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The scripted TV business has never really enjoyed much success with sporting subject matter. But maybe shows like Ballers, Kingdom and Rivals Forever signal a new wave of opportunity.
In a busy week for commissions and renewals, a genre that seems to be cresting a wave is horror, although sci-fi and supernatural are still priorities for broadcasters. There’s bad news for Kurt Sutter, however, as The Bastard Executioner is axed by FX.
US networks are building a trend towards central character gender swaps as channels continue play it safe with renewals, reboots and adaptations – except for Amazon, which launches an eclectic bunch of pilots.