Richard Middleton

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France 2 to launch French gameshow format ‘Qui Restera Dans La Lumière?’

France 2 is preparing to launch a new gameshow from Banijay France that features 100…

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RedBird IMI completes $1.45bn acquisition of All3Media

US investment firm RedBird IMI has completed its acquisition of All3Media from Warner Bros. Discovery…

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Opinion: The power of good distribution

TBI’s resident format expert Siobhan Crawford wonders why distribution has a bad name in some…

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WBD remakes UK news quiz for CNN, ‘Harry Potter’ cooking show for Food Network

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has unveiled a raft of shows for CNN including a US…

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Banijay eyes strong second half of 2024 as Q1 production & distribution revenues fall

Banijay is expecting the delivery of shows such as SAS: Rogue Heroes and Marie Antoinette…

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Exclusive: Movies fuel Pluto TV’s FAST channels, as US popularity of medium tops pay TV

Movies are providing a major driver of viewership on Pluto TV’s FAST channels, according to…

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Netflix lands rights to live NFL games & unveils Will Ferrell, Tim McGraw series

Netflix is expanding its live sports push by snagging rights to Christmas Day NFL matches…

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UK’s ITV extends Black history quizzer ‘Sorry I Didn’t Know’ into fifth season

The UK’s ITV has extended Sorry I Didn’t Know, the country’s first ever quizshow centred…

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‘Bluey’ & ‘Hey Duggee’ land on int’l nets as BBC Studios strikes deals

BBC Studios (BBCS) kids shows including Bluey and Hey Duggee have been sold to a…

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‘Everyone Else Burns’ prodco Jax Media hires CAA & Disney alums for UK

Animal Control and Everyone Else Burns producer Jax Media has landed execs from Creative Artists Agency…