Amazon US makes UK and Spanish drama deals

Amazon has snagged two new international scripted series, coming on board the upcoming season of Sky’s drama Fortitude, and acquiring Spanish primetime prison drama Locked Up. Supernatural drama Fortitude is on Sky Atlantic in the UK and now has Amazon as its US partner after the streaming service bought it for the US. The SVOD […]

Participant Media lines up cable net

Participant Media, the film and TV production company behind movies including Lincoln and An Inconvenient Truth, is launching its own cable network called Pivot this summer. The US network will target a core audience of millennials, is due to launch the channel on August 1 and has pledged 300 hours of original programming in its […]