Articles about Wayward Pines
‘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.
Keeping busy in the off-season
While the end of July tends to be a bit slow when it comes to new series orders, it seems plenty of firms didn’t read the script this year, with HBO, CBS and Syfy all giving drama fans cause for excitement with announcements over the past week.
Whether it’s acquiring a finished show, going it alone, adapting a format or coproducing with international partners, there’s a multitude of options when it comes to buying and selling quality drama. DQ asks the experts what works best for their business.
HBO keeps winning with Game of Thrones
As this week’s action-packed Game of Thrones season finale delivered yet another ratings record for HBO, Andy Fry wonders how useful the traditional overnights remain amid the ever-increasing growth of non-linear viewing.
Wayward Pines, Clarke fantasy debut
BBC1 airs seven-part drama based on the period fantasy novel by Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Fox debuts Wayward Pines and DR1 drama 1864 hits UK screens.
Peaks and troughs
Showtime’s revival of Twin Peaks overshadows all else in the greenlights world this week. But while excitement abounds over the rebirth of the David Lynch-directed cult hit, can it avoid the ratings drop-off suffered by its original run?