Three new Exec VPs for FX (Variety)
Alan Tyler becomes BBC Entertainment Chief post-Cohen exit (TBI Vision)
Promotion from Passion for Elin Thomas (TBI Vision)
Sony Pictures Television hires former ABC exec Jodie Platt (C21)


Shine TV MD steps down (Broadcast)
Millennial NY sitcom The Pursuit dropped by Yahoo (Variety)

Acquisitions and Commissions

C4 and AMC team up again for new British script White Rabbit (Broadcast)
BBC One commissions new David Beckham travel doc (BBC)
Top talent announced to star in AMC Global spy drama (Variety)

And our TV pick of the week… BBC 4’s Dectorists, written, directed by and starring Mackenzie Crook. The second season trailer, which sends up the Hollywood blockbusters Crook previously starred in, can be found here ahead of its UK premiere tonight. Produced by Channel X North and Lola Entertainment, the Bafta winning series, follows two middle-aged eccentrics digging up the English countryside, in the hope of finding Anglo-Saxon gold. You can read more on the genesis of the series here.

Also, watch the trailer for war drama The Man in the High Castle. The new drama from Ridley Scott and Frank Spotnitz, is based on Philip K. Dick’s novel of the same name and chillingly imagines an alternate world history in which the Axis powers won WWII. It airs on Amazon in November.