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News round-up: ‘Stranger Things’ star to front NBCU format; UK’s C5 returns to ‘Madame Blanc’; Cake preps ‘Amelia’

Stranger Things star to front NBCU format TV Una in Serbia has ordered the 24th international adaptation of NBCUniversal Formats’ entertainment show, Hollywood Game Night, with Nikola Đuričko (Stranger Things) hosting. The Serbian show, known as Holivudiranje, is a co-production between NBCUniversal Formats and TV Una. The reality competition format invites viewers to an exclusive showbiz […]

News round-up: Acorn TV & C5 extends ‘Dalgliesh’; ‘Rivers Of London’ in development

Acorn TV & C5 extends Dalgliesh AMC Networks’ Acorn TV and Paramount’s UK network Channel 5 have ordered a two-season renewal for detective drama Dalgliesh. The show is from All3Media’s New Pictures, with Acorn Media Enterprises serving as distributor for both seasons in North America, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, Chile, Mexico. All3Media International serve as […]

AMC boss says “no current plans” for ad-supported streaming tiers

AMC’s interim CEO Matt Blank has said that the US network has no plans to add advertising to its SVOD products such as Acorn TV, Shudder and AMC+. Adding an ad-supported option to existing subscription streamers is increasingly becoming the trend in the industry, with Netflix and Disney+ the latest to reveal plans to add […]

France’s TF1 & Viaplay join Acorn TV drama ‘Cannes Confidential’

French broadcaster TF1 and Viaplay in the Nordics are onboard upcoming six-part drama Cannes Confidential, which has started production. The show, which was commissioned by AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV last year, centers on the relationship between an idealistic, local underdog female cop and an ex-conman who are forced to work together to solve crimes in […]

Acorn TV & TVNZ spend a second season ‘Under The Vines’

AMC Networks-owned SVOD service Acorn TV and New Zealand broadcaster TVNZ have renewed romantic comedy series Under The Vines for a second season. The sophomore order comes just over a week since the New Zealand comedy made its season one premiere on the US streamer and head of its early 2022 debut on TVNZ 1. […]

M-Net & Acorn TV partner on ‘Recipes For Love And Murder’

Production has begun on a new South African murder mystery series, Recipes For Love And Murder, based on the novel by Sally Andrew. The 10-part series which is being filmed in both South Africa and Scotland is a co-production between M-Net, AMC Networks’ Acorn TV, Telepool brand Global Screen and Both Worlds Pictures. Cape Town-based […]

AMC+ launches in Australia via Amazon & Apple TV

AMC Networks has launched its streaming bundle AMC+ in Australia, allowing viewers to access a raft of shows from the US operator and its sibling streamers Acorn TV and Shudder. The service, which became available via YouTube in the US earlier this year, will allow Aussie subscribers to watch shows including revenge thriller The Beast Must […]

Nordic buyers board Expectation’s crime procedural ‘The Chelsea Detective’

Nordic buyers SVT in Sweden, NRK in Norway, DR in Denmark and YLE in Finland have struck pre-sale deals for upcoming procedural The Chelsea Detective, which has been created by Expectation co-CEO Peter Fincham. The drama was unveiled in March and has been commissioned by Acorn TV and ZDF in Germany. It follows a recently divorced […]

RTÉ & Acorn TV unveil diamond thriller with Canadian & Belgian partners

Irish pubcaster RTÉ has again linked up with AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV, this time on a six-part thriller that also has Belgian and Canadian partners onboard. Hidden Assets is from Ireland’s Saffron Moon and has been written by Peter McKenna (Red Rock) and Morna Regan. Belgian producer Potemkino and Canada’s Facet 4 are attached to coproduce, […]

AMC rejigs int’l networks & streaming content teams under Kristin Jones

AMC Networks is restructuring its international programming group, with Kristin Jones promoted to a new role with a new remit across its networks and streaming services AMC+, Acorn TV and Sundance Now. Jones, AMC’s EVP of international programming, will head up the newly enlarged division and be responsible for finding and developing series from around […]

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