Working Title TV

Sky and HBO order true crime series from Working Title TV

Sky and HBO have greenlit The Case Against Adnan Syed, a four-hour documentary series directed by Amy Berg (Deliver Us from Evil, West of Memphis). The series will explore the 1999 disappearance and murder of 18-year-old Baltimore County high school student Hae Min Lee and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed (pictured). The […]

NBCU’s Working Title gets new UK boss

NBCUniversal-backed drama prodco Working Title Television UK has hired former Kudos prodcuer Andrew Woodhead as its new managing director. He fills a role vacated by Juliette Howell, whose exit from Working Title was announced last year. She has since created a new prodco with former Film4 chief Tessa Ross. Working Title is based in London […]

NBCU Int’l Studios moves Coan to UK

NBCuniversal International Studios has promoted Tom Coan to senior VP and will relocate the LA executive to London. Coan (pictured) was most recently VP, scripted programming for the global NBCU production arm, but will now work on strengthening scripted from the Comcast Communications-owned firm’s London base. He will continue to report to executive VP, scripted […]

NBC straps in for Apocalypse Slough

US broadcaster NBC is on board Sky1’s upcoming end-of-times comedy-drama Apocalypse Slough. NBC involvement as a co-commissioner came in a Sky1 announcement that revealed US stars Rob Lowe (The West Wing), Jenna Fischer (The American Office) and Megan Mullaley (Will and Grace) were among the leads cast. The 10x60mins series comes from NBCU-owned Working Title […]

Sky 1 prepares for Apocalypse Slough

UK satellite channel Sky 1 is putting a high-octane, epic drama about the end of the world at the centre of its latest drama slate. Apocalypse Slough follows an eclectic group of people that gather together beneath the British town of Slough to watch the end of the world on television. Beaver Falls’ Iain Hollands […]