Articles about Lifetime
American Princess showrunner Jamie Denbo tells DQ how her own life inspired the Lifetime drama, which follows a woman who finds support among an eclectic cast of characters at a Renaissance fair after running away from her wedding.
As reality TV-focused drama UnReal ends after four seasons, showrunner Stacy Rukeyser reflects on the show’s controversial storylines and the rise of female anti-heroes.
Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones explains why she returned to television to star in Lifetime movie Cocaine Godmother, in which she plays drug lord Griselda Blanco, a pioneer in the Miami-based cocaine trade.
Catherine Zeta-Jones was the star attraction in Cannes when she attended Mipcom to promote her forthcoming Lifetime movie Cocaine Godmother. DQ was on hand to hear how she helped to develop the series, how she transformed herself for the role and why she has now returned to the medium where her screen career began.
The global nature of the television business was on show at Mipcom in Cannes this week as stars from around the world presented their latest projects. DQ editor Michael Pickard offers his thoughts on a busy week in the South of France.
Caroline Dhavernas and Richard Short star in Mary Kills People, a black comedy-drama about an ER doctor who also helps terminally ill patients who want to die. They tell DQ about their on-screen relationship and how the series balances the seriousness of its central subject with more light-hearted moments.
US stars Constance Zimmer and Shiri Appleby discuss Lifetime drama UnReal as the series heads into its third season.
Shortform web drama Blue made its name as one of the first digital series to find a following online. In the first part of DQ’s Digital Drama Season, Michael Pickard speaks to writer/director Rodrigo Garcia about the show’s birth on YouTube and its journey to ‘traditional’ TV.
The popularity of Korean drama shows no sign of abating, with a hotly anticipated new series set to launch across Asia.
Acorn is providing a platform for international scripted series to break into the US, while Lifetime unveils plans for a news series based on Bette Midler’s classic 1980s movie Beaches.
Cleverman, Outlander, Transparent and UnREAL all secure early renewals, while Amazon Japan unveils a new slate of shows and TV Land becomes the latest channel to turn a movie into a drama series.
Telling the story of an African man sold into slavery in the US, miniseries Roots became a cultural sensation upon its release in 1977. Now, History hopes to make a similar impact with a remake of the iconic show. DQ meets the cast and crew.
ABC’s early pickups show its new entertainment president is keen to keep its hit shows on top form by giving their creative teams as much time as possible to prepare for next season. Michael Pickard reports.
And Then There Were None is Agatha Christie’s seminal murder mystery – but just how was this story of 10 strangers stranded on an isolated island brought to the screen?
Agatha Christie Ltd CEO Hilary Strong explains why adaptations of the celebrated author’s stories, which remain popular across the world, will keep on coming.
It’s been one of the surprise hit series of the year – but what is the secret of UnREAL’s success? Michael Pickard reports.
This week Amazon follows up its Emmy success with six new scripted pilots, Netflix looks into Black Mirror, Lifetime calls for more Devious Maids, Rai studies the Medicis and Televisa USA checks into Gran Hotel.
As Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce heads to the UK, Michael Pickard speaks to its star and creator about sexual politics and new opportunities for strong female characters.
Sci-fi drama Humans may be still be going strong in the UK, but is it doing well enough to stay alive stateside on AMC? Meanwhile, as returns of Rectify and Mr Robot are confirmed, Andy Fry looks at the increasing impact of digital viewing figures on renewal decisions.