Robin Roberts’ Disney+ Talk Show Gets Renewal (TV News Roundup)

Disney+ authentic sequence “Turning the Tables with Robin Roberts” can be returning for a second season on the platform. Robin Roberts, a co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” hosts and govt produces the sequence. The primary season received the 2022 Daytime Emmy for Excellent Informative Speak Present.

Within the new season, Robin Roberts will get private with a brand new lineup of visitors after the present’s inaugural season included interviews with Jamie Lee Curtis, Billie Jean King, Mickey Guyton, Tig Notaro and Raven-Symoné. “Turning the Tables” is produced by Rock’n Robin Productions and SpringHill. The sequence was initially developed and created by Roberts and Philip Byron, SpringHill’s SVP of Unscripted & Documentaries. Along with Roberts and LeBron James, govt producers are Reni Calister from Rock’n Robin Manufacturing and Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson and Philip Byron from SpringHill, with co-executive producer Courtney Whitaker and Kadine Anckle because the showrunner.

“Having the chance final season to talk with such highly effective, unimaginable ladies, all of varied ages and backgrounds, was extraordinarily particular for me,” Roberts mentioned of the renewal. “They taught us a lot about instinct, authenticity, vulnerability and what it means to be a groundbreaker and the battle that may include it.”

ACQUISITIONS

Cinedigm has acquired all North American rights to the documentary “Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago” in regards to the lifetime of writer and David Lynch collaborator Barry Gifford. That includes Willem Dafoe, Matt Dillon and Lili Taylor, the movie brings to life Gifford’s autobiographical assortment of tales, showcasing Nineteen Fifties Chicago by a mixture of archive footage, animation and spoken phrase. The documentary will premiere on transactional video on demand and on Cinedigm’s discovery platform Fandor on Oct. 18. The acquisition deal was negotiated by Brandon Hill on behalf of Cinedigm and John Otterbacher and Elaine Wyder-Harshmann on behalf of the filmmakers.

DEVELOPMENTS

Participant, a US-based media firm, introduced the event of premium scripted sequence “Esperanza” in co-production with Brazilian activist manufacturing firm Maria Farinha Movies. The journey drama follows the worldwide crew of the vessel Esperanza as they combat for environmental and social rights around the globe. The sequence is created and written by Maria Farinha Movies co-founders Estela Renner and Marcos Nisti, who can be serving as showrunners alongside Fernando Meirelles, the Academy Award-nominated director of such movies as “The Two Popes” and “The Fixed Gardener.” Meirelles can even direct for the sequence.

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