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News round-up: BritBox Int’l & Acorn TV pick up ‘Granite Harbour’; France TV, RAI & RTBF enter ‘The Age Of Anger’; ‘Baltic Crimes’ sells into 95 countries

BritBox Int’l & Acorn TV pick up ‘Granite Harbour’ BritBox International in the US and Canada and Acorn TV in Australia and New Zealand have picked up British crime drama Granite Harbour, following deals with Eccho Rights. Produced by LA Productions, in association with Dopamine, the series launched on BBC1 and BBC Scotland in December […]

Germany’s ZDF & Acorn TV among first buyers of France TV’s ‘Best Of Us’

ZDF in Germany and Acorn TV in the UK are among buyers of French crime thriller The Best of Us, marking the first international sales of the crime thriller. The show, which is sold by About Premium Content, has been produced by Quad Drama and TS Productions for France Télévisions, debuting in January on France […]

News round-up: ZDF boards ‘Harry Wild’; Peacock debuts Ric Flair biography

ZDF boards ‘Harry Wild’ ZDF has joined as a co-producer on season two of Acorn TV’s Irish mystery thriller Harry Wild. Acorn TV has also extended the season’s episode order to two six-episode seasons, with the series produced by Dynamic Television and Metropolitan Films, with Dynamic handling worldwide distribution. Production on season two and three […]

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 […]

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