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Talent agency Creative Arts Agency is set to acquire ICM Partners in a deal that has sent shockwaves through Hollywood.
Amazon has ordered a spin-off from superhero drama The Boys with Agent Carter’s Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters confirmed as showrunners.
Tom Hastings, a former Bell Media executive who departed earlier this year following a shakeup at the Canadian media company, has joined Montreal’s Muse Entertainment as VP of scripted.
BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, has hired former ViacomCBS exec Arran Tindall as senior VP of key markets in EMEA.
Today we hear from Allison Corn and Stan Hsue, co-heads of Lion TV in the US, about new E! Entertainment ambush gameshow Cash At Your Door and the challenges of making the series amidst Covid.
European production group Fremantle has appointed former Channel 4 and BBC executive Babita Bahal to the newly created role of group head of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Montreal-based production company Incendo has appointed veteran producer Graham Ludlow as production and development executive for Canada, as longtime production and development head Ian Whitehead departs.
UK factual and formats indie Rare TV has appointed Chris Sanders to the role of development producer, specialising in international projects.
Entertainment One announced today it has taken international distribution rights to a submarine-set drama, marking its first Spanish-language acquisition.
Disney Branded Television is developing a musical series set in New York City with playwright and filmmaker David E Talbert (Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey).
US SVoD service Peacock has acquired exclusive US rights to factual property Escape to the Chateau from All3Media International.
ViacomCBS-owned AVOD streamer Pluto TV has picked up 435 hours of unscripted content from LA-based producer-distributor Rive Gauche to launch four new free ad-supported streaming TV channels in various global territories.
Baltic broadcasting group TV3 Group and Slovenian multimedia company Pro Plus have picked up Czech crime thriller series Rats.
UK commercial broadcaster ITV has commissioned a crime thriller called DI Ray from Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio’s production company HTM Television.
The scripted team at All3Media-owned Studio Lambert has acquired the rights to adapt Nicola Williams’ legal thriller novel Without Prejudice as a TV series.
Australian factual specialist WildBear Entertainment has set up a distribution arm ahead of next month’s Cannes event Mipcom and has already secured its first deals with international broadcasters.
Steve Coogan will play Jimmy Savile in the forthcoming BBC One drama about the predatory sex offender and former BBC presenter's life, made by ITV Studios.
Today we hear from Lucy Smith, director of Mipcom and MipTV for Reed Midem, about what delegates can expect from next month's physical event in Cannes, its digital extension and more.
Netflix has renewed its teen comedy drama Sex Education for a fourth season while teasing its upcoming slate of originals during a recent global fan event.
Fox Entertainment and its in-house studio Fox Alternative Entertainment have unveiled an unscripted format fund designed to find new ideas and IP in international markets.
Russell T Davies will return as showrunner on the BBC’s classic sci-fi drama Doctor Who after launching a revival of the show 16 years ago.

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