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Acorn TV, ITVS-owned Route 24 explore Italy with ‘Signora Volpe’

AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV has ordered a detective drama starring Silent Witness’s Emilia Fox. Signora Volpe is from ITV Studios-backed production company Route 24 and has been created and written by Rachel Cuperman and Sally Griffiths (Midsomer Murders). The three-part feature-length drama features Fox as a disillusioned British spy-turned-detective living in Italy whose life changes […]

TBI Weekly: How the future of markets is shaping up

As Digital MIPTV draws to a close, TBI talks to a variety of distributors to reflect on how the annual cycle of markets might look in the future. At the start of 2020, the proliferation of markets, conferences and large-scale networking events had reached a new high. For those working in – or indeed writing […]

Acorn TV orders Jane Seymour-fronted mystery thriller series ‘Harry Wild’

AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV has ordered Harry Wild, a new Irish mystery thriller starring and executive produced by Jane Seymour. The 8 x 60-minute series is being produced by indie Dynamic Television and was created and written by David Logan, alongside co-writer Jo Spain, with Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman star Seymour playing a recently […]

Acorn TV & Sundance Now acquire ‘The Drowning’ amid global sales for UK thriller

AMC Networks-owned streamers Acorn TV and Sundance Now have picked up US, Canadian and Lat Am rights to UK identity thriller The Drowning, alongside further deals for the show in Europe and New Zealand. The deal will see the drama broadcast simultaneously on both platforms across the US and South America beginning 6 May. Acorn […]

News round-up: Acorn TV lands on Prime in Spain; Boat Rocker shops Covid doc

Acorn TV lands on Prime in Spain AMC Networks’ British content streamer Acorn TV has launched in Spain on Amazon Prime Video. The €3.99 per month SVOD is available on the service as an add-on subscription, and offers a wide range of content from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Canada, in both […]

Show of the Week: Whitstable Pearl

The sunny seaside meets murder most foul in this new 6 x 60-minute crime drama series, as British author Julie Wassmer’s novels are brought to the screen for the first time by Norwegian filmmaker Øystein Karlsen (Lilyhammer) and the producers of detective series Marcella.  Kerry Godliman (Derek, After Life), stars as Pearl Nolan, police trainee-turned-chef-proprietor of the […]

BritBox strikes exclusive ‘Line Of Duty’ deal in US

BritBox in the US has picked up exclusive rights to the sixth season of Jed Mercurio’s hit police drama Line Of Duty, in a deal that also hands it rights to all future episodes of the show. US streaming service Acorn TV had snapped up streaming rights to the first five seasons of Line Of Duty from Hulu in […]

Acorn TV, Germany’s ZDF & BBC Studios link up for Expectation drama with Peter Fincham

AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV and ZDF in Germany have commissioned a new drama created by Expectation co-CEO Peter Fincham. The Chelsea Detective (4 x 90-minute) follows a recently divorced policeman who lives on a battered houseboat while solving crimes committed by the affluent elite who live in the area. Glen Laker (Vera), Fincham and Liz Lake (Riviera) […]

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