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Left Bank starts filming on new Amazon crime series ‘Three Pines’

Left Bank Pictures has started production in Canada on new Amazon Prime Video crime series Three Pines, starring Alfred Molina. Filming in Montreal and rural Quebec, the series is based on Canadian author Louise Penny’s best-selling Chief Inspector Armand Gamache novels. The eight, one hour episode drama will film from August to December and launch […]

Ed TV Festival: BBC talks linear; ITV defends ‘Love Island’ & Amazon on risk-taking

The BBC talked up linear reach, ITV defended Love Island and Amazon spoke about the importance of taking risks, on day three of this year’s Edinburgh TV Festival. Speaking at the festival yesterday, the BBC CCO, Charlotte Moore, defended the British pubcaster’s decision to return BBC Three as a linear channel in January 2022. The […]

Amazon moves ‘Lord Of The Rings’ from New Zealand to UK

Amazon is moving its multi-million dollar Lord Of The Rings series from New Zealand to the UK, as part of plans to expand its production footprint in the country. The first season of the as-yet untitled series, which is based on JRR Tolkien’s books The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings, will complete post production […]

Amazon orders ‘The Lake’, first Canadian scripted original

Prime Video has ordered The Lake, a half-hour comedy which marks the streamer’s first scripted Canadian Amazon Original series. The Amazon Studios series is being produced by Amaze, which was behind CTV Drama Channel’s Carter and HBO Canada’s Call Me Fitz, with Killjoy’s Julian Doucet writing and executive producing alongside Amaze’s Michael Souther and Teza […]

Amazon Studios & Neil Gaiman to adapt ‘Anansi Boys’

Amazon Studios has ordered a limited series based upon Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel Anansi Boys for Prime Video. The show is produced by Amazon Studios, The Blank Corporation, Endor Productions, and Red Production Company. The six-episode series will begin shooting in Scotland later this year and will be written by Gaiman and Lenny Henry, alongside […]

Amazon Studios orders LGBTQ+ docuseries ‘Tampa Baes’

Amazon Studios has ordered a new docuseries following a group of lesbian friends living in Tampa Bay, a growing gay hotspot on the coast of the US state of Florida. Tampa Baes is being produced by 3 Ball Productions, a 3BMG company, with Reinout Oerlemans, Ross Weintraub, Jeff Altrock, Paul O’Malley and Melissa Bidwell, who […]

Amazon Studios & BBCS summon ‘Good Omens’ for second season

Amazon Studios and BBC Studios have greenlit a second season of fantasy drama Good Omens, which will expand upon the world introduced in Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s original novel. Produced by Amazon Studios, BBC Studios Productions, The Blank Corporation and Narrativia, the six-part second season is due to begin filming later this year in […]

Amazon Studios ups Dan Grabiner to head UK originals

Amazon Studios has promoted Dan Grabiner to head of UK originals. The former head of unscripted for Amazon Studios UK will now lead development and production of UK scripted and unscripted shows, taking on a slate that includes upcoming supernatural drama The Rig, documentary series Clarkson’s Farm and musical Jungle. Grabiner will head a team […]

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