Viacom’s Colors opens up new docs slot

Indian pay TV net Colors Infinity is creating a new Saturday night slot for doc and biopics. The English-language channel, which is part of the Colors stable jointly operated by Viacom and TV18, is introducing a new strand called Live the Story. It will showcase biography one-offs and doc series. The new slot opens this […]

Idris Elba heading to Cannes with Content

TV and film star Idris Elba is heading to MIPTV to promote Mandela, My Dad and Me, his personal journey doc. The doc is being sold internationally by Content Media, which will host a reception for buyers with Elba and the production team. No broadcaster is attached to Mandela, My Dad and Me yet, which […]

Idris Elba preps Mandela, My Dad and Me doc

Idris Elba is making Mandela, My Dad and Me, a one-off doc about his life and preparation for playing Nelson Mandela in the hit movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Elba’s prodco Green Door Pictures, UK indie Woodcut Media and Shine regional division Shine North are making the 1x60mins film. Content financier Bob & Co. are part-financing […]