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Kevin Beggs Inks New Long-Term Deal to Remain at Lionsgate TV

Kevin Beggs, one of the longest-tenured studio executives, has signed a new deal to remain at the top of Lionsgate TV Group. The executive, alongside Sandra Stern, have together led the studio for two decades, will remain chair and chief content integration officer. The news comes as Lionsgate TV recently reported one of its best […]

Jerry Falwell Jr. Limited Series in the Works at Lionsgate TV

Producer Michael London has signed a first-look deal with Lionsgate TV, and his first project at the studio is a high-profile one. London (FX’s Snowfall, Sideways, Milk) and Shannon Gaulding, president of production at the former’s Groundswell Productions, are developing a limited series about the rise and fall of Jerry Falwell Jr., the former president […]

‘Minx’ Creator Inks Lionsgate TV Overall Deal

Ellen Rapoport is setting up shop at Lionsgate Television. The creator of HBO Max’s well-reviewed comedy Minx has signed an overall deal with the studio behind the series. Under the pact, Rapoport will create new scripted projects for the studio while also continuing to serve as showrunner on the previously renewed Minx. “Throughout the making […]

Rashida Jones, Will McCormack Ink First-Look Deal at Lionsgate TV

Producing partners Rashida Jones and Will McCormack are teaming up with Lionsgate Television. The duo’s Le Train Train company has signed a first-look deal with Lionsgate, under which they’ll produce scripted programming for a range of platforms. The first project for Jones and McCormack is an adaptation of the British romantic comedy Lovesick, in which […]

Gina Rodriguez to Star in TV Adaptation of Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’ for Apple (Exclusive)

Pedro Almodovar’s 1988 black comedy Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is getting the TV treatment. Sources say Apple has optioned the rights to develop a TV series based on the feature that secured the writer-director his first Oscar nomination (for foreign-language film). Jane the Virgin grad Gina Rodriguez will star in the […]

Mel Gibson Boards ‘John Wick’ Prequel Miniseries at Starz

Starz and Lionsgate’s long-developing John Wick prequel series, The Continental, has its first actor booked: Mel Gibson. The Oscar winner has signed on to the series, which is set 40 years before the events of the film series starring Keanu Reeves. It’s set at the titular hotel, a gathering place for international assassins. The three-part […]

Lionsgate, AGC Team for Patricia Clarkson, Nathalie Emmanuel Series ‘Gray’

Lionsgate and Stuart Ford’s AGC Television are teaming up to produce new espionage thriller TV series Gray, starring Patricia Clarkson (House of Cards) and Nathalie Emmanuel (Game of Thrones). Clarkson will play Cornelia Gray, a CIA spy coming in from the cold after 20 years in hiding, dodging the government agents who suspected her of […]

Murdaugh True-Crime Saga Getting Scripted Treatment at Lionsgate TV (Exclusive)

One of the twistiest true-crime stories of recent years will be developed as a scripted drama series at Lionsgate TV. The studio has optioned rights to a book proposal by journalist and author Matthew Lysiak about the Murdaughs. Alex Murdaugh, an attorney from a prominent family in South Carolina legal circles, was arrested on charges […]

Bob Greenblatt Returns to Producing With Lionsgate First-Look TV Deal

Bob Greenblatt is returning producing. The former entertainment chairman at WarnerMedia and NBC has launched a production company, The Green Room, and signed a first-look TV deal with Lionsgate Television. Under the deal, Greenblatt will develop and produce premium projects for the studio via The Green Room. The former Showtime boss has also enlisted Jon […]

‘Power’ Creator Courtney Kemp Moves Overall Deal to Netflix

Courtney A. Kemp is on the move. The Power creator is moving to Netflix with a rich overall deal. Under the multiple-year pact, which sources say is valued in the high eight-figure range with bonuses baked in that could elevate it to nine figures — Kemp and her End of Episode production company will create […]

Susannah Grant Inks First-Look Deal at Lionsgate TV

Erin Brockovich and Unbelievable writer Susannah Grant is setting up shop at Lionsgate TV. The Oscar and Emmy nominee has signed a first-look deal with the independent studio. Grant will develop and produce scripted projects for all platforms under the deal. “Susannah has an incredible repertoire of award-winning content across television and film, which makes […]

‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ Canceled at NBC

Cue up the sad songs. Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist has been canceled after two seasons on NBC. Sources say talks between NBCUniversal and producers Lionsgate TV to move the Jane Levy-led musical dramedy to streamer Peacock fizzled. Lionsgate TV plans to shop the series. “In a world where finding loyal and passionate audiences is never easy, […]