Silence of the Lambs Series Ordered by CBS
Among the three new series ordered by CBS for the 2020-21 broadcast season is Clarice, set after the events of The Silence of the Lambs.
Clarice comes from executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet and stars Rebecca Breeds (Pretty Little Liars) in the title role. The drama is a deep dive into the untold personal story of brilliant and vulnerable FBI Agent Clarice Starling as she returns to the field in 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs.
New Sales for Turkish Drama Sisters
Global Agency has lined up new sales for the drama series Sisters in the Middle East, north Macedonia and Uzbekistan.
The Turkish drama will be broadcast on beIN in the Middle East, as well as on north Macedonia’s Sitel and Uzbekistan’s Milliy TV very soon. The script rights for the series have been sold to Eastwest Television Distribution to be distributed in Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Timeless Drama Channel & Gametoon Land on StarTimes
SPI International/FilmBox has inked a deal to bring Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) and Gametoon to StarTimes in Africa.
Per the deal, the global Turkish drama channel and gaming channel became available to StarTimes subscribers on May 1. Gametoon and TDC are broadcast in English and Turkish, respectively, while the latter has English subtitles. The new agreement builds on the distribution of Filmbox Africa and Fashionbox on StarTimes.
TV Drama Weekly
Nadcon Film’s Peter Nadermann
Nadermann discusses his aim in setting up the company, the value of ZDF Enterprises’ investment and the current trends in international co-production.
TV Drama Guide 2019/2020