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Sundance Now takes ‘Shadow Lines’ for US, UK and Canada

AMC-owned streamer Sundance Now and SBS in Australia have picked up rights to Cold War drama Shadow Lines, which has also been extended into a second season by Finnish commissioner Elisa Viihde. The 10 x 45-minute drama is produced by Zodiak Finland for Elisa Viihde’s streamer Aito, with mother and daughter team Kirsti Manninen and […]

News round-up: APC’s Jane Goodall doc goes global; ‘Harry Potter’ producer adapts ‘Treachery Of Spies’; RTS goes online

APC acquires global rights to Jane Goodall doc Paris-based co-pro and distribution outfit About Premium Content (APC) has acquired the global rights to JF2 Prod and Tedhano Productions’ Jane New Generation. Originally produced for French broadcaster Ushuaïa TV, the 1 x 52-minute documentary explores the life and legacy of famous primatologist, paleontologist, ethnologist Dr Jane […]

TF1 remakes ‘Keeping Faith’ as APC picks up sales rights to third season

Keeping Faith, the hit drama produced for the BBC and Welsh-language broadcaster S4C, is to be remade in France for TF1. The French network has ordered a local version from Quad Drama after securing remake rights with co-producer and distributor About Premium Content (APC). it will go into production later this year. The show, which […]

About Premium Content rebrands as APC Studios

The Murders distributor About Premium Content (APC) has rebranded as APC Studios as it marks its fifth anniversary as an independent business. The rebrand reflects the company’s new position as a producer, financier and distributor of global projects across scripted, factual and children’s programming. It will also be the umbrella for APC, APC Kids, animation […]

TBI Weekly: Berlinale spotlights Netflix’s sour reception amidst Europe’s scripted boom

The growing influence of European series was evident at Berlinale’s fourth TV market, which hosted some of the biggest small-screen players, including Netflix – which, at times, received a less than desirable reception. Netflix was on the charm offensive at this year’s event, bringing titles to screen and a list of execs to schmooze with […]

NBCU buys Murders procedural for international networks

NBCUniversal International Networks has acquired crime procedural The Murders for Europe and Africa.  The business picked up the Canadian drama from About Premium Content for the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Poland and Africa from mid-2019. Created by Damon Vignale (Motive, Blackstone) and produced by Muse Entertainment in association with Rogers Media-owned CityTV, the 8 x 60-minute drama follows rookie […]

French private equity firm invests in About Premium Content

French private equity firm Alliance Entreprendre (NATIXIS Groupe) has taken a minority stake in co-production and distribution firm About Premium Content (APC). The investment will enable the boutique firm to accelerate its growth. APC founders and managers Emmanuelle Guilbart and Laurent Boissel retain majority control of the company, while Nevision also maintains its minority stake […]

TBI Weekly: What happens to The Weinstein Company?

This week was undoubtedly dominated by news that Harvey Weinstein has been fired from the company he co-founded, The Weinstein Company (TWC), after multiple allegations of sexual assault. The move to fire Weinstein was supported by all directors of TWC including Weinstein’s brother Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak Ben Ammar. However, the […]

Acorn is Keeping Faith with BBC, S4C drama

Acorn Media Enterprises (AME) has become a coproducer on BBC Wales and S4C thriller drama Keeping Faith. France-based distributor About Premium Content (APC) has brokered an agreement to bring Acorn on board for all rights in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In Wales, the dual-language series will be known as Un Bore Mercher […]

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