News brief: Sky buys Hostage: Do or Die

hostage do or dieSky has acquired true crime series Hostage: Do or Die.

The factual show recounts hostage-taking situations with testimony from both hostages and negotiators.

The UK pay TV operator bought the series from GRB Entertainment.

The distributor announced another true crime sale, with ETV in Africa buying On the Case, which is an in-depth look at murder mysteries using forensic evidence and with interviews with people involved in the case.