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AMC’s Acorn TV orders Cannes drama from Patrick Nebout’s Dramacorp

AMC Networks’ streamer Acorn TV has ordered a romantic drama set in the French city of Cannes, with the show believed to be the first procedural to be produced and set on the Cote d’Azur since the 1970’s. Cannes Confidential will be produced by Patrick Nebout’s Beta Film-backed, Stockholm-based prodco Dramacorp, with the story centring […]

AMC’s Acorn TV snags North America rights to BBC comedy ‘The Other One’

AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV has acquired exclusive rights in North America and the Netherlands to BBC One comedy The Other One. The show, sold by Banijay’s Endemol Shine International, follows two girls who share the same name and who are half-sisters, but have no idea the other existed until their father dies. It is […]

Factual roundup: AMC SVODs acquire raft of factual shows; Autentic to distribute brain research doc; UKTV is ‘Gone Fishing’

AMC SVODs acquire docs for US AMC Networks’ SVOD services Acorn TV and Sundance Now have acquired North American rights to a raft of factual programming, following an agreement with distributor TVF International. Among the documentaries heading to Sundance Now are Glasgow-based Hopscotch Films’ BBC Storyville-commissioned 1 x 84-minute Accidental Anarchist, about how Carne Ross, […]

Acorn TV takes US, UK, Oz rights to Nordic drama ‘The Sommerdahl Murders’

Global streamer Acorn TV has joined France’s Mediawan and others in picking up rights to the first season of Nordic crime drama The Sommerdahl Murders. The 4 x 90-minute/8 x 45-minute drama is based on Anna Grue’s bestselling book franchise and will be available on Acorn TV across the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, […]

AMC reveals UK launch plans for scripted streamer Acorn TV

AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV is to launch in the UK from the end of April, offering exclusive new programmes on a weekly basis. The SVOD, which skews towards UK content but also offers international fare, will be available to British audiences from Wednesday, 29 April and offer dramas, mysteries and comedies. It will launch […]

All3Media strikes bumper Latin American deal with Acorn TV

AMC Networks’ streaming service Acorn TV has acquired more than 180 hours of content from All3Media for Latin America. Acorn TV has secured SVoD rights in Latin America to first five seasons of the UK’s leading drama export Midsomer Murders, seasons two and three of murder mystery Agatha Raisin, and five seasons of South Pacific Pictures’ whodunit The […]

ITV Studios strikes raft of scripted deals in US

US buyers including Hulu, Acorn TV, PBS Distribution and BritBox North America have acquired a range of scripted content from ITV Studios. Sky comedy Brassic  has been acquired by SVOD service Hulu. Produced by Calamity Films for Sky One and written by Bafta winner Danny Brocklehurst, Brassic aired in the UK in August 2019, with a […]

News round-up: Acorn TV, RTÉ return to ‘Finding Joy’; 10 Play in Oz buys Amazon drama; Platform One’s Jennifer Fox deal

Acorn TV, RTÉ return to Finding Joy AMC Networks-backed streamer Acorn TV and Irish broadcaster RTÉ have commissioned a second season of comedy Finding Joy from Treasure Entertainment. The six-part Irish series has been created and written by Amy Huberman (Striking Out), who also stars. Rob Walpole and Rebecca O’Flanagan of Treasure Entertainment produce, with […]

Acorn, Sky NZ co-commission New Zealand thriller ‘The Sounds’

Acorn Media Enterprises and Sky NZ have teamed to commission local thriller The Sounds. The eight-part psychological thriller is produced by All3Media-owned New Zealand prodco South Pacific Pictures and Toronto’s Shaftesbury in association with Canadian public broadcaster CBC. Set against the backdrop of New Zealand’s South Island and the Marlborough Sounds, The Sounds follows couple […]

Acorn TV licenses slate of ABC content for Oz, New Zealand offering

Acorn TV has licensed a slate of content from Australian public broadcaster ABC for its local platforms. The AMC Networks-owned streamer, which recently hit the one-million subscriber mark, has picked up the slate for its growing Australian and New Zealand offering. The deal includes Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries starring Essie Davis (The Babadook); ABC drama Jack Irish starring […]

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