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All3Media makes Midsomer Murders social push

UK-based programme distributor All3Media International is looking to take its long running drama series Midsomer Murders to a younger audience with the wide roll out of a new social networking extension. The firm launched a beta version of the Midsomer Murders Facebook game earlier this year, and is now in talks with broadcast partners about […]

All3Media will bring Million Second Quiz to market

All3Media’s distribution division will sell the hotly-anticipated The Million Second Quiz show and format internationally. The interactive quiz is being made for US network NBC by All3Media America and All3Media-backed Studio Lambert. NBC commissioned the show last month. Billed as a “state-of-the-art, electrifying new live competition where contestants test the limits of their knowledge, endurance […]

Raft of broadcasters buy Gabriel Byrne drama Secret State

Numerous international broadcasters have acquired Secret State, the political drama that stars Gabriel Byrne and Charles Dance, TBI has learned. The four-part miniseries is produced by Shameless producer Company Pictures, which is owned by super indie All3Media. Its sales arm, All3Media International, is selling the it internationally and AMC/Sundance Global has taken the show for […]

MIPTV Hot Pick: The White Queen

The White Queen has a built-in fan base given the Philippa Gregory books upon which it is based were best-sellers in the UK and made it to second in The New York Times best-seller list. The ten-part drama will debut on the BBC in the UK and then on premium US cable network Starz, whose […]

Content and Co. launching on-demand programming service Cirkus

Content and Co., the UK-based consultancy run by TV industry veterans Mark Bradford and Hugh Williams, is launching a new on-demand service for pay TV operators called Cirkus, TBI has learned. The subscription video-on-demand service will aggregate content from UK producers and distributors including BBC Worldwide and All3Media International and will launch with a partner […]

Broadcasters sign up for more Miss Fisher

Several international broadcasters have signed on for the second series of Australian period crime drama series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. The show is produced produced  by fledgling Australian indie Every Cloud and based on the best-selling series of Phryne Fisher novels from Australian author Kerry Greenwood. The second season goes into production next month. It […]

All3Media poaches Gary Woolf from BBC Worldwide

The international arm of UK-based super indie All3Media has poached digital specialist Gary Woolf from BBC Worldwide. At All3Media International he will be responsible for researching and implementing new and innovative commercial strategies in emerging and digital markets. At Worldwide he was VP of business development and digital media. Louise Pedersen, managing director at All3Media […]

Hulu unveils original series for 2013

US streaming and catch-up and service Hulu has unveiled three new original properties that it will launch this year including a coproduction with the BBC and its first original animated series. Six-part series The Wrong Mans will be a Hulu-BBC Worldwide coproduction. It will star James Corden (Gavin & Stacey) in a story of lowly […]

France 2 orders local version of Jimmy McGovern Series Accused

French public broadcast channel France 2 has greenlit a local version of Jimmy McGovern-penned British drama series Accused, TBI has learned. The French show will be made by Troisième Oeil. The French production house already makes shows including Vous Trouvez ça Normal? (You Think this is right?) for France 2. The UK show airs on […]

Sex, Drugs and Restaurant wars

“Chefs are the new rock stars,” says Mike Beale, head of formats at ITV Studios, the company behind long-running hit Come Dine With Me. “It’s not about Delia anymore and you could probably track this trend to The X Factor.” If chefs are the new rock stars, international cooking formats are their stage. The traditional […]