Sunday, September 23, 2018

TV News Roundup: Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ Announces Season 2 Guest Stars

In today’s roundup, “The Grand Tour” Season 2 sets its guest stars, “Saturday Night Live” announces its final two 2017 hosts, and Lifetime’s “You” casts John Stamos in a recurring role.  CASTING Season...

ATF: Nippon TV and Turkey’s MF Yapim Reteam for ‘My Son’ Remake

Turkish production house MF Yapim has acquired rights to Nippon Television Network Corporation’s drama format “My Son.” It will remake the series in Turkish. Through a family that suffers a kidnapping, “My...

Ventana Sur: Alebrije’s Monica Lozano and Mórbido’s Pablo Guisa Koestinger Announce Latin America Partnership...

BUENOS AIRES —  Mexican uber-movie producer Mónica Lozano, whose credits include “Instructions Not Included,” and Morbido Horror and Fantasy Film Festival founder Pablo Guisa Koestinger have closed an exclusive production alliance,...

Philanthropy at the Core of Scooter Braun’s Business

Scooter Braun helps steer the careers of some of today’s top stars as manager to Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Kanye West, Tori Kelly and more, but despite the glamour his celebrity...

Italy Defends New Quotas on Local Content for Broadcasters, Streamers

ROME – Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini on Monday defended contentious new local quotas that will force broadcasters and streamers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video to increase the amount...

China to Become World Leader in 5G, But Political Controls May Damp Content Industry

China’s ambition to lead the development of 5G mobile networks will make the country the world’s largest market for over-the-top (OTT) content over the next five years. But Beijing’s stringent controls...

Sony India Sets up Sports Biopic ‘Soorma’

Sony Pictures Networks Productions is to produce sports biopic “Soorma.” The film focuses on the turbulent life of field hockey star Sandeep Singh and is set for a June 29 release....

U.K. Music Magazines NME and Uncut Sold as Part of Meredith-Time Inc. Deal

Among the titles absorbed by Meredith Corp., the publishing and broadcast company that is acquiring Time Inc. in a $2.8 billion deal, are popular U.K. magazines NME and Uncut. NME, a staple...

Netflix Boards Debut Film From Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP

Global streaming video service, Netflix has teamed with Ronnie Screwvala, one of the best-known executives in Indian cinema, to release “Love Per Square Foot.” The film is a quirky romantic comedy...

Gary Goddard Takes Leave From Goddard Group Following Molestation Allegations

Gary Goddard has taken a leave of absence from entertainment design company The Goddard Group in the wake of recent molestation allegations from Anthony Edwards and Bret Douglas Nighman. Goddard, founder and...

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Meet the Six Key Execs Who Help Scooter Braun Care for...

Six key executives at SB Projects keep the client train rolling — and the boss in check. Allison Kaye, 36, President of Music Scooter Braun’s second in...

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