The launch is part of a new and extended long-term deal between OSN and NBCUNI
CBSSI offered breakfast and NBCUni
took care of lunch, both at the same theater: the Puskin Mozi, a 250-seat cinema with bar and restaurant facilities, located just a 15-minute walk from the Intercontinental Hotel, NBI's headquarters.
Three studios took turns screening at the Puskin Theater (Warner Bros, CBS and NBCUni
), while Fox screened at the Toldi Theater, and Lionsgate at one of the Intercontinental meeting rooms.
Among the superstars are Paul Giamatti (Billions, CBS), Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell, CBS), Don Johnson (Oil, Disney), John Stamos (Grandfathered, Disney), Rob Lowe (The Grinder, from Fox and You, Me And The End of The World, from NBCUni
), Jamie Lee Curtis (Scream Queens, Fox), Jennifer Lopez (Shades of Blue, NBCUni
), Wesley Snipes (ThePlayer, Sony Pictures) and ...
In Allegiance (NBCUni), children are betrayed by their parents (Russian sleeper spies who have been based in the U.S.
State of Affairs (NBCUni) and Odyssey (NBCUni) are set in recent times, but the flavor is more remote, focusing on events related to forgotten wars.
12 Monkeys (NBCUni) is based on the movie of the same name, starring a real time traveler who returns from 2043 back to 2012, to completely alter the course of events, in order to prevent the spread of an epidemic intended to decimate the world's population in 2015.
Among the buyers, some buzzed about shows were: Chicago Fire (NBCUni
for NBC), about life in a fire department; The Following (WB for FOX midseason), starring Kevin Bacon; Nashville (Lionsgate for ABC), dealing with politics and music; The New Normal (Twentieth Century Fox for NBC), a comedy about a gay couple and their surrogate; Last Resort (Sony Pictures for ABC), about a U.S.
Advertising and other sources of income for channels will continue to be pressured in 2012, both scheduling patterns and advertising income will see a rollercoaster of a ride with the London Olympics and the Euro 2012 soccer [football] championships." Imported drama series primetime hours by distributor in 2011 Warner 3,891 Sony 757 Disney 3,327 MGM 191 CBS 4,861 Fox 2,408 BBC 748 NBCUni
2,901 Other 6,606 Unknown 1,872 Note: Table made from pie chart.