Longtime TV Partners Re-Up: 20th Century Fox Television and Imagine Television; What Does the Deal Mean for the Future of '24' and 'Arrested Development'? Deadline
20th Century Fox Television has signed Imagine Television to a new two-year deal, keeping one of the TV industry’s longest production relationships in place, reports Nellie Andreeva at Deadline.com.
Imagine has been with 20th Century Fox TV for the past 14 years, and during their most recent term the partners revived “Arrested Development” and “24,” the story notes.
“And there may be more in store for both properties. Fox has indicated interest in making ’24’ an event franchise. Netflix had been in conversations with 20th TV, Imagine and ‘Arrested Development’ creator Mitch Hurwitz about more ‘Arrested Development,’ and that now appears very likely, in the form of an original movie or another season,” the piece notes.
Two television series from Imagine TV will soon debut: “Gang Related” on Fox” and “Those Who Kill” on A&E, the story says, adding that other projects are also in the works.
“Under the agreement, 20th TV is the exclusive home of Imagine TV for broadcast and cable. The company has been ramping up cable development lately, resulting in its first cable drama series, ‘Those Who Kill,’” and a separate project with “Sons of Anarchy” creator Kurt Sutter, the piece notes.