who is forced to rebrand himself […]

Netflix to visit Banijay’s ‘Temptation Island’ following five-season run on USA

Netflix has snagged US rights to Banijay format Temptation Island, following a five-season run on NBCUniversal’s USA Network. The deal will see Banijay Studios North America remaking the format for the streamer, with the Netflix deal marking a third home for the show Stateside. It debuted on Fox more than two decades ago and ran […]

Renewals round-up: ZEE5 reports ‘The Broken News’ S2; USA Network tops up ‘Barmageddon’; Apple TV+ revisits ‘Prehistoric Planet’

ZEE5 reports ‘The Broken News’ S2 Indian streamer ZEE5 has commissioned a second season of BBC drama series The Broken News. Produced in collaboration with BBC Studios India, the new season will continue to capture the lives, lies, loves and struggles of journalists and their battle between truth and sensationalism. The Broken News is based on […]

USA calls for Fox drama ‘9-1-1’, takes exclusive cable rights

NBCUniversal-owned USA Network has picked up Ryan Murphy’s Fox drama 9-1-1, with the deal including an exclusive cable window for its fifth season and rights to the show’s previous four runs. 9-1-1 is produced by Disney-owned 20th Television and has aired on US network Fox since its debut in 2018, prior to the Mouse House […]

Blumhouse TV rejigs after tapping NBCU alum Chris McCumber as president

Blumhouse TV has appointed former USA Network & Syfy chief Chris McCumber as its president, with incumbent Jeremy Gold moving to a new role overseeing production. McCumber will oversee all areas of the company’s TV output and joins having most recently been president of entertainment networks for the cable entertainment arm of NBCUniversal, where he had […]

Facebook Watch, HBO series set to debut at TIFF

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will host the premieres of original series from Facebook Watch, USA Network and HBO. The Canadian festival, which takes place in September, has programmed six premieres as part of its TV sidebar ‘Primetime’, which is now in its fifth year. Around 60% of the episodes set to be screened […]

USA Network greenlights ‘Cannonball’ series

USA Network has handed a series order for physical competition series Cannonball.  The 10-part series, which is based on a Talpa format, will be produced by ITV Entertainment and is to premiere next year. The show, which aired on UK broadcaster ITV in 2017 for one series before being cancelled, sees contestants engaging in whacky […]

Top US cable entertainment channel rankings unveiled

USA Network, home of The Sinner and Banijay’s forthcoming Temptation Island reboot, was the most watched ad-supported cable entertainment channel Stateside in 2018. The network marks its 13th year at the top of Nielsen’s annual rankings for cable entertainment channels in non-news and non-sports categories. It garnered an average of 1.48m across total viewers and […]

Suits set for Japanese adaptation

Popular US drama Suits is set for a Japanese adaptation after NBC Universal confirmed a scripted format deal with Fuji TV. The news marks the second international deal for the show, after International Formats sold the format to South Korea, where it rated as no.1 throughout the season on KBS. The deal was put together […]

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