Starz buys US$30m Titanic series

Starz Entertainment has acquired Titanic: Blood and Steel, the twelve-part miniseries about the ill-fated ocean liner.


The show will air on Starz’ Encore channel.

Distributor Tandem Communications said that as well as the US deal, it has sold the series into fifty other territories including to NRJ12 in France, YLE in Finland, TV Norge in Norway and CT in the Czech Republic.

The series is produced by Italy’s De Angelis Group for broadcasters Rai (Italy), CBC (Canada) and Antena 3 (Spain).

Tandem and Lionsgate share distribution.

Jonas Bauer, executive VP, Tandem Communications, “Tandem’s history with Lionsgate goes back more than a decade and we are very pleased to be working with them on this exciting series.  To see Titanic: Blood and Steel find such a perfect US home  on ENCORE through our deal with Lionsgate, is the perfect fit”.

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