The TV biz is taking a leaf out of the film industry’s book by increasing the number of new-product screenings it hosts. Key beneficiaries of this trend include MipTV and Mipcom, which have bagged several big premieres.
At the ATX Festival, showrunner Shawn Ryan speculates on revisiting The Shield. Elsewhere, Elementary creator Rob Doherty signs a three-year deal with CBS and Jamestown creator Bill Gallagher joins C21’s International Drama Summit.
Pay TV broadcaster Sky launched a slate of big-budget dramas this week including a major new show starring Idris Elba. Meanwhile, HBO renewed three of its hits and Lifetime unveiled its drama development plans.