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Black Sails to Screen for Buyers at MIPCOM

BEVERLY HILLS: This year in Cannes Starz Worldwide Distribution is set to host a buyers screening of Black Sails, an original pirate adventure series from executive producer Michael Bay. The screening of the first episode is slated for Monday, October 7, at 3 p.m. in Auditorium A of the Palais. Starring ...

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ABC Family Bolsters Drama Programming Lineup

BURBANK: ABC Family has commissioned a third season of Switched at Birth and has also given back-order pickups to the successful summer series The Fosters and Twisted. Switched at Birth centers on two families whose daughters were mixed up in the hospital shortly after they were born. The show stars ...

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Sesame Street Now Available On Demand in the U.K.

LONDON: Virgin Media is offering the popular children’s program Sesame Street through its On Demand service to all Virgin Media XL TV customers in the U.K. Select episodes from seasons 36 to 43 can now be accessed via Virgin TV On Demand and online with Virgin TV Anywhere. These episodes ...

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The Garden Working on Reality Show for Channel 5

LONDON: The Garden Productions is working alongside GroupM Entertainment on the character-led observational documentary series On the Buses (working title) for Channel 5. The 8×1-hour series is about a family-run bus company operating in Hull, Scarborough and the surrounding areas. The show will follow behind-the-scenes action in the board room ...

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Fugget About It to Be a Hulu Exclusive in the U.S.

TORONTO: Seasons one and two of 9 Story Entertainment’s prime-time animated comedy Fugget About It are set to run in the U.S. on Hulu and Hulu Plus as an exclusive series. The show was originally developed for the TELETOON at Night Pilot Project. It was created by Nicholas Tabarrok and ...

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Ten Orders More So You Think You Can Dance

SYDNEY: Network Ten has tapped Shine Australia to produce another season of So You Think You Can Dance for Australian audiences. The show has been on air for three years on Ten. The U.S. version is now in its tenth season on FOX and has been scoring strong ratings for ...

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ZDF Enterprises’ Ralf Rueckauer on Trends in Factual

NEW YORK: Ralf Rueckauer, the VP of ZDFE.factual, talks to TV Real about the benefits of ZDF Enterprises’ new genre-specific structure and what he sees as the current trends in the factual market. TV REAL: What benefits have there been in setting up the dedicated ZDFE.factual banner? RUECKAUER: Creating a ...

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Showtime Inks Overall Deal with Dexter Showrunner

LOS ANGELES: Showtime has signed a two-year overall deal with Scott Buck, the showrunner and executive producer of Dexter. Buck is currently in development on a number of projects for the premium cable channel, including supervising the script for Matthew Specktor’s novel American Dream Machine. Dexter‘s Michael C. Hall will ...

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STAR India in Deal for Olympic Games Coverage

LAUSANNE: STAR India has scored the rights to carry the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi and the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio across seven South Asian countries. The deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) also covers the Summer Youth Olympic Games, taking place next year in Nanjing, China. ...

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