Scott's Treachery of Spies on track for TV drama

TV and film rights in Manda Scott's historical thriller A Treachery of Spies have sold to London-based production outfits Beaglepug Films and Enriched Media Group.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 05:02:51 UTC ]
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Film and TV rights to Clift debut go to Scott Free after three-way auction

Ridley Scott's production company Scott Free has triumphed in a three-way auction to win the film and television rights for I Alone Survive (Hodder and Stoughton) by début author Bethany Clift.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 19:12:41 UTC ]
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Maitlis' Airhead to become TV drama

"Newsnight" broadcaster Emily Maitlis' book Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News (Michael Joseph) will be adapted into a TV series to give viewers a glimpse of  “what making news is really like.” Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 09:50:10 UTC ]
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Monica Lewinsky to produce TV drama about her affair with Bill Clinton

Latest series of the US hit show will recount the former White House intern’s affair with the then president that led to his impeachment in 1998Monica Lewinsky is among the producers on a new series of American Crime Story focusing on the Bill Clinton sex scandal.Titled Impeachment: American... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-07 11:59:39 UTC ]
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Tattooist of Auschwitz to be adapted for 'high-end' TV drama

TV rights in Heather Morris’ bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz have been snapped up by Synchronicity Films for a multi-part, high-end international drama series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside 'The Wire': How one author tracked down the details behind the monumental Baltimore TV show

You will not read many author interviews or book reviews on this blog unless a book is something special. Jonathan Abrams’ “All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire” is something special. Abrams, a senior writer who who covers the NBA for Bleacher Report, is a superb sports reporter.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kaufmann's 'Black Tudors' to be 'epic' TV drama

The production company behind the ITV series "Vera" and BBC1's "Shetland" has acquired exclusive television rights to Black Tudors: The Untold Story (Oneworld) by Miranda Kaufmann. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nick Hornby writes first TV drama Love, Nina

Author of Fever Pitch is adapting a book of the same name based on the memoirs of Nina Stibble, a nanny who worked for some of London’s leading literary lightsThe author of Fever Pitch, Nick Hornby, is penning his first TV drama, based on the memoirs of a nanny who worked for some of the leading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Life on Mars creator developing TV drama series with a Motown beat

Tony Jordan secures rights to 40 EMI songs for 10-part series Stop! In the Name of Love, partly inspired by 'jukebox musicals'The co-creator of Life on Mars is developing a TV drama series, partly inspired by the success "jukebox musicals" such as Mamma Mia!, featuring famous Motown hits such as... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Trump watches TV. Trump stars on TV. Trump is TV.

Review of 'Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America' by James Poniewozik Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-12 17:00:17 UTC ]
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Trump watches TV. Trump stars on TV. Trump is TV.

Review of 'Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America' by James Poniewozik Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-12 05:00:17 UTC ]
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‘I need it verified’: Vizio will add Nielsen measurement to lure linear TV ad dollars to its connected TV platform

In the first half of 2021, the smart TV maker will start selling CTV ads guaranteed against Nielsen’s Digital Ad Ratings. The post ‘I need it verified’: Vizio will add Nielsen measurement to lure linear TV ad dollars to its connected TV platform appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-11-17 05:01:32 UTC ]
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MDM's Orion TV and Brat win TV rights for The Boyband Murder Mystery

Ava Eldred’s debut YA thriller The Boyband Murder Mystery has been optioned by MGM's Orion TV and digital entertainment start-up Brat in a "heated" four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 08:52:39 UTC ]
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Lion TV snaps up Raffi Berg's debut for TV

Lion TV have acquired the option to develop BBC Middle East editor Raffi Berg's debut Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort as a television documentary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 01:06:38 UTC ]
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The Defenders is most ambitious TV project ever, says Marvel's head of TV

Netflix show is newest in ever-expanding Marvel universe and brings together Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Daredevil and Iron FistThe recent hold of caped crusaders over cinema has been unavoidable, but now a new Netflix show aims to push the boundaries of the superhero genre on television.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The TV news where you are is not the TV news where we are...

Thank you, thank you, to commenter DialMforMurdo for pointing to this brilliantly funny deconstruction of what follows, and precedes, that moment when BBC's News At Ten's presenters say: "Now here's the news where you are."Sit back and enjoy this three-minute skit by James Robertson, novelist,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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TV Choice sales hit five-year high as it benefits from closure of TV Pick

Listings magazine, which is the most popular paid-for title in UK, reported an average weekly sale of 1,374,813TV Choice has increased sales to a five-year high of almost 1.4 million, the biggest beneficiary among listings magazines from the demise of Richard Desmond's short-lived TV Pick.H... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The Chernin Group's Billy Parks Imagines Reality TV, Without TV

This past summer media and entertainment company The Chernin Group (founded by former News Corp. president and COO Peter Chernin) released a digital reality series that took the notion of digital media and ran with it.Mr. Parks: The first thing I did was call all my favorite smartest people... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Small Axe picks up 15 nominations for Bafta TV awards

Steve McQueen’s ground-breaking anthology series dominates, with The Crown, Normal People and I Will Destroy You also in the runningSteve McQueen’s ground-breaking five-part series Small Axe has dominated the Bafta TV nominations with 15 nods, in a year when diverse talent was recognised across... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-28 08:14:13 UTC ]
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Streaming TV, Films Drive Surge In Graphic Novel Sales

Many of the biggest hits on such streaming services as Netflix and Disney+ have been adapted from comics and graphic novels. Publishers have learned to scramble to be sure the books these shows are based on are available when demand spikes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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