NEW YORK, April 24: In this video interview, which is available with subtitles in Spanish, Mandarin and French, Broad City executive producer Amy Poehler and creators and stars Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson discuss the Comedy Central series.
NEW YORK/FRANKFURT, April 24: AMC/Sundance Channel Global is continuing its European expansion with the acquisition of KinoweltTV, a pay-TV channel distributed throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
LONDON, April 24: Julian Bellamy, the creative director and head of commissioning at Discovery Networks International (DNI), has been appointed as the managing director of ITV Studios UK, taking over from Denise O’Donoghue.
LONDON, April 24: BBC One is planning a new drama season based on classic 20th-century literature, including Lady Chatterley’s Lover.
BEVERLY HILLS, April 24: Netflix is getting its first Spanish-language original series, a soccer comedy from the Mexican director Gaz Alazraki.
MIAMI, April 24: Telemundo has granted NBC Entertainment an option to develop The Lord of the Skies (El Señor de los Cielos) and USA Network an option to develop the upcoming novela Woman of Steel (Mujer de Acero).
LONDON, April 24: ITV Daytime has ordered the unscripted shows Who's Doing the Dishes and The Speakmans.
NEW YORK, April 24: Continuing to build up its slate of original programming, Bravo is moving forward on All the Pretty Faces, a mystery dramedy from executive producer Jennifer Garner’s Vandalia Films in association with Warner Horizon Television.
NEW YORK, April 24: Comedy Central has greenlit CC:Studios' digital series This Is Not Happening for broadcast on the network.
NEW YORK, April 24: El Rey Network has begun production on its new series Cutting Crew, an unscripted original that explores the world of edgy barbers.
GREENWICH, April 24: 41 Entertainment (41e) has inked a slew of new licensing deals for the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures brand, including in Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
LONDON, April 24: The preschool show In the Night Garden is launching a new mobile app set to coincide with the opening next month of the British theme park CBeebies Land.
LOS ANGELES, April 24: This year’s DISCOP Africa in Johannesburg is set to include a whole day dedicated entirely to African-made sports content, according to the market’s organizers.
MIAMI, April 24: Up-and-coming bands will take the stage on Telemundo Media’s new reality competition show Buscando Mi Ritmo, produced in partnership with Bud Light.
HONG KONG, April 24: BBC Worldwide has made four new senior hires within its Asian business, all of whom will be based in Singapore.
BURBANK, April 24: Sam Register has been elevated to president of Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) and Warner Digital Series, a newly created position.
LONDON, April 24: Jane Treays, a seasoned producer/director who was behind the BBC Two hit Inside Claridge's, has joined the program-making team at Spun Gold TV.
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, April 24: Karen Bonck, an experienced branded entertainment exec, has become the senior VP of branded partnerships for Debmar-Mercury.
OXFORD, April 24: Christopher Skala is joining Novel Entertainment as a consultant to help build on the success of the company's digital offerings.
NEW YORK, April 23: According to Experian Marketing Services, an estimated 7.6 million U.S. homes are considered cord-cutters, an increase of 44 percent in the past four years.
SEATTLE, April 23: A new licensing agreement between Amazon and HBO makes Prime Instant Video the exclusive online-only subscription home for a range of HBO programming, including True Blood.
NEW YORK/MIAMI, April 23: A+E Networks Latin America and Sony Pictures Television are bringing the Lifetime network to countries across Latin America, including Brazil, as of July.
NEW YORK, April 23: David Royle, the executive VP of programming and production at Smithsonian Networks, tells World Screen Newsflash about delivering programming that is both entertaining and informative.
NEW YORK, April 23: AOL and Miramax have entered into an agreement to bring full-length films to U.S. viewers for streaming free of charge.
BALI, April 23: FOX has a 94-percent brand awareness amongst pay-TV subs across Europe, Asia and Latin America, outscoring the likes of Discovery, Disney and others in a recent survey, Hernan Lopez, president and CEO of FOX International Channels (FIC), announced in an address at the Asia-Pacific Pay-TV Operators Summit in Bali.
VANCOUVER, April 23: BroadbandTV has been signed to track and manage fan-uploaded content for more than 200 FremantleMedia TV shows, including American Idol, The Price is Right, Got Talent and The X Factor.
LOS ANGELES, April 23: Maker Studios is teaming up with the lifestyle brand NYLON to collaborate on original programming, the first of which will be the drama Oh, You Pretty Things!, starring Francesca Eastwood.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23: Rob Lowe is returning to National Geographic Channel as narrator for the three-night summer event The '90s: The Last Great Decade?
BALI, April 23: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia is teaming up with SMIT to bring the edutainment service My Nick Jr. to China, where it will be delivered as an OTT offering.
LONDON, April 23: TalkTalk has secured a deal with FilmFlex Movies to bring hundreds of new films to its on-demand offering, among them 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club and American Hustle.