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    PromaxBDA: Highlights from the 2018 Conference

    Last week, from June 11 to June 14, was the PromaxBDA 2018 Conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. Learn, create and connect: it was a potpourri of attendees and represented companies including ABC, Amazon Studios, AMC Networks, A+E Networks, AT&T Entertainment Group, BBC, Bell Media, BET Networks, Bravo, CBS, CNN, Comedy Central, […]

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    Debmar-Mercury to Syndicate Sitcom ‘Schitt’s Creek’

    Distributor Debmar-Mercury from Lionsgate has acquired the U.S. broadcast syndication rights to “Schitt’s Creek,” the Canadian half-hour, single-camera scripted comedy currently airing on Pop TV. The series, created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy, follows a wealthy family who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt’s Creek, a small town they once […]

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    Pop Renews ‘Schitt’s Creek’ for Season 5

    Netflix has greenlit comedy “Schitt’s Creek” for a fifth season, with an order for 14 new half-hour episodes. The new episodes will begin in winter 2019, with the current season ender scheduled on April 11. “It is rare to find a television series that continues to deliver fanfare, critical acclaim and audience growth season after […]

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    Pop Orders Comedy ‘Let’s Get Physical’

    Cable net Pop has ordered eight episodes of a scripted sitcom fr 201 all“Let’s Get Physical,” which is described as a modern day story set in the world of aerobics. The logline: “Let’s Get Physical” centers on a slacker named Joe who, with every breath he takes, makes a reluctant comeback in the fitness industry […]

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    ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Renewed by Pop for Season Four

    Pop has greenlit Canadian comedy “Schitt’s Creek” for a fourth season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes for 2017-18. Debuting on CBC Television in Canada on Jan. 13, 2015 (and airing in the U.S. on Pop), “Schitt’s Creek” stars Eugene Levy as a wealthy video store magnate and Catherine O’Hara as his wife, a […]

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    Verizon and Pop Announce Carriage Extension

    Verizon and entertainment network Pop, owned by the CBS Corporation and Lionsgate, have announced a long-term carriage extension to continue distribution of Pop’s fan-infused original programming to Verizon’s Fios TV customers nationwide. Verizon also receives broad distribution rights to Pop programming across its digital platforms, including TV Everywhere, go90 and more. “Pop continues to be […]

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    Suspense Thriller ‘Wolf Creek’ to Debut on Pop in October

    Inspired by cult the movie franchise of the same name comes six-part drama “Wolf Creek,” which will premiere exclusively on Pop on Friday, Oct. 14 at 10 p.m. ET. “Wolf Creek” stars John Jarratt, who reprises his movie role as the murdering psychopath Mick Taylor, wreaking havoc in the Australian Outback—except this time, things are […]

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    Pop Orders Docuseries ‘Hollywood Darlings’

    Pop has ordered eight episodes of a docuseries called “Hollywood Darlings” featuring three child stars of the 1990s: Christine Lakin (“Step By Step”), Beverley Mitchell (“7th Heaven) and Jodie Sweetin (“Full House,” “Fuller House”), who will also be competing in the upcoming spring edition of “Dancing With the Stars. ” The logline: The half-hour series […]

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