In the second part of DQ’s special film about showrunners, some of the biggest names in US television discuss the challenges facing the industry in the era of ‘Peak TV.’
Last week, Natpe 2016 saw a glut of Latin American content news, while USA Network gave Nordic Noir its vote of confidence. Elsewhere, Netflix continued commissioning and Sky tied up Showtime dramas for five key European territories.
There’s a distinctly female feel to this week’s Writers Room, as Marti Noxon’s UnREAL earns plaudits but not viewers and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman takes Doc Martin Stateside with Electus.
Andy Fry wonders whether US networks will come looking for Witnesses following its runaway success in France, and examines how Jane the Virgin has seduced viewers and critics alike.