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E4 gives UK home to Young Sheldon

Young Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory prequel that follows the life of nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper, will arrive on UK channel E4 next year. E4 has had success with The Big Bang Theory in recent years, with series 10 attracting an average audience of 2.4 million viewers an episode and a 9.5% share of viewing audience […]

Hulu puts on GameFace after UK deal

Hulu has signed a licensing deal with All3Media International for the US video-on-demand rights to Objective Media Group scripted series GameFace. The complete first season of the dramedy series will become available to stream in the US in autumn, exclusively on Hulu. The 6×30 minute series, which will premiere on the UK’s E4 later this […]

Hulu snags eOne’s Cardinal and Gap Year

Hulu has inked a multi-series deal with Entertainment One and will take almost 250 hours of programming from the independent production and distribution group. The agreement gives Hulu exclusive US steaming rights to eOne series including Cardinal, and comedy drama Gap Year. The whole first season of Cardinal, which is on CTV in Canada, will […]

Netflix, E4 prep for The End of the F***ing World

Streaming service Netflix and UK youth-skewed network E4 have co-commissioned a dark comedy-drama about a twisted road trip. The End of the F***ing World is based on comic books from Charles Forsman, and follows the confusing lives of two teen outsiders (Alex Lawther and Jessica Barden). Channel 4 commissioning editor Roberto Troni described the series’ […]

E4 to remake VH1 confessions format

UK digital channel E4 has commissioned a British version of Walk of Shame Shuttle. E4 has ordered a TX pilot of the format, which comes from Brian Graden Media and was first for US cable channel VH1. The show sees party animals given a taxi ride home in exchange for details of their wildest nights […]

Raft of commissions for Channel 4

UK broadcaster Channel 4 unveiled a raft of new programming at its upfront in London yesterday. The pubcaster has a history of breakout comedy and announced the return of Peep Show duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb to its air with sitcom Back. Simon Blackwell (Veep, Peep Show) will pen the 6x30mins series, which follows […]

E4 acquires US comedy Black-ish

UK terrestrial Channel 4 has acquired ABC comedy Black-ish, and will premiere it on its youth-skewed digital channel, E4. Black-ish has been a ratings and critical success for ABC, and is currently in its second season on US broadcast television. The series follows Anthony Anderson and his African-American family, who try to balance their upper […]

Youngest gets order for Game of Clones

Youngest Media, the UK indie set up last year by former Endemol Shine UK execs David Flynn and Lucas Church, has secured its first commission, Game of Clones, for E4. The Channel 4-owned digital channel has ordered a 20x30mins run of the show, in which singletons create their perfect match as an avatar and then […]

Rival channels ‘up after BBC Three online move’

Commercial TV viewing on television sets was up in the in the UK in the first half of 2016 thanks in part to BBC Three’s move from linear to online, according to new research by Thinkbox. The marketing body for commercial TV in the UK said that it is likely that the closure of BBC Three’s […]

E4, TNT coproducing comedic drama

The UK’s E4 and US cable channel E4 are coproducing a comedic drama about a group of young adults venturing across Asia. The two broadcasters have commissioned Foreign Bodies from Entertainment One Television and Eleven. It will launch on E4 in early 2017 before debuting later in the year on TNT. The show comes from […]

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