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UK’s Channel 5 orders Story Films thriller ‘Black Cab’

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has commissioned Black Cab, a new thriller series about a Liverpool taxi driver’s growing obsession with a late-night radio DJ. Produced by Story Films, the 4 x 60-minute series is set to debut in 2023. Nick Saltrese (A Prayer Before Dawn) has written the series, and Diarmuid Goggins (Kin, Bulletproof) will serve as director, while […]

Paramount+ & C5 explore the last days of Dodi Al-Fayed

Paramount Global streamer Paramount+ and UK broadcaster Channel 5 have ordered a documentary about the life of Egyptian film producer Dodi Al-Fayed and his untimely death alongside Britain’s Princess Diana. Produced by Wonderhood Studios, the 1 x 90-minute Dodi: Last Days Of A Playboy aims to go “beyond the image of a pampered playboy portrayed […]

UK’s Channel 4 orders Wonderhood’s pet pregnancy show ‘Fur Babies’

Channel 4 (C4) in the UK has ordered a four-part docuseries that explores the highs and lows that occur when people’s pets become pregnant. Fur Babies (working title) is from Wonderhood Studios and will use a state-of-the art rig to capture all the important moments in pet pregnancy from initial ultrasounds to the labours and […]

Viaplay, Alibi, SBS & Disney+ buy Icelandic thriller ‘Black Sands’

Viaplay, UK network Alibi, SBS in Australia and Disney+ are among buyers of Icelandic drama Black Sands, which has been extended into a second season by local commissioning broadcaster, Channel 2. The crime thriller is produced by Icelandic indie Glassriver in association with All3Media International, which has struck a first season deal with Viaplay that […]

Exclusive: FAST dominates MIPCOM chat for distributors

The full fat version of MIPCOM was back with a vengeance in Cannes this week, but while Cara Delevingne and Emily Blunt provided some glitz, the clamour has been around something rather less glamorous. FAST was barely a subject for discussion at MIPCOM 2019 but spool forward three years and the revenue potential is clear […]

Telekom/Magenta TV & NPO ink ‘Frannie Langton’ pre-sale deals

Telekom/Magenta TV in Germany and Dutch public broadcaster NPO have struck pre-sale deals for upcoming ITVX period drama The Confessions Of Frannie Langton. Produced by Drama Republic, the four-part series is set to premiere on the upcoming streamer ITVX in the UK this November, as one of the new platform’s launch titles. These new pre-sales […]

Paramount+ unveils Italian slate as roll-out across Europe gathers pace

Paramount+ has rolled out in Italy with 8,000 hours of programming and plans for a raft of local shows. The streamer, which launched in the US, Canada and Latin America last year, is aiming to order 150 international originals by 2025, with Italian series including Ivan Cotroneo’s Quattordici Giorni and Cattleya’s Circeo on the slate. The latter is being […]

Cineflix Rights hires All3Media Int’l exec for FAST push

UK distributor Cineflix Rights has appointed All3Media International exec Mike Gould to the newly created position of SVP of digital, with a remit to lead its soon-to-launch FAST strategy. Gould will be responsible for selling long and short form content across all digital platforms, with responsibility to lead Cineflix Rights’ plans to launch direct-to-consumer FAST channels […]

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