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Entertainment commissioning chief Kate Phillips will take on the newly created role of director of unscripted at the BBC following a restructure of the UK pubcaster’s senior leadership team.
US broadcast network CBS has unveiled its primetime fall schedule with new commissions anchoring Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday evenings.
LA-based Genius Brands International has signed a 20-year deal to license the name and likeness of comic creator Stan Lee to Marvel Studios.
ViacomCBS-owned Channel 5 in the UK has commissioned a documentary series that follows former Monty Python star Michael Palin as he visits Iraq for the first time.
Disney+ Hotstar in India has acquired two Serbian dramas and an Estonian spy thriller from India-based distributor GoQuest Media.
Discovery+ has ordered a car-restoration factual series fronted by Robert Downey Jr from Canadian studio Boat Rocker.
LA-based production company Ample Entertainment has appointed former ITV America executive Kathryn Vaughan as head of current and alternative development.
Netflix has laid off around 150 staff, most of them based in the US, as it continues to take cost-cutting measures across its business.
Disney-owned US broadcast network ABC has unveiled its fall schedule, with Hilary Swank-fronted drama Alaska airing on Tuesday nights and its spin-off from The Rookie slotting in on Thursdays.
Fremantle prodco Fiction Valley has struck a three-year deal with screenwriter and director Pieter Bart Korthuis, who created the Amsterdam-based label’s Netflix drama Dirty Lines.
European pay TV operator Sky has unveiled its largest ever slate of new programming for 2022, featuring a Bonnie & Clyde-inspired comedy starring comedians Katherine Ryan and Romesh Ranganathan.
Today we hear from Element Pictures founder Ed Guiney and producer Emma Norton about the company's approach to film and TV, its latest Sally Rooney adaptation following Normal People and becoming part of Fremantle.
Lionsgate-owned global streaming service Starzplay has boarded Ouija, the latest drama from Thomas Bourguignon (Baron Noir) and Jörg Winger (Deutschland 83/86/89).
UK commercially funded pubcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a competitive format in which contestants compete to be voted into office as the next ‘prime minister.’
Brothers Jandino and Kenneth Asporaat of Dutch production house Het Huis van Asporaat and producer Maarten Swart of Kaap Holland have joined forces to launch new outfit Huntu Productions.
Montreal-based producer and distributor KOTV has hired CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution executive Mia Desroches as its VP of international distribution.
Helen Mirren and Harrison Ford will star in Paramount+’s Yellowstone prequel working titled 1932, which launches on the service this December.
Warner Bros Discovery’s preschool channel Cartoonito and streaming platform HBO Max have secured the rights to animated series Octonauts in Latin America.
France Télévisions and RTBF in Belgium are among the broadcasters to have picked up factual content including nature documentary series Life in Colour with David Attenborough from Australia’s Flame Distribution.
Warren Buffet's investment vehicle Berkshire Hathaway has acquired a stake in Paramount Global worth US$2.6bn.
Kay Mellor, the writer and director behind successful British dramas, has died suddenly at the age of 71.

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