Articles about Black Sails
Where next for in-demand US writers?
In 2016, several US shows have been killed off despite airing successfully for a number of seasons. This week, we look at the creators and writers behind these shows, many of whom will be in strong demand after the conclusion of their latest projects.
Starz Powers ahead but drops its Sails
Starz series Power has just posted record-breaking ratings – and has been rewarded with a two-season renewal. Elsewhere, buzz is building around the new Star Trek TV series and forthcoming murder drama Loch Ness is already selling well.
HBO, FX dominate Emmy noms
Games of Thrones and The People vs OJ Simpson picked up a lot of Emmy nominations this week – but can they convert them into awards?
Hitting the right spot
Looking for Victorian London? Try Dublin. Or perhaps you’re after the kind of quintessentially Italian setting one can only find in Prague? From tax credits to geography and architecture, DQ examines the factors far beyond plotlines that play a part in selecting drama production locations.
GLAAD shines spotlight on LGBT progress
Following the release of GLAAD’s report on LGBT representation on US television, Andy Fry looks at the shows, writers and networks that have been singled out for praise – and where the industry must do better.
AMC finds more life in Dead franchise
As AMC prepares to Fear the Walking Dead and step Into the Badlands, there are also new shows heading to National Geographic, The CW and E!, plus renewals from Starz, Netflix and Channel 4.
Starz in his eyes
Starz MD Carmi Zlotnik has played a key role in a creative transformation that has boosted the pay TV broadcaster’s viewing figures, but he’s not stopping there. He tells DQ how he plans to increase original programming to keep the growth going.