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The method of "team writing" is employed on some longer dramatic serie...

wikipedia - 19 Sep 2016
The method of "team writing" is employed on some longer dramatic series (usually running up to a maximum of around 13 episodes). The idea for such a program may be generated "in-house" by one of the networks; it could originate from an independent production company (sometimes a product of both). For example, the BBC's long-running soap opera EastEnders is wholly a BBC production, whereas its popular drama Life on Mars was developed by Kudos in association with the broadcaster.
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Geordie Shore TV series is 'one long advert for drinking'

The Guardian - 21 Jan 2018
“From a health perspective, this series of programmes represent one long advert for drinking in general, and for Smirnoff, Grey Goose and Corona in particular, for a teenage and young adult audience,” said Professor John Britton from the UK Centre for ...
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'The Shape of Water' Wins Producers Guild Award for Best Feature

Variety - 21 Jan 2018
Guillermo del Toro's fantasy drama “The Shape of Water” has won the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award as top feature film for del Toro and J. Miles Dale. A pair of first-season series — “The Handmaid's Tale” and “The Marvelous Mrs ...
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Vikings season 5 streaming: How to watch the new series online - 20 Jan 2018
Vikings season five has a total of 20 episodes, running at 45 minutes each, that will be aired in two halves. It is shown on television in the US on Wednesday nights before dropping on Amazon Prime on Thursdays - so UK fans just have to wait 24 house ...
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Stephen King Has A Great Idea For A New TV Series

Gizmodo Australia - 21 Jan 2018
Dick Wolf's Law & Order franchise, which spans seven television series (and that's just the core shows) and over 1,000 hours of programming spanning three decades, is a fictional universe as big and involved as anything Marvel's putting out. But King ...
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The Donald Trump Show Wraps Up First Season

HuffPost - 20 Jan 2018
The former reality TV host who improbably became the leader of the free world has unquestionably earned superlatives, although likely not the ones he and his fans had hoped: On the anniversary of his inauguration, Trump is the least-liked president in ...
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'Agatha Raisin' Series 2 Ordered By Acorn TV – TCA

Deadline - 15 Jan 2018
Agatha Raisin was created for television by Free@Last TV. Barry Ryan and David Walton will continue to produce the series with Michele Buck from Company Pictures remaining on board as executive producer and Guy Hescott as producer. Acorn Media ...
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'Detectorists' Season 3: TV Review

Hollywood Reporter - 15 Jan 2018
One of the better hidden gems on TV begins its third and final season — so now is the time to discover it. In the insanely crowded world of Peak TV, finding little gems remains one of the more gratifying parts of the job. And so it is that ...
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Hip-hop's television takeover

Press Herald - 21 Jan 2018
Consider hip-hop's television takeover. Today, rappers are not only backing films about the black experience, but they are creating, producing and starring in top-rated cable and network series and breaking out of music categories at film and ...
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Lord of the Rings TV series news

The Daily Dot - 18 Jan 2018
While Amazon has confirmed it is working on a Lord of the Rings TV series, we know very little about what story it might tell. The company revealed the series would be set prior to Fellowship of the Ring—before Frodo hits the road on his quest to ...
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How High Maintenance season 2 saved its creators from themselves (blog) - 19 Jan 2018
They gained a writers' room for the first time and handed over directing duties to, well, other directors, all while working side-by-side on crafting and filming the new season. But High Maintenance was built to adapt. The show began as a web series on ...
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Steve Harvey's Daytime Talk Show Renewed for Season 2

Variety - 19 Jan 2018
Steve Harvey took a gamble this past fall on a total remodel of his syndicated daytime talk show “Steve.” He changed the format, moved from Chicago to Los Angeles and shuffled production companies behind the scenes. “Steve” is getting second year to ...

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