The Feed (British TV series)

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The Feed
Genre
Based onThe Feed
by Nick Clark Windo
Developed byChanning Powell
Starring
Composer(s)Jon Opstad
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Simon Lewis (series)
  • Menzies Kennedy (line)
  • Seth Hoffman (consulting)
  • Rachelle Constant (associate)
Production location(s)Liverpool & Shrewsbury, England
Cinematography
  • Eben Bolter BSC
  • Catherine Derry
  • Ed Moore BSC
  • Carlos Catalan
  • David Raedeker
Editor(s)
  • Helen Chapman
  • Daniel Gethic
  • Laura Morrod
  • Ben Whitehead
  • Jamie Trevill
Camera setupSingle-camera
Production company(s)
Distributor
Release
Original network
Original release
  • United Kingdom 16 September 2019 (2019-09-16)
  • United States 22 November 2019 (2019-11-22)

The Feed is a British science fiction drama web television series based on Nick Clark Windo's novel of the same name. The series premiered on 16 September 2019 on Virgin TV Ultra HD in the UK,[1][2][3][4] and all ten episodes were released on 22 November 2019 on Prime Video.

Premise[edit]

The Feed takes place in London in the near future and follows "the British family of Lawrence Hatfield, the man who invented an omnipresent technology called The Feed. Implanted into nearly everyone’s brain, The Feed enables people to share information, emotions and memories, called mundles, instantly. But when things start to go wrong and users become murderous, the family is driven apart as they struggle to control the monster they have unleashed."

Cast and characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byTeleplay byOriginal air date [1][2][3][4]
1"Episode 1"Carl TibbettsChanning Powell16 September 2019 (2019-09-16)
2"Episode 2"Carl TibbettsChanning Powell23 September 2019 (2019-09-23)
3"Episode 3"Tinge KrishnanRachel De-Lahay30 September 2019 (2019-09-30)
4"Episode 4"Tinge KrishnanMichael Clarkson7 October 2019 (2019-10-07)
5"Episode 5"Jill RobertsonTom Moran14 October 2019 (2019-10-14)
6"Episode 6"Jill RobertsonChanning Powell21 October 2019 (2019-10-21)
7"Episode 7"Misha Manson-SmithMichael Clarkson28 October 2019 (2019-10-28)
8"Episode 8"Misha Manson-SmithTom Moran4 November 2019 (2019-11-04)
9"Episode 9"Colin TeagueRachel De-Lahay11 November 2019 (2019-11-11)
10"Episode 10"Colin TeagueChanning Powell18 November 2019 (2019-11-18)

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On 8 February 2018, it was announced that British production companies Liberty Global and All3Media International, together with Amazon Prime Video (as international distributor) had come together to produce a television series adaptation of Nick Clark Windo's novel The Feed. The series is set to be written by Channing Powell who also executive produces alongside Susan Hogg and Stephen Lambert. Each of the directors are credited for two episodes.[5][6][7][8][9][10] On 3 May 2018, it was clarified that Powell was credited with the series' creation and that the series order was for a first season consisting of ten episodes.[11]

Casting[edit]

On 3 May 2018, it was announced that Guy Burnet, Nina Toussaint-White, David Thewlis, and Michelle Fairley had been cast as series regulars.[11]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography for season one was expected to commence in May 2018 in the United Kingdom. "The Feed" filmed scenes in Shrewsbury, England, in December 2018.[11] On 11 January 2019, filming took place at the Liverpool City Centre in Liverpool, England.[12]

Release[edit]

The Feed will stream on Amazon Prime Video in the United States, Canada and Latin America, and across Liberty Global’s international platforms, including Virgin Media in the UK. All3Media International will distribute The Feed elsewhere worldwide, beyond the Amazon and Liberty Global platforms.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Virgin TV Edit (20 September 2019). "You're familiar with the Virgin Media Original show The Rook. Allow us to introduce you to another brilliant exclusive show for Virgin Media customers – The Feed". Virgin Media. Retrieved 24 November 2019. Virgin Media customers with a V6 box on the Maxit or Full House TV package will be able to watch The Feed exclusively from 9pm on Monday 16 September on Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 999).
  2. ^ a b Virgin TV Edit (9 October 2019). "We visited the set of the Virgin Media exclusive show The Feed to grill the star-studded cast. Watch our behind-the-scenes video below…". Virgin Media. Retrieved 24 November 2019. This ten-part series started on Monday 16 September. It continues on Mondays at 9pm on Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 999).
  3. ^ a b Virgin TV Edit (30 October 2019). "Like your entertainment to have the OMG-factor? Virgin Media has your back when it comes to top telly in incredible Ultra High Definition". Virgin Media. Retrieved 24 November 2019. You can watch all ten episodes in fantastic UHD from Monday 18 November!
  4. ^ a b Griffiths, Eleanor Bley (18 September 2019). "When is The Feed on TV – and how can I watch it?". Radio Times. Retrieved 24 November 2019. In the UK, The Feed arrived on Monday 16th September on Virgin TV Ultra HD (channel 999).
  5. ^ a b Vlessing, Etan (8 February 2018). "Amazon, Liberty Global Order Psychological Thriller Series 'The Feed'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  6. ^ Flook, Ray (8 February 2018). "Walking Dead's Channing Powell Sets Tech Thriller 'The Feed' at Amazon". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  7. ^ Clarke, Stewart (8 February 2018). "Amazon, Liberty Global Order 'The Feed' From 'Walking Dead' Writer Channing Powell". Variety. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  8. ^ Sweney, Mark (8 February 2018). "Virgin Media signs deal to make sci-fi series with Amazon". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  9. ^ Seal, Thomas (8 February 2018). "Amazon and Liberty to Co-Produce Dystopian Show". Bloomberg. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  10. ^ White, Peter (8 February 2018). "Amazon/Liberty Global Back Sci-Fi Drama 'The Feed' From 'The Walking Dead' Producer & Studio Lambert". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  11. ^ a b c Andreeva, Nellie (3 May 2018). "'The Feed': David Thewlis, Michelle Fairley, Guy Burnet & Nina Toussaint White To Star In Amazon Series From Studio Lambert". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  12. ^ Koncienzcy, Rebecca (11 January 2019). "Here's why you may have seen 15 crashed cars in Liverpool city centre". Liverpool Echo. Retrieved 11 January 2019.

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