Warner Horizon Television

News brief: TBS renews original trio

US cable channel TBS has commissioned third seasons of its sitcoms Sullivan & Son and Men at Work and a second of prank show format Deal With It. Sullivan & Son (pictured), which is about a corporate lawyer that buys a family-owned bar and comes from Wild West Picture Show Productions and Warner Horizon Television, […]

TNT renews hit series Rizzoli, Major Crimes and Perception

US cable network has renewed signature series Rizzoli & Isles as well as drama shows Major Crimes and Perception. Cop series Rizzoli & Isles was the top-ranked basic cable shows through the summer with an average of 8.4 million viewers. The renewal will take it into its fifth season, which will comprise fifteen episodes. The […]

News brief: TNT returns to Dallas

US cable channel TNT has commissioned a third season of its Dallas reboot. The new 15-episode season will launch on the Turner Broadcasting System-owned network in 2014, again produced by Warner Horizon Television. The Dallas franchise returned to TV screens last year after a 21-year hiatus but recently been dealing with the loss of Larry […]

ABC Family uncovers Pretty Little Liars spin-off

US cable channel ABC Family has ordered a spin-off of its teen mystery thriller series Pretty Little Liars, which will get a fifth season. Hour-long drama Ravenswood will be set in a town that has suffered from a deadly curse for generations not far from the home of Pretty Little Liars. It will follow five connected strangers […]

TCM buys Longmire

The UK version of Turner’s TCM has acquired drama series Longmire. The one-hour drama series, about a Wyoming sheriff (Robert Taylor), was shown on the A+E Network in the US where it was, at the time, the network’s most-watched original series. With an average of 4.1 million viewers. TCM has bought the series from Warner […]