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MIPTV organisers reveal first batch of distributors signed up to reimagined market

All3Media, Discovery and Warner Bros. are among the distributors to have signed up for next year’s reimagined MIPTV market. MIP organiser Reed Midem today (8 October) revealed 13 distributors and studios that have confirmed attendance at the April event. The group includes Beyond International, Blue Ant Media, Deutsche Welle, Global Agency, Global Screen, KOCCA, Shoreline […]

Nice Drama appoints SF Studios, Warner Bros alum as executive producer

Midnight Sun producer Nice Drama has appointed former SF Studios and Warner Bros. exec Karin Strandberg Blom as executive producer. Blom has spent more than two decades in the industry, working on production and business development of film, TV and theatre projects. She joins Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group-backed Nice Drama from CJENM-owned distributor company Eccho […]

Sales round-up: TF1 claims CBS dramas; CBC returns to Coroner; Plex deals with Warner Bros.

TF1 claims CBS dramas French broadcaster TF1 Group has acquired a raft of programming from CBS Television Studios after striking an exclusive multi-series licensing agreement. Shows including FBI: Most Wanted, Evil, A Million Little Things and BH90210 have all been acquired, along with rights to the CSI franchise. Barry Chamberlain, president of sales for distribution […]

Warner Bros. signs up Bryan Cranston’s Moonshot Entertainment

Bryan Cranston is ending his long-standing partnership with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) by signing an overall deal between his production banner Moonshot Entertainment and Warner Bros. The exclusive multi-year deal will see Moonshot and Warner Bros. Television create and develop original TV shows for the company’s myriad platforms, which include forthcoming SVOD HBO Max, cablenet […]

Reboot round-up: Warner Bros returns to ‘Flintstones’, Quibi develops ‘Varsity Blues’, Paramount sets up ‘Sexy Beast’

The Flintstones to get Warner Bros. remake Warner Bros. has teamed up with Elizabeth Banks’ company Brownstone Productions to develop a primetime animated adult comedy series based on Hanna Barbera classic The Flintstones. The show will feature characters from the original show, which aired as an animation in the 1960s and later spawned a live-action […]

Quibi develops reboot of Warner Bros movie ‘The Fugitive’

Soon-to-launch short-form video platform Quibi is developing a reboot of Warner Bros’ 1993 movie The Fugitive, written by Scorpion creator Nick Santora. The show is from US trio Thunder Road Films, 3 Arts Entertainment and Warner Bros. TV, which was behind the Harrison Ford-fronted movie that won an Academy Award for Best Picture. The story […]

Warner Bros. taps BBC Studios Americas boss to replace Tsujihara

BBC Studios Americas president Ann Sarnoff has been named chair and CEO of Warner Bros. almost three months after her predecessor Kevin Tsujihara was booted from the studio amidst a casting couch scandal.   Sarnoff, a 30-year media veteran, has worked at a range of businesses ranging from Viacom and the NBA to Dow Jones […]

Warner Bros. promotes distribution veteran Robert Blair

Warner Bros. veteran Robert Blair has been promoted to president of Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. Blair will continue to be based in London, responsible for the licensing of all programming from Warner Bros., HBO and Turner, including films, TV series, animation, documentaries and digital content.  Blair will also oversee sales teams based in 12 […]

Warner Bros. appoints new TV leadership team

Industry veterans Susan Rovner and Brett Paul have been appointed as presidents of the company’s television arm. The pair will serve as joint-presidents of Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) while continuing their tenure as presidents of Warner Horizon Scripted Television (WHSTV), roles they have held since March 2014. Rovner and Paul will be responsible for the […]

Globo, Warner Bros. strike multi-year film pact

Warner Bros. International Television Distribution and Brazilian broadcaster Globo have struck a multi-year renewal deal to exclusively broadcast the studio’s films on free-to-air TV. The package includes films such as A Star Is Born, Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindewald, The Meg, Ocean’s 8, and Rampage, among others. The agreement also gives Globo broadcasting rights to […]

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