Dan Cohen and Lisa Kramer from ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group with Entertainment Tonight hosts Nischelle Turner and Kevin Frazier

ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group: We have 150 shows on production
Maribel Ramos-Weiner|11 de junio de 2021

About 150 shows are currently in production as part of the ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group catalog, said Dan Cohen, president of the company in the framework of the virtual screening for international buyers held this Tuesday 1st. 

Cohen and Lisa Kramer, president of International TV Licensing, were interviewed by Entertainment Tonight (ET) hosted by Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner. They added that there have more than 4 thousand films available and 140,000 episodes in the catalog.

Among the new drama series to come are the return of CSI: Vegas for the third quarter of this year; a new version of 4400; the return of Dexter (10 episodes) on Showtime; the dramedy Bestseller Boy that will debut in 2022; Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol for Peacock in the third quarter, Yellowjackets and Good Sam. They also announced the third series in the FBI franchise, FBI: International.

Regarding the new comedy series are Ghosts; Guilty Party; the animated series The Harper House, and Star Trek Prodigy from Nickelodeon, and Smallwood for the CBS midseason in the US. Additionally, David Hasselhoff stars in a dark comedy whose international premiere will be on TVNow (RTL) in Germany in 2022.

Series that will begin production in the middle of the year Cohen mentioned Station Eleven; 4400; the science fiction series The Man Who Fell to Earth; the limited series The Offer; The First Lady, American Rust, Long Slow Exhale and Joe Pickett.

New movie titles include A Quiet Place 2 (which debuted successfully this weekend in the US); Top Gun: Maverick with Tom Cruise; Transformers 7 for June 24, 2022; Pet Sematary, a prequel that debuts later this year; the mystery and romance tape The in Between, and the seventh installment of Paranormal Activity. Other titles that will debut this summer in the US are Snake Eyes: GI Joe and Paw Patrol 2, as well as Jackass 4, in the third quarter; Clifford the Big Red Dog; the new edition of Scream produced by Spyglass, and Sonic the Hedgehog 2.

Kramer noted that the company is producing films for both the cinema and direct-to-consumer windows. "We have doubled our slate," she pointed out.