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Hollywood Suite GO App Lands on VMedia

TORONTO: The TV Everywhere application Hollywood Suite GO (HSGO), which is celebrating its first anniversary this month, has become available through Canadian television service provider VMedia. HSGO allows customers to watch popular movies on their iPads, iPhones and Android devices. Access to content is now being offered at no additional ...

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Universal Cable Productions to Adapt Dark Horse Comics

UNIVERSAL CITY: Universal Cable Productions has inked a first-look deal with comic book publisher Dark Horse Entertainment for the production of scripted content based on the company’s extensive comic book catalogue. Projects already in the works include the fantasy series Harrow County, adapted from the brand-new book by Cullen Bunn ...

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Dori’s Date Blind to Be Adapted in Germany

TEL AVIV: Dori Media has sold the comedy format Date Blind (Ciega a Citas) into Germany, where UFA Serial Drama will produce a local adaptation. German free-TV channel SAT.1 will also co-produce the series, which will be titled Mila. It will air daily on the network starting later this year. ...

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Canadian Agent Named for Peppa

NEW YORK/TORONTO: Entertainment One (eOne) has appointed Corus Entertainment's Nelvana as the exclusive licensing and branding agent for the popular preschool property Peppa Pig across Canada. The multiyear deal will see Peppa Pig increase its presence in North America with a wide-ranging consumer products campaign that will begin rolling out ...

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Cartoon Network Renews Five Originals

ATLANTA: Cartoon Network has ordered new seasons of the hit original series Adventure Time, Regular Show, Steven Universe, Uncle Grandpa and Clarence. The channel lined up eighth seasons of the Peabody Award winner Adventure Time and Emmy-winning Regular Show; third seasons of Steven Universe and Emmy winner Uncle Grandpa, slated for 2016; and a sophomore season of Clarence. Regular Show, Uncle Grandpa, Steven Universe and Clarence all originated from the ...

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World Screen Expands Editorial Team

NEW YORK: World Screen is staffing up its editorial division with the appointment of Sara Alessi as associate editor. At World Screen, Alessi will contribute to all of the group’s English-language publications, in print and online. Alessi joins World Screen ...

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Muscle Shoals Doc Being Adapted for TV

SANTA MONICA: Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Produced is working with City Entertainment and Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil to adapt the documentary feature Muscle Shoals as a TV drama. The series will spotlight a group of colorful characters in the U.S.'s segregated South who are part of a melting pot of ...

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