or


[03/26/13 - 07:19 AM]
ABC Studios and The Mark Gordon Company Partner with Sonar Entertainment on "Fix It Men"
In the project, a scientist and a special forces soldier from a post-apocalyptic future travel in time to our present day and into their younger selves in an effort to forestall Armageddon.

[via press release from Sonar Entertainment]

ABC STUDIOS AND THE MARK GORDON COMPANY PARTNER WITH SONAR ENTERTAINMENT ON "FIX IT MEN"

NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 -- ABC Studios through its overall deal with The Mark Gordon Company has entered into a joint venture with Sonar Entertainment to set up and produce Fix It Men, a drama series created by John Glenn at ABC Studios through The Mark Gordon Company. Under the terms of the joint venture, ABC Studios will handle distribution in North America with Sonar distributing in the rest of the world.

In Fix It Men, a scientist and a special forces soldier from a post-apocalyptic future travel in time to our present day and into their younger selves in an effort to forestall Armageddon. They must alter a series of seemingly random events that form the chain leading to the catastrophe. Miss any one and all will be lost.

"Fix It Men is destined to be a buzzed about series. It's original and will have trend-setting production values. Combining a brilliant writer like John Glenn with Mark Gordon's top-notch producing team and Stewart Till's international sales expertise is the recipe for a high quality drama," said Barry Jossen, Executive Vice President, ABC Studios Creative and Production.

Mark Gordon said, "Fix it Men is a wonderfully original show which brings together great characters and exciting action. I am very excited to be working with ABC and Sonar on this project."

"Fix It Men is a fast-paced story that combines action and suspense," said Stewart Till, CEO, Sonar Entertainment. "It has universal appeal that will grab and hold onto any audience looking to be entertained, captivated and surprised. We are really looking forward to taking Fix It Men out to the international marketplace."

John Glenn's writing credits include the screenplay for the feature film EAGLE EYE, starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan and Rosario Dawson.

About Mark Gordon

Multi award-winning producer Mark Gordon has more than 75 feature films and network and cable television shows to his credit. Currently TV credits include: "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC), "Private Practice" (ABC), "Criminal Minds" (CBS), "Army Wives" (Lifetime/ABC), and upcoming "Family Tools" (ABC) and "Ray Donovan" (Showtime) starring Liev Schreiber as a professional fixer. Gordon's next feature film in theaters is THE TO-DO LIST, a comedy starring Rachel Bilson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Aubrey Plaza and Andy Samberg. Current/recent film projects include The Weinstein Company's THE DETAILS with Tobey Maguire and Elizabeth Banks, Duncan Jones' sci-fi thriller SOURCE CODE starring Jake Gyllenhaal, THE MESSENGER, which garnered Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Screenplay, and 2012, which has grossed over $750 million worldwide. Among Gordon's other motion picture credits are: SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, 2012, THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, THE PATRIOT, TALK TO ME, THE PAINTED VEIL and SPEED, to name a few. Gordon is the President of the Producers Guild of America and serves on the board of The Archer School for Girls, THE Virginia Film Festival, Chrysalis and The Motion Picture and Television Fund. He is the former chairman of Teach for America Los Angeles and a former board member of The UCLA Lab School. Gordon is the founder and sits on the board of Citizens of the World Charter Schools.

About ABC Studios

ABC Studios is a leader in the development, production and strategic distribution of entertainment content across broadcast and emerging digital platforms. The studio is the key content provider for ABC, having produced multiple seasons of hit series, including "Grey's Anatomy," "Desperate Housewives," "Lost," "Castle," "Private Practice," as well as "Army Wives" for Lifetime and "Criminal Minds" for CBS. These hit series have supplied the company's distribution pipelines worldwide with programming and related product lines. During Fall 2012 (10 Complete Weeks from 9/24-12/02/12), ABC Studios claimed 7 of the top 15 broadcast dramas among Adults 18-49, the most for any studio, with "Grey's Anatomy," "Once Upon a Time," "Criminal Minds," "Revenge," "Nashville," "Castle" and "Scandal." In addition, ABC Studios delivered TV's Top 2 most-watched new comedies overall with "Malibu Country" and "The Neighbors." ABC Studios continues to produce memorable television programming for the 2012-2013 television season, including "Nashville," "Malibu Country," "Red Widow," "The Neighbors," "Family Tools" and "Mistresses"-- along with the renewal of "Perception" on TNT, comedy "Cougar Town" on TBS and new drama "Devious Maids" premiering on Lifetime in 2013.

