After a three-way cable bidding war, FX has secured the show that follows “an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.
‘Homeland’s’ Howard Gordon and ‘Lost’s’ Craig Wrights will develop Raff’s script with 20th Century Fox’s television-based production company. All three are attached to executive produce, in association with Israel’s Keshet Broadcasting.
“The brilliant and wholly original concept just blew us all away,” said Nick Grad, FX’s executive VP original programming.
“It’s pretty amazing when you read a script and can instantly imagine it becoming one of the best shows on television. We’re grateful to the producers for choosing to bring it to FX and look forward to continuing our partnership with our friends at Fox 21.”
Were pleased to announce that Miri Ben-Ari is Named Next Brand Ambassador for Harman Kardon® Beautiful Sound Campaign. The 3-year endorsement deal with Ms. Ben-Ari includes a global marketing campaign, print and online advertisements for Harman Kardon and several special appearances.
The Harman Kardon Beautiful Sound agreement with Ms. Ben-Ari continues a string of notable international artist signings for key HARMAN brands. Last year, Jennifer Lopez was announced as the first Beautiful Sound artist for the Harman Kardon brand, while the JBL® brand launched the “Hear the truth” campaign featuring Maroon 5, Paul McCartney, Tim McGraw and Academy Award®-winning composer A.R. Rahman. Additional prominent artist agreements will be announced in 2013.
“Miri Ben-Ari is the ideal ambassador for Harman Kardon’s Beautiful Sound message,” said Dinesh C. Paliwal, Chairman, President and CEO of HARMAN. “She is an elegant, creative woman with high standards for the unique music she creates. Harman Kardon is synonymous with incredible sound and attractive design, and we are extremely pleased that Ms. Ben-Ari will help us share that message.”