British Invasion

Littlejohn, Janice Rhoshalle
February 2011
Multichannel News;2/28/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p10
The article focuses on the increased interest of American audiences in adapted television (TV) programs from Great Britain. It says that "Shameless" has acquired 3.6 million viewers, while "Top Gear" was watched by 1.9 million viewers. It mentions that senior vice president of development and programming David McKillop cited Great Britain's robust infrastructure as factor in creating interesting shows. Moreover, the role of British production executives in TV remakes is also discussed.


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