Series launched in the US last month on Turner Broadcasting System cable channel TNT.
’The history of this moment is not lost on me. I am a gay kid from Indiana who moved to Hollywood in 1989 with $55 dollars in savings in my pocket.’
Barbra Streisand, Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly in talks to join cast.
Goteborg’s TV Drama Vision projects also include South Pole thriller and Second World-era drama.
Pepper leaves post as head of television at The Mark Gordon Company.
Bad Robot to produce in association with Warner Bros Television and HBO.
Kudos executive producer Alison Jackson will take the role of UK president.
The award was revealed at the Goteborg Film Festival.
The sixth and final season will consist of eight episodes.
Deal give viewers access to more than 80% of the cable broadcaster’s drama series and variety shows.
Sky head of drama Anne Mensah said that the broadcaster was looking to develop smaller-budget, “more heartfelt” shows that “tap into British values”.