About Sonar Entertainment

Sonar Entertainment, Inc. is a leading developer, producer and distributor of award-winning television series, mini-series and movies for the global television marketplace. Sonar owns rights to over 1,000 titles comprising more than 3,500 broadcast hours of programming. The company maintains strategic creative and licensing partnerships with producers and broadcasters throughout the world.





  [march 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[07/23/16 - 07:19 PM]
Video: "Vixen" Season 2 Sneak Peek Highlight Reel Comic-Con(R) 2016
The sizzle is highlighted by guest appearances from The Flash, Firestorm and Weather Wizard.

[07/23/16 - 07:18 PM]
Video: "The Flash" Comic-Con(R) 2016 Highlight Reel & Season 3 First Look
The exclusive highlight reel offered attendees a first look at footage from the show's fast-approaching third season.

[07/23/16 - 07:17 PM]
Video: "Arrow" Comic-Con(R) 2016 Highlight Reel
The annual, and always on point, SDCC highlight reel featured first looks at Team Arrow 2.0 recruits Evelyn Sharp and Wild Dog.

[07/23/16 - 05:13 PM]
Video: "Scream Queens" - Panel Highlights
Check out some hilarious highlights from the show's panel at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/23/16 - 05:12 PM]
Video: "The Exorcist" - Panel Highlights & Fan Reactions
The cast the creators discuss the all-new FOX show at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/23/16 - 05:11 PM]
Video: "Bob's Burgers" - Panel Highlights & Cast Impressions
Take a look at some of the questions the creators and cast answered during the show's panel at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/23/16 - 05:10 PM]
Video: "Bones" - Panel Highlights
The cast and creators talk about the past and the future of the show at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/23/16 - 05:02 PM]
New Heroes and Villains on Board for Season Two of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"
Plus: watch the panel's highlight reel that recapped all the exciting Season 1 action.

[07/23/16 - 04:30 PM]
Video: BBC America Releases First Look at Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
The series is now in production and will premiere October 22.

[07/23/16 - 04:18 PM]
Wayne Enterprises Gifted One Lucky Fan the Chance to Win $1 Million Dollars Today at the "Gotham" Comic-Con Panel
Plus: check out a sneak peek at new footage from the Season 3 premiere episode.

[07/23/16 - 03:59 PM]
Video: "Legion" Official Trailer - An Original Series from FX and Marvel
The series stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Jean Smart, Katie Aselton, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder - with Bill Irwin and Aubrey Plaza.

[07/23/16 - 03:20 PM]
The Newest Starfleet Ship in the "Star Trek" Television Franchise, The U.S.S. Discovery, Unveiled Today at Comic-Con International
The ship name will also serve as the official title for the highly anticipated new series, "Star Trek: Discovery," coming to CBS All Access in January 2017, following the premiere on the CBS Television Network.

[07/23/16 - 02:59 PM]
Syfy Renews "Wynonna Earp" from SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment
The announcement came during the "Wynonna Earp" panel at Comic Con International in San Diego where the full cast appeared as guests.

[07/23/16 - 02:36 PM]
Video: "We Bare Bears" and "The Powerpuff Girls" Team Up at San Diego Comic-Con with Cartoon Network's Back-to-Back Panel Extravaganza
Never-before-seen clips from the hit shows were unveiled at the Indigo Ballroom in the Hilton Bayfront for all fans to enjoy.

[07/23/16 - 02:16 PM]
Video: Watch Two All-New "The Simpsons" Promos
Season 28 premieres Sunday, September 25 at 8:00/7:00c on FOX.