Sundance Now announced today its acquisition of the exclusive US premiere rights to the British remake of the acclaimed French comedy series Call My Agent! from BRON Studios.
Professor T: British Version of Hit Belgian Mystery Series Arrives in the US
Ben Miller is back and fabulous as ever as the eponymous lecturer and police advisor in Professor T, the English-language remake of the hit Belgian series of the same name.
Collision: UK Drama Starring Douglas Henshall Getting US Remake
Collision, one of the best British drama miniseries that screened in the last six years, is getting a US redo. At the helm is the original series’ writer and creator, Anthony Horowitz.
New Bits: An American ‘Marple’ and International Emmy Awards Nominees
A few of our favorite actors and shows are nominees for this year’s International Emmy® Awards, and there’s a new Agatha Christie-inspired American TV show in the works.
Hunted: Intense UK Reality Competition Series Gets US Version
Soon to join The Amazing Race and Survivor at CBS is the new reality competition series Hunted, as intense to watch as it is for the folks who go on the run to avoid being captured.
News Bits: New Horowitz Crime Drama, Hinterland Special, and Amazon Original Series
A new bromance crime drama, the continuation of a Welsh noir detective drama, and full series of two thrillers whose pilot episodes have garnered rave reviews, are just some of the shows we can look forward to in the coming
News Bits: Fortitude, QI, Catastrophe, and More Remakes
One of the most highly-anticipated new crime dramas finally made its debut, a long-running panel show bows on the Beeb’s US channel, a hit UK comedy is headed for the US, and more American remakes of British TV series are
Mad Dogs: Amazon Studios Remake Does UK Original Justice
Amazon Pilot Season is here, and one pilot I highly recommend for Brit TV fans is the US version of Mad Dogs, which, like the original UK version, is a top-notch thriller, at least from the looks of this one
Six More US Remakes of Brit TV Hits in the Works
American remakes of hit British TV shows happen regularly, despite the fact that the ratings successes, such as The Office and House of Cards, are highly outnumbered by the ratings failures. But they continue, and six more are on the way.
U.S. Remake of UK Hit “Mistresses” Coming to ABC
Lifetime never got its remake of the Brit TV hit Mistresses off the ground, but ABC has, and the broadcast network is premiering it as part of its 2013 Summer schedule in a few weeks.