Mipcom: Creating the Look of Sony's Period Drama 'The Halcyon'

Sony Pictures Television’s eight-part period drama “The Halcyon,” which is world premiering at Mipcom on Sunday, may be set in a glamorous London hotel at the start of World War II, but the look of the show was partly inspired by Aaron Sorkin’s political drama “The West Wing,” according to producer Chris Croucher, who previously worked on “Downton Abbey.” 603 more words

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Michael Crichton Resurgence

Michael Crichton gave us Jurassic Park when he wrote the original novel, then co-wrote the screenplay which Steven Spielberg directed and released in the same year as Schindler’s List. 402 more words

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ABC Greenlights Revival of 'The Gong Show' From Exec Producer Will Arnett

ABC is adding yet another classic title to its growing slate of game shows. The network has greenlit a remake of “The Gong Show,” Variety  309 more words

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Producer Claims NBC's 'Timeless' Infringes on Spanish Series

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The Spanish producer of a time travel series claims in a federal copyright infringement lawsuit that NBC’s upcoming “Timeless” is a ripoff of their show. 432 more words

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Stacy Weitz Joins Sony Pictures TV in PR Post

PR veteran Stacy Weitz has joined Sony Pictures Television as VP of communications.

Weitz will focus on Sony TV’s production and distribution activity in Latin America and Asia, as well as internal communications for the TV division. 107 more words

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Jack Thorne, David Farr, Kelly Marcel Join Writing Team On 'Electric Dreams: The World Of Philip K Dick' - Edinburgh

Channel 4 and Sony Pictures Television have enlisted a host of hot UK and U.S. writing talent for their upcoming 10-part anthology Electric Dreams: The World Of Philip K Dick… 371 more words

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The Playstation series 'Powers' is canceled after two seasons

According to co-creator Brian Michael Bendis (via Twitter), Season 2 of  the comic book-based series Powers will be the last one for the show.  “Powers” started out as an Image Comics series, before moving over to Icon, Marvel’s creator-owned imprint.

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