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Berlin: Showtime, Bleecker Street Sign Output Deal

Bleecker Street has signed a new three-year output deal with Showtime Networks that will see the ViacomCBS unit take TV, on-demand and streaming rights to Bleecker’s slate of upcoming features, all of which Bleecker will release theatrically in the U.S. The deal, unveiled Thursday, kicks off in March and will see Showtime take up to […]

Top Entertainment Execs Talk Purpose in THR Series ‘Show/Business’

This series was created in paid partnership with Amazon Ads. How viewers discover, engage with and enjoy films, television and games has been completely disrupted in the last 20 months. What hasn’t changed is the need to meet audiences where they are while creating — and maintaining — entertainment brands that understand the difference between […]

Top Entertainment Execs Talk Creativity in THR Series ‘Show/Business’

This series was created in paid partnership with Amazon Ads. How viewers discover, engage with and enjoy films, television and games has been completely disrupted in the last 20 months. What hasn’t changed is the need to meet audiences where they are while creating — and maintaining — entertainment brands that understand the difference between […]

Top Entertainment Execs Talk Innovation in THR Series ‘Show/Business’

This series was created in paid partnership with Amazon Ads. How viewers discover, engage with and enjoy films, television and games has been completely disrupted in the last 20 months. What hasn’t changed is the need to meet audiences where they are while creating — and maintaining — entertainment brands that understand the difference between […]

‘City on a Hill’ Renewed for Season 3 at Showtime

Showtime is taking a third trip to Boston. The ViacomCBS-backed premium cable network has renewed City on a Hill for a third season. Showrunner Tom Fontana will return alongside stars Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. The third season will consist of eight episodes, even with its sophomore run and down two from its freshman order. […]

Smithsonian Channel Programming Chief to Depart

David Royle, the long-time head of programming at Smithsonian Channel, is leaving the ViacomCBS cable network.

James Blue to Oversee Smithsonian Channel

James Blue to Oversee Smithsonian Channel

‘Attica’ Prison Revolt Doc in the Works at Showtime

Showtime Documentary Films on Monday unveiled plans for the feature documentary Attica, about the 1971 prison rebellion in upstate New York, by director Stanley Nelson (The Murder of Emmett Till).

Showtime Networks Names Michael Crotty CFO

ViacomCBS' Showtime Networks appointed Michael Crotty chief financial officer, replacing Adam Townsend who will leave the company at the end of the month. Crotty, who will report to Showtime Networks chairman and CEO David Nevins, will also have oversight of BET Networks’ finance team.

MIPCOM: Smithsonian Channel to Explore ‘The Curious Life and Death of…’ Brittany Murphy, Pablo Escobar

CBS Corp.'s Smithsonian Channel, a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution, has commissioned new series 'The Curious Life and Death of...,' which promises to shed new light on the mysterious deaths of famous people, including Brittany Murphy and Pablo Escobar.

Smithsonian Channel Coming to U.K.

CBS Corp.'s Smithsonian Channel, a joint venture of Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution, has launched its first European service in the U.K., continuing its push into international markets.

Showtime Chief “Dying” for More Sacha Baron Cohen, Sees Big Market for ‘Halo’

Showtime boss David Nevins says that he already wants more of Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?' and that he expects a big market for the recently ordered 'Halo' adaptation.