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  • Lisa Berger & Sarah Penna’s Frolic Media Inks First-Look Deal With CBS TV Studios

    EXCLUSIVE: Frolic Media, an entertainment media company co-founded by former E! President Lisa Berger and former AwesomenessTV executive Sarah Penna, has signed a first-look deal with CBS Television Studios. Additionally, the company, devoted to all things romance, has hired former Dynamic Television exec Elena Blekhter as head of TV and Film. Blekhter was Director of [

  • The Safdie Brothers Ink First-Look TV Deal With HBO

    Uncut Gems directors/co-writers Josh and Benny Safdie have signed a two-year, first-look television deal with HBO via their Elara Pictures production company. Additionally, the company, formed with long-time collaborators Sebastian Bear-McClard and Ronald Bronstein, has brought on former Paramount and Chernin Entertainment executive Dani Bernfeld as Partner to produce across film & TV. A24, co-producer [

  • Scott Free Productions Inks First-Look Television Deal With Apple

    Apple has closed a first-look television deal with Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions. Under the multi-year pact, the production company will develop global television projects for Apple TV+. They will be shepherded and executive produced by Ridley Scott and Scott Free’s longtime core TV executive team of David Zucker, Clayton Krueger and Jordan Sheehan. Scott [

  • Apple Inks First-Look Deal With Ridley Scott's Production Company

    Apple has inked a first-look deal with Ridley Scott and his Scott Free Productions company, reports Variety. Under the terms of the deal, Scott Free will create TV shows for Apple TV+. Image via Variety The Scott Free production company has produced successful films and TV series that include "Top Gun," "Alien," "Black Hawk Down," "The Martian," "The Good Wife," "Man in the High Castle," and "The Terror." Scott also directed Apple's famous "1984" ad. Apple has signed similar ‌Apple TV‌+...