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Spectrum Originals to Shutdown as Charter Gets Out of Scripted Programming

Charter is phasing out Spectrum Originals as the cable provider moves out of the original scripted series space, Variety has confirmed. The move comes after it was reported…

Redbox Is Now Officially Part of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment as $375 Million Deal Closes

Redbox, the struggling DVD-rental kiosk operator and video streamer, is now part of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment — the streaming aggregator that gets its name from…

‘Twisted Metal’ on the Roster as Australia’s Stan Renews Sony Pictures Television Supply Deal

Australian streaming platform Stan has signed a renewed and expanded content supply deal with Sony Pictures Television. The company described the deal as: “a major new multi-year strategic…

Paramount+ Unveils U.K., Ireland Exclusive Acquisitions Including ‘La Brea,’ Jake Johnson’s ‘Minx’

Paramount+ has unveiled a slate of exclusive acquisitions for the U.K. and Ireland including Keshet’s “La Brea” from NBCUniversal Global Distribution and “Minx,” starring Jake Johnson and Ophelia…

‘Outlander’ Prequel Series Gets Official Title, First Plot Details at Starz

The “Outlander” prequel series at Starz is officially moving forward. The show, which Variety exclusively reported was in the works back in February, will be titled “Outlander: Blood of…

‘Days of Our Lives’ to Move to Peacock After Nearly Six Decades on NBC

“Days of Our Lives” is moving to Peacock. The long-running NBC soap opera is officially moving to the NBCUniversal-owned streaming platform starting on Sept. 12. It has aired…

Banijay Acquires Sony Pictures Television Germany

Banijay is acquiring Sony Pictures Television Germany. Led by Astrid Quentell and Mirek Nitsch, who will remain in position, the company will join Banijay Germany’s portfolio of labels.…

‘For All Mankind’ Renewed for Season 4 at Apple

“For All Mankind” has been renewed for Season 4 at Apple. The announcement was made Friday as part of the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Production on…

‘Wheel of Time’ Renewed for Season 3 at Amazon Ahead of Season 2 Premiere

“The Wheel of Time” has been renewed for Season 3 at Amazon, Variety has learned. The announcement was made as part of the show’s panel presentation at San…

‘The Boys’ Superhero College Spinoff Title Revealed: Welcome to ‘Gen V’

The upcoming college-themed spinoff of Amazon’s “The Boys” finally has a name: “Gen V.” The cast of the series made the announcement on Friday in a video posted…

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 5 Teaser Revealed by Hulu (TV News Roundup)

The first teaser for Season 5 of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ dropped Thursday, featuring a chilling cover of Christina Aguilera’s “Fighter.” The season premieres on Sept. 14 on Hulu,…

Sony Pictures Television Hires Katherine Pope as President

Katherine Pope is stepping in as president of Sony Pictures Television, Variety has confirmed. Pope takes over the role from Jeff Frost, who recently announced he was departing…