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Rare Television buys UK indie Screenchannel

UK production group Rare Television has acquired indie prodco Screenchannel Television. Screenchannel was launched in 2009 by Peter Lowe, a former BBC executive producer and controller at Carlton Television, and Emma Barker, a former commissioning editor and controller at ITV. Its key credits are fact-ent series The Sheriffs Are Coming, Oxford Street Revealed and Fake […]

A Rare occurence

Antony Fraser, CEO of Rare TV answers TBI’s questions as to why now is a good time launch a new production group. Antony Fraser’s new group, Rare TV, is planning to build a UK-based stable of nimble factual prodcos that the increasingly large super-indie monoliths may overlook. The Ingenious Ventures co-founder and his business partner, […]

Shine scores Code of a Killer, Rome rights

Shine International has acquired rights to a pair of series from UK broadcasters. From ITV is the upcoming World Productions drama Code of a Killer, which is based on a true story. It follows David Threlfall as a 1980s detective solving a double murder as the discovery of DNA fingerprinting is unearthed nearby. From Channel […]

New UK factual group buys 360Production, plans acquisitions

A new British production group whose top executives include former Red Arrow UK and RHI Entertainment boss Joel Denton and Ingenious Ventures co-founder Antony Fraser has acquired Impossible Pictures’ 360Production. Rare Television has launched with financial backing from Forward Private Equity and Bob & Co, a London-based boutique media services and advisory firm. It has […]

BBC Worldwide commissions Really Cool Stuff

BBC Worldwide has ordered a fact-ent series for its international channels, Really Cool Stuff (WT). The series will examine everyday mysteries across its 10x50mins run. It will debut on Worldwide’s BBC Knowledge channel across Africa, Asia, CEE, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Poland and the Nordic region next year. In the EMEA and Lat Am regions […]