‘Whitney’ Director Kevin Macdonald Behind ITV Doc On UK Floods; Broadcaster Unveils Climate...

Max Goldbart • October 18, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Whitney director Kevin Macdonald is to direct an ITV doc profiling the ferocious floods that have hit the UK in recent years. In It Takes A Flood, Academy Award-winning director Macdonald, who was also behind a recent ITV Coronavirus...

Nielsen Rebrands, Calling New Look A Symbol Of Its “Commitment To Innovation”

Dade Hayes • October 18, 2021

Nielsen, which has had a turbulent few months as its methodology has been questioned by a range of advertising stakeholders, has unveiled a new brand identity. The new look is timed to the start of Advertising Week in New York, a hybrid event that...

Buyers Snap Up ‘Controlling Britney Spears’; Michael Caine Raindance Honor; BBC3 Recommissions...

Max Goldbart And Tom Grater • October 18, 2021

Buyers Snap Up ‘Controlling Britney Spears’ UK pay-TV giant Sky and 17 other global networks have picked up FX/Hulu’s Britney Spears conservatorship follow up. Canada’s Crave, Australia’s Channel Nine, New...

HBO Max Greenlights Eastern European Comedy ‘The Winner’ From Berlinale Winner Jan H?ebejk;...

Max Goldbart • October 18, 2021

HBO Max has greenlit a six-part Eastern European comedy directed by Berlinale and Czech Lion winning director Jan H?ebejk as it gears up to launch in the region. The Winner tells the story of Viktor Hudák, a fictional Prime Minister of a...

Netflix Acquires ‘The Lost Daughter’ In UK, Benelux & Germany

Nancy Tartaglione • October 18, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: In addition to a host of previously set worldwide territories, Netflix, in a deal with Entertainment One, has acquired rights to Maggie Gyllenhaal’s The Lost Daughter in the UK, Benelux and Germany. Gyllenhaal’s feature...

eOne Behind Swedish Scandi Noir Thriller; Deepens Ties In Nordic Region

Max Goldbart • October 18, 2021

Entertainment One (eOne) is to strengthen its relationship with Nordic networks as the studio reveals plans for a “Swedish Scandi-noir” production in the region. eOne plans to expand content deals across Sweden, Norway, Denmark and...

‘Sex And The City’ Author Candace Bushnell Says HBO Series Wasn’t Feminist, Weighs In On...

Brandon Choe • October 17, 2021

Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell says the beloved HBO adaptation should not serve as a guide for how women should live.  “We never talk about this, but that’s something that women need to think about: You can do a lot less...

Monica Raymund Teases ‘Hightown’ Season 2:”Line Are Going To Get Crossed”

Rosy Cordero • October 17, 2021

Monica Raymund returns with Hightown Season 2 on Sunday and while her character Jackie Quiñonez is in an infinitely better position than last season, it’s too early to tell if she can stay on the straight and narrow. “At the...

‘America’s Got Talent: Extreme’ Pauses Production After Horrifying On-Set Accident – UPDATE

Peter White • October 17, 2021

UPDATE: Production on America’s Got Talent: Extreme has been paused indefinitely after an accident on set involving stuntman Jonathan Goodwin. An AGT spokeswoman said, “Our thoughts and prayers remain with Jonathan Goodwin and his...

‘Y: The Last Man’ Canceled By FX

Brandon Choe • October 17, 2021

Y: The Last Man has been canceled by FX on Hulu, executive producer Eliza Clark announced via Twitter on Sunday. In a statement, Clark wrote, “We have learned that we will not be moving forward with FX on Hulu for Season 2 of Y: The Last Man....

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