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The BBC confirms plans for an adaptation of David Nicholls novel US, two more Amazon pilots are on the way and Hulu and ITV a teaming up on saucy new period drama Harlots.
In the US, the 2015/16 TV season is drawing to a close – so which scripted shows have done the business for the big four networks?
With reports this week that Sony Pictures Entertainment is planning a TV series based on the Angelie Jolie spy movie Salt, now seems as good a time as any to round up developments on the movie-to-TV adaptation front.
Fox scores stellar ratings with The X-Files and now has to convince its stars to go again, while Blue Bloods proves a point pertaining to the popularity of procedurals.
This week we explore the benefits of winning industry plaudits and look at which titles came out on top at the C21 International Drama Awards. Elsewhere, there’s good news for The Art of More and Into the Badlands.
In the latest example of the trend toward anthology shows, Hannibal’s Bryan Fuller is rebooting NBC’s 1980s series Amazing Stories. Meanwhile, a Belgian scripted format is being adapted for the US and Shondaland is taking a novel to TV.
With international TV market Mipcom kicking off in Cannes next week, Andy Fry identifies the new US shows that look set to sell like hot cakes – as well as those that will be less appealing to the international buyers in attendance.
As it becomes harder to pick out the winners and losers among returning and new dramas, with early ratings distorted by time-shifted and on-demand viewing, just how did Downton Abbey, Doctor Who and others fair this week?
Following the conclusion of Spike’s Tut, Cleopatra is the next Egyptian ruler to get the small-screen treatment. There are also new shows on the way from Jerry Bruckheimer and Seth Rogen, while it seems two dramas about the Kentucky bourbon industry are being brewed up.
Andy Fry examines the growing trend towards reworking movies as TV series, with Training Day, Fargo, Rush Hour and Scream just a handful of such shows either on air already or heading for the small screen soon.
As the dust settles on another Comic-Con, Michael Pickard rounds up all the news and casts his eye over the hottest trailers that were unveiled to thousands of fans in San Diego.
Andy Fry casts his eye over the content being put under the spotlight at next week’s Comic-Con International in San Diego – an event the major TV studios are treating with ever-increasing importance.