Show of the Week


Show Of The Week: 100% Wolf – Legend of the Moonstone

Adapted for the screen from Jayne Lyons’ 2008 children’s book 100% Wolf, the eponymous Studio 100-distributed series 100% Wolf – Legend of the Moonstone is centred on Freddy Lupin, the heir to a proud family line of werewolves whose first “warfing” on his 13th birthday goes awry, turning him into a ferocious poodle. Studio 100’s […]

Movie of the Week: Mister Mayfair

A GANGSTER COMEDY TRILOGY Former New York gangster Max Mayfair is living the ‘good life’ in London. He’s rubbing elbows with the most glamorous of crowds, has a Mayfair penthouse that’s widely known as every beautiful woman’s free crash pad, and runs one of the most illustrious clubs in all of Central London; eponymously called Mister Mayfair. […]

Show of the Week: Agent Hamilton

Agent Hamilton is Beta Film’s high-profile adaptation of Jan Guillou’s bestselling novel series Hamilton, with the show set to receive its world premiere next month at MIPCOM. The 10 x 60 minute drama has a central English-language narrative and was originally commissioned by Bonnier Broadcasting for its linear network TV4 and streamer C-More. The series, […]

Show of the week: Stinky Dog

This 2D animation is set to have its exclusive world premiere at this year’s MIP Junior, where Emmy Award-winning French producer and distributor Dandelooo will be showcasing the first two episodes of the slapstick series. The 52 x 11 minute show has been commissioned by France Télévisions and is based on the series of books […]

Show of the week: ‘Jungle War’

Jungle War (4 x 60 minutes) is a doc series about some of the lesser-known conflicts of WWII and beyond – those fought in some of the world’s most hostile and challenging environments. It takes in WWII campaigns fought in the jungles of Asia/Pacific – from the Solomon Islands and New Guinea to Borneo and […]

Show of the week: ‘Property Brothers: Forever Home’

Forever Home (40 x 60 minutes) is a new spin on twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott’s Property Brothers franchise, which first launched in 2011. Rather than focus on flipping properties to make money, the programme showcases homes in which families want to live forever. The format sees the Scott brothers help couples transform their […]

Show of the week: ‘One Planet: Seven Worlds’

Set to air in the autumn, One Planet: Seven Worlds is billed as the latest landmark series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit, following in the wake of Blue Planet II, Planet Earth II and Dynasties. Sir David Attenborough returns to narrate the series, which tells the stories of Earth’s seven continents. As such, expect […]

Show of the week: ‘High Maintenance’

High Maintenance (8 x 60 minutes) is something of a new take on the popular engineering sub-genre that explores the building of megastructures. Rather than focusing on construction, this series is about maintenance. The series was developed by Toronto-based Frantic Films, part of Kew Media Group, and is repped by its distribution arm Kew Media […]

Show of the Week: ‘The Mallorca Files’

BBC Daytime crime drama The Mallorca Files (10 x 45 minutes) centres on the clash of personalities between a British and German detective who have very different approaches to policing. Elen Rhys plays self-confessed British introvert Miranda Blake, while Julian Looman is her German partner-in-crime Max Winter – a classic extrovert. Both seek to solve […]

Show of the week: ‘The Curse Of The Vologne’

Documentary series The Curse Of The Vologne (4 x 45 minutes) centres on one of the most high-profile, shocking and unsolved murders in recent French history. In October 1984, the body of four-year-old Grégory Villemin was dragged from the Vologne River in remote Eastern France, his wrists and ankles bound in the manner of a […]

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