She joins NBCU from “Fortitude” producer Fifty Fathoms. Her TV credits include “The A Word,” and “SS-GB.” She has also produced drama series for NBCU-backed production companies Carnival and Working Title Television.
Based in London she will manage TV drama production at NBCU’s Heyday Television, Working Title and NBCUniversal International Studios’ productions. Bloxham will report to NBCUniversal International Studios’ COO, Sarah Cooper and JoAnn Alfano, EVP, Scripted Programming.
Geena Davis and Audra McDonald will be honored by the Casting Society of America (CSA) at the 35th Annual Artios Awards, the organization announced Thursday. Oscar winner and advocate Geena Davis will receive the Lynn Stalmaster Award for Career Achievement at the Los Angeles ceremony. Emmy, Grammy and Tony winner McDonald will be honored with [...]
Only eight days away from the series’ release, Netflix dropped the final trailer for its highly anticipated eight-episode first season of “The Witcher.” Best on Andrzej Sapkowski’s bestselling fantasy series of books, “The Witcher” stars Henry Cavill (“Justice League”) as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan (“The War of the Worlds”) as the young [...]
ABC’s second “Live in Front of a Studio Audience” special has added several stars to its cast. The special, which will air on Dec. 18, will feature classic episodes of “All in the Family” and “Good Times.” Joining the cast for “Good Times” are Viola Davis and Andre Braugher as Florida Evans and James Evans, [...]
“Carnival Row” star Orlando Blook has inked a first-look deal with Amazon, Variety has learned. Under the deal, Bloom will develop television and film projects for Prime Video. Bloom currently stars on Amazon’s “Carnival Row” alongside Cara Delevigne. The series premiered back in August and was renewed for a second season ahead of the series premiere. The [...]
Apple has renewed its immigrant anthology series “Little America” for a second season before the first has even debuted. The half-hour series hails from Lee Eisenberg and “The Big Sick” writers Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. It is based on true stories from Epic Magazine. It explores the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring, and surprising [...]
Parrot Analytics has signed up TV personality/style guru/author Carson Kressley to host its 2nd Annual Global TV Demand Awards at Natpe: Miami. The event, building on 2019’s inaugural edition, takes place on Jan. 21 at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. Joining Kressley as presenters are actors Martin Kove (“Cobra Kai”), Hailie Sahar (“Pose”), and [...]
If you just can’t keep yourself from watching another episode of “The Handmaid’s Tale” or “PEN15,” then Hulu has an ad for you. The streaming-video hub is starting a trial run of new commercials aimed specifically at binge-watchers, which the company defines as subscribers who watch three or more episodes of the same series consecutively. [...]