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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 […]

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 […]

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