Hulu has handed a second season to “The Awesomes,” ordering 10 new episodes of the toon superhero comedy. Created by Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker, “The Awesomes” launched in August on the streaming…
Hulu is bulking up its subscription biz for Anglophiles, in a multiyear pact with BBC Worldwide North America that will add 2,000 episodes to Hulu Plus. The 144 BBC titles covered under the deal will…
This smug but effective middlebrow crowdpleaser shrewdly mines its real-life material for laughs and righteous anger as well as tears.
HONG KONG – The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has licensed 65 hours of TV shows to Chinese state TV broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV). The deal was announced Wednesday at the third…
BBC Worldwide Prods. is developing British scripted series in America for the world with former BBC head of fiction Jane Tranter at the helm. Since Tranter came to the U.S. in 2009 to run BBC…
LONDON — U.K. pubcaster the BBC ruled over the BAFTA TV awards in London Sunday, winning in 15 of the 23 major categories. “The Hollow Crown,” a series of Shakespeare adaptations produced by Sam…
Fox has picked up five guy-centric comedies, including the much-anticipated Andy Samberg-Andre Braugher detective vehicle “Brooklyn Nine Nine.” The series orders include Seth MacFarlane’s live-action…
BBC Worldwide has reorganized its activities, but to a large extent it will be business as usual at Mip this year for the pubcaster's commercial division.
Former Comedy Central exec Bill Hilary has joined cabler NuvoTV as head of programming. Hilary will oversee all aspects of the network’s programming, including development, production, acquisitions…
The BBC is turning to the U.S. as it seeks to find its next sitcom hit.