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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 […]

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 […]

AMC expands senior leadership roles for streaming focus

US-based AMC Networks has expanded the roles of senior execs Courtney Thomasma, Matt Graham and Blake Callaway as part of the company’s continuing refocus around its streaming services. Company veteran Thomasma, who most recently served as executive director of BBC America, is shifting to a new position as general manager of streamer AMC+, where she […]

‘Killing Eve’ to conclude next year; spin-offs in development

BBC America black comedy-drama series Killing Eve is to conclude with a fourth and final season next year, but the franchise is set to continue, with a number of spin-offs in development. Sid Gentle Films is scheduled to begin production on the final eight-episode this summer, with filming taking place in the UK and across […]

Exclusive: AMC & ViacomCBS execs look to expand Acorn TV, SundanceNow & C5 originals push

AMC Networks’ exec Matt Graham has told TBI Talