Articles about Transparent
Six of the Best: Nordic Drama Queens
The three TV executives behind Stockholm- and Copenhagen-based prodco Nordic Drama Queens – Josefine Tengblad, Sandra Harms and Line Winther Skyum Funch – reveal the shows that keep them watching.
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?
ABC Oz makes Clever decision
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.
Appetite for disruption: Amazon Studios’ Morgan Wandell
With a reputed US$2bn annual content budget, Amazon Studios head of drama development Morgan Wandell is enjoying his position as prime disruptor of traditional TV.
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.
Minis grow in stature
With shows such as The Fixer selling across the globe, Andy Fry examines the growing importance of miniseries in the increasingly crowded TV market. Another trend showing no sign of slowing down is the rise of anthologies, with news on Black Mirror.
Andy Fry on the team behind big-budget historical copro Maximilian, plus the new show in the works from Ripper Street’s Richard Warlow and the transgender addition to Transparent’s writing staff.
Time to play the game of Emmys
With Games of Thrones picking up the most Primetime Emmy nominations this week, Andy Fry considers the competition it faces and the omissions from this year’s shortlist, and also looks at two US summer series whose future is far from secure.
NBC continues age of Aquarius
David Duchovny’s enduring popularity has helped secure a second season for NBC’s Aquarius, which has benefited from an unconventional delivery model. Elsewhere, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle continues to provide producers with material – this time with the author himself as the subject matter.
Let’s ask the audience
How can we tell whether SVoD ‘hits’ are as successful as their platforms would like us to believe, in the absence of TV-style metrics? Maybe we should just bite our lip and ask the viewer.