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Show of the week: Letterbox

The Weakest Link creator David Young realised there was a format in Letterbox when his two sons managed to involve an entire restaurant in a game of hangman while on a skiing holiday. “People were shouting out answers, and I realised competitive hangman could be very fun and accessible as a format,” he says, adding: […]

China’s iQiyi buys UK dramas Rellik & Miniaturist

iQIYI, the chinese online platform, has acquired UK-produced series Rellik (pictured) and The Miniaturist. The streaming service, which claims to have 20 million subscribers, now has rights to Rellik, which is a New Pictures and Two Brothers Pictures production for BBC One and Cinemax, and The Miniaturist, which is from The Forge. The latter was […]

BBC Four buys new Welsh noir

UK network BBC Four has acquired Hidden (Craith), the upcoming Welsh-language noir drama from the makers of Hinterland (Y Gwyll). The deal with All3Media International comes after BBC Four acquired detective drama Hinterland. Hidden will launch in Welsh on S4C in January next year before the bilingual version, Hidden, airs on BBC Wales and then […]

Amazon & ITV team ‘but SVOD model ending’

A veteran British producer has warned cosy coproduction arrangements between American SVOD services and UK broadcasters will soon end, comments that come as Amazon Prime Video snaps up rights to a new ITV drama. Sister Pictures founder and former Shine UK chairman Jane Featherstone (pictured) used her BAFTA Television Lecture in London on Monday to […]

MIPCOM slates – All3Media & Argonon

All3Media International In the lead up to Cannes, All3Media International has expanded its third-party formatsline-up. The distributor will be bringing Hindsight Productions’ family game show Letterbox (pictured) and South&Browse’s Miss Wildcard. Letterbox is a half-hour format that challenges parts of contestants to go head-to-head to crack a series of passwords in an attempt to take home […]

Hulu puts on GameFace after UK deal

Hulu has signed a licensing deal with All3Media International for the US video-on-demand rights to Objective Media Group scripted series GameFace. The complete first season of the dramedy series will become available to stream in the US in autumn, exclusively on Hulu. The 6×30 minute series, which will premiere on the UK’s E4 later this […]

Cameras role on BBC’s Hinterland successor

BBC Wales, S4C and All3Media International are backing a new crime serial drama from the makers of noir series Hinterland. Hidden / Craith has begun filming in Snowdonia, Wales, and will air on pubcasters BBC Wales and S4C next year. As with Hinterland, which All3 sold internationally, versions are being filmed back-to-back in English and […]

Factual Hot Picks

Following the Sunny Side of the Doc event in La Rochelle, France, TBI profiles five hot factual projects currently making an impression from Grayson Perry’s Divided Britain to France 2’s Age of the Builders – Notre Dame.   Grayson Perry: Divided Britain Transvestite artist Grayson Perry first came to attention in 2003 when he won the prestigious Turner […]

CEE nets gobble up All3 factual

Hungary’s TV2 has become the new local home of Gordon Ramsay series The F Word, as buyers in Central and Eastern Europe snap up All3Media International programming. TV2 has bought long-running UK series The F Word, which was for Channel 4 and from Optomen Television, along with other Ramsay-fronted programmes. These are two 1x90mins specials […]

Comedy at the crossroads

Comedy has not had the same uplift in budgets and ambition as straight-up scripted fare, but half hours that are as big on drama as laughs are in demand and, increasingly, on-demand. Just don’t call it ‘dramedy’. Stewart Clarke reports. For comedy writers and producers, recent proclamations from industry heavyweights are no laughing matter. “It […]

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