Deadline: ABC Sets Premiere Dates For ‘The Bachelor’, ‘American Idol’, ‘To Tell The Truth’ & New Game Shows
ABC has set early-2021 premiere dates for new seasons of its reality hits The Bachelor and American Idol, along with the return of To Tell the Truth and the debuts of three new game shows: Celebrity Wheel of Fortune, The Chase and The Hustler. Matt James is the new Bachelor in Season 25 of the franchise-launching juggernaut, which returns on Monday, January 4. The fourth season of […]
Deadline: HBO Max & Don Cheadle’s Radicle Act Ink ‘Max’ Deal; ‘Newsroom’ Alum Camilla Blackett To Showrun Dark Comedy
EXCLUSIVE: Don Cheadle’s Radicle Act banner and HBO Max are taking it to the Max, literally and figuratively. The AT&T-owned streamer has inked a development deal with the Emmy nominee’s production company for the dark comedy created by Camilla Blackett, I’ve learned. With the Fresh Off Boat, Skins and Newsroom scribe Blackett on-board as showrunner Max focuses on a black millennial woman who is trying to juggle her intense […]
American Idol producer Industrial Media has invested in new production company This Machine, set up by documentary, non-fiction and scripted film and television director and producer RJ Cutler. Industrial Media has expanded its independent production group with its ownership interest in This Machine, which will focus on developing and producing non-scripted and scripted film and […]
Emmy-winning director and producer R.J. Cutler is launching a new production company, This Machine, with an investment from Eli Holzman’s Industrial Media. This Machine will focus on developing and producing non-scripted projects for film and television, as well as scripted titles. It joins a roster of production companies at Industrial Media that also includes The […]
Two-time Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker R.J. Cutler has launched the production outfit This Machine with financial backing from Los Angeles-based indie Industrial Media. Read more via Realscreen.
The filmmaker’s new company, This Machine, will produce unscripted and scripted projects. Read more via The Hollywood Reporter.
Deadline: Lauded Docu Helmer R.J. Cutler Launches This Machine Production Shingle With Industrial Media Backing
EXCLUSIVE: As his superb Showtime documentary Belushi premieres next month and with Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry upcoming from Apple TV+, R.J. Cutler has launched the production company This Machine, with an investment from Industrial Media. Cutler sealed the deal with Industrial Media’s CEO Eli Holzman and President Aaron Saidman. Read more via Deadline.
EXCLUSIVE: American Idol‘s core on-screen team is staying intact for the upcoming fourth season. Bobby Bones has closed a deal to return as in-house mentor, joining previously announced judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and host Ryan Seacrest. Bones will once again offer industry expertise, helping hopefuls their performances to the next level. The ABC singing competition, which ranked as […]