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All3Media International appoints A+E alum to oversee unscripted

All3Media International has appointed A+E Networks UK alum Rachel Job to oversee its unscripted content. Job takes the newly created position of SVP, non-scripted content and will head the distribution company’s content team for the genre, reporting to Maartje Horchner, EVP of content. She will be based in London, with her appointment coming after the […]

HBO Max pushes deeper into unscripted with Monica Lewinsky doc and ‘The Ho’s’

HBO Max is further expanding its unscripted output with a documentary featuring Monica Lewinsky and a series inspired by Crazy Rich Asians. 15 Minutes of Shame will feature individuals from around the world who have suffered from public-shaming, with insights from those involved, members of the media and psychologists. Lewinsky, who became known round the […]

Buccaneer appoints Richard Tulk-Hart from A+E Networks as co-CEO

Richard Tulk-Hart is stepping down from his role as A+E Networks MD of international distribution, formats and co-productions to join Marcella producer Buccaneer Media. Tulk-Hart becomes joint CEO alongside company founder Tony Wood and will oversee the commercialisation of Buccaneer’s projects and driving business growth, with Wood focusing on creative development and production. Prior to […]

‘Billions’ star Damian Lewis talks ‘Spy Wars’, unscripted and his new prodco

A docudrama exploring the lives of (in)famous spies might not have been the most obvious next project for the star of Homeland and Billions, but the switch of genre for Damian Lewis clearly provided a new challenge for the much-vaunted English actor and producer. Damian Lewis: Spy Wars marked the actor’s first foray into factual […]

Damian Lewis-fronted ‘Spy Wars’ secures global sales

Broadcasters including History and Blaze in the UK and Spain’s Atresmedia are among numerous buyers to have snapped up A+E Networks factual series Damian Lewis: Spy Wars. The show, produced by Alaska TV in association with Lewis’ recently launched outfit Rookery Productions, features Homeland and Billions star Lewis as he uncovers an array of covert […]

FYI drives off with Barcroft Studios, TCB Media Rights series ‘Ultimate Rides’

A+E Networks’ US cablenet FYI has boarded a co-production with Barcroft Studios and distributor TCB Media Rights for a show that explores unique vehicles. Ultimate Rides (20 x 30 minutes) promises to “take viewers up close and personal with some of the world’s most incredible vehicles” and will air as part of the Drive strand […]

A+E Networks takes ‘Don’t Tell The Bride’ to South Africa

A+E Networks in South Africa has acquired rights to produce a local version of DRG’s long-running relationship format Don’t Tell The Bride. The show is in development and is expected to air on A+E’s Lifetime network, which earlier this year picked up four recent seasons of the UK version. The format deal follows earlier remakes […]

Lifetime orders R. Kelly ‘Aftermath’ special, develops Jeffrey Epstein film

Lifetime has ordered a four-hour follow-up special to its Emmy-nominated series Surviving R. Kelly alongside a doc on New York financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with running a sex trafficking ring earlier this month.  The A+E Networks-owned channel has greenlit Surviving R. Kelly: The Aftermath, which will feature interviews with survivors, psychologists and experts […]

A+E’s Crime+Investigation launches in German-speaking markets

A+E Networks’ true crime channel has expanded its European footprint, launching in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.  Crime+Investigation, which will launch with regular programmes as well as local commissions, will be available in 4m households via pay-TV platforms Sky, Telekom, Vodafone, Unitymedia, 1 & 1, M7, UPC (Switzerland and Austria), Teleclub, Content4TV, SuisseDigital, A1, Liwest and 3. […]

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