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HBO Documentary Films Buys Cannes Title and Sundance Winner ‘All That Breathes’ (EXCLUSIVE)

HBO Documentary Films has bought worldwide television rights for Cannes Special Screenings title “All That Breathes.” The film is the only Sundance movie to screen as part of…

CW Boss Mark Pedowitz on Future of DC Shows at Network: ‘We’re Staying in the Superhero Business’

The CW chairman and CEO Mark Pedowitz reassured DC fans that the network plans to continue making superhero shows despite recent events. “[We’re] staying in the superhero business,”…

CBS Fall 2022 Schedule: ‘Ghosts’ Paired With ‘Young Sheldon’ on Thursdays, Wednesdays Belong to Unscripted

CBS has unveiled their fall 2022 schedule, which largely keeps intact the schedule the broadcaster established last season. The network is very heavy on drama programming this year,…

Malaysia to Increase Location Production Incentives

Malaysia is set to increase the value of its location-based incentives from the current 30% to 35%, the government is expected to announce this week in Cannes. The…

Awards HQ May 16: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,’ Norm Macdonald Special, Should the Golden Globes Return?

AWARDS CIRCUIT COLUMN: How the Emmys Dumped ‘Primetime’ to Focus on Genre, As We Move Closer to a Post-Linear Era We live in an on-demand age where viewers…

U.K. Broadcasting Chiefs on Evolution of Media Landscape: ‘Complacency Will End in Serious Consequences’

The heads of the U.K. public service broadcasters (PSBs) are in agreement that the market is undergoing seismic changes and evolution is the way forward. “There’ll be huge…

Lack of Emmy-Winning Black Women Comedians Is No Laughing Matter: 12 Reminders for TV Academy

The hilarity of Black women on television has been sorely missed and ignored by the Television Academy over multiple decades. However, with this year’s slate of outstanding comedy…

Banijay to Go Public on Euronext Stock Exchange via SPAC Deal

Banijay, Stéphane Courbit’s TV production and distribution powerhouse behind “Survivor” and “Peaky Blinders,” is set to go public and enter the stock exchange in Amsterdam through a newly-created…

Former ‘SNL’ stars Vanessa Bayer and Molly Shannon shine in ‘I Love That For You’

While the former “SNL” star is hardly the first comedian to use tragedy as a launching pad for laughter, it’s always a hit-or-miss proposition – and this show hits more often than not, albeit a bit unevenly.

‘Emily in Paris,’ ‘The Last Duel’ Among Recent Productions Aided by French Incentives

Playing a foundational role in the history of film and benefitting from enough picturesque locales to launch a thousand postcards, France has long attracted directors and crews from…

Channel 4 Hits Back at U.K. Government With New $1.25 Billion Plan to Stay Independent

U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, which is facing the threat of being privatized by Boris Johnson’s government, has revealed an unsuccessful counter-proposal to remain independent. A key element of…