Show of the week


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 […]

Show of the week: ‘Wrong Kind of Black’

Set in 1960s and 1970s Australia, Wrong Kind Of Black (4 x 13-22 minutes, 1 x 60 minutes) tells the life story of Boori Monty Pryor, who became one of the country’s hottest DJs. Dubbed ‘The Black Superman’ at the height of the disco period, Monty was spinning discs in Melbourne at a time of […]

Show of the week: ‘Diary Of An Uber Driver’

In his 20s and in debt after a series of bad career choices, Ben Phillips signed up to become an Uber driver in Sydney to make money – and then started what became a very popular blog about his experiences and the people he met. An e-book deal with Harper-Collins followed in 2016, and his […]

Show of the week: “Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty”

Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty is the newest Nick show focusing on Felicity – a part- rainbow, part-butterfly, part-unicorn kitty with superpowers. The 2D animated mash-up show follows Felicity and best friend Miguel, as they take on every challenge that arrives in the magical land of Mythlandia. Felicity can shoot glow sticks from her paws, lasers […]

Show of the week: The Murders

Distributor: APC Studios Producer: Muse Entertainment Broadcaster: NBCUniversal International Networks (Europe, Africa), Citytv (Canada) Logline: A female-led procedural starring Gotham’s Jessica Lucas The Murders is Muse Entertainment’s latest procedural drama focusing on homicide detective Kate Jameson, played by Gotham’s Jessica Lucas, and detective Mike Huntley, as they navigate the case of a mysterious killer who […]

Show of the Week: The Weekly

Distributor: Red Arrow Studios International Producer: The New York Times, Left/Right Broadcaster: FX, Hulu (US) Logline: The first narrative news TV series from The Gray Lady The New York Times is looking to build on the success of its popular podcast The Daily with a 30-part doc series that goes beyond the headlines and into […]

Show of the week: Moka’s Fabulous Adventures

Moka is the highly-anticipated comedy from Xilam Animation, following a young crocodile as he learns to navigate his life as the son of royalty. The 2D animated series follows Moka, the only son of the King of the Savannah, as he decides to explore his vast kingdom accompanied by Cherry, a strong, brave rhinoceros from […]

Show of the Week: The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes

The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes is a Red Arrow – distributed social experiment format that sees 14 people with dementia tasked with running a professional restaurant. Hailing from Old People’s Home For 4 Year Olds’ CPL Productions and Motion Content Group, the series follows a group of people living with varying stages of dementia who […]