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DQ takes a look at 10 of the hottest TV trailers to come out of annual fan fest San Diego Comic-Con, including the latest instalment of Doctor Who and new shows from Netflix, YouTube and DC Universe.
Comic Con’s top trailers
From the new season of Stranger Things to CBS’s long-awaited Star Trek: Discovery, DQ presents 10 of the hottest drama trailers to premiere at this year’s Comic Con event, which concluded in San Diego yesterday
Kari on directing
Director Kari Skogland tells DQ about her love of stunts and spectacle when she discusses her television career, with credits including Boardwalk Empire, The Walking Dead, The Americans and House of Cards.
There will be blood
Violence and sex have become common features of TV drama – but are these often graphic depictions key to the success of a show?
Rise of the celebrity showrunner
In this special film, some of the biggest names in US drama tell DQ about the changing role of the showrunner.
Social media is having an increasing impact on the success or failure of television drama, as Stephen Arnell discovers.
David Alpert, president of Skybound Entertainment and the executive producer of The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead and Outcast, reveals the storytelling traditions from his childhood that inspired his career in television.
The Walking Dead reopens violence debate
A particularly gruesome episode of The Walking Dead has got people talking about violence on TV again. So this week we look at some of the small screen’s most disturbing dramas – expect a couple of gory images…
Watch all the best teasers and trailers from Comic-Con 2016
Comic-Con never fails to deliver when it comes to sneak peaks of new show, this year whetting fans’ appetites by teasing clips of shows ranging from the TV version of The Exorcist to long-awaited Neil Gaiman adaptation American Gods.
The opium of the TV drama business
The West may be an increasingly secular society, but TV writers continue to be fascinated with the subject of religion. This week we explore the way faith is portrayed in a range of current series.
Walking Dead tramples cable competition
AMC’s The Walking Dead is back with a bang and Better Call Saul didn’t do badly either. This week we look at some of the other big US cable shows limbering up for launch. Also, HBO gets more vinyl and ITV’s Beowulf is on the brink.
‘Tis the season for renewals
Probably the best measure of whether a show is a hit is if it gets renewed. DQ looks at some of those to receive new season orders and those considered dead certs to come back next year.
The horror, the horror!
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.
AMC’s Badlands does the business
After a storming start for Into the Badlands, has AMC found itself another big hit? Elsewhere, the jury is out on Sky’s The Last Panthers, while Downton Abbey’s finale confirmed its status as one of the best scripted series ever produced in the UK.
TV’s zombie obsession
With Halloween – and the launch of Starz’ Ash vs Evil Dead – upon us, DQ takes a look at the TV industry’s undying fascination with the undead.
Dave Erickson: Giving new life to Dead franchise
After several near-misses, Fear The Walking Dead showrunner Dave Erickson tells Michael Pickard why this was the right time to join the world of the ‘walkers.’
Bringing the ratings picture into focus
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?
Spin it to win it: The rising popularity of spin-off series
As AMC prepares to launch Fear The Walking Dead, Michael Pickard looks at the trend towards producing spin-offs of popular shows and examines why such series are so popular with television networks.
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.
Diederick Santer, the MD of drama production company Lovely Day, chooses three scenes from contemporary dramas that have inspired him over the past few years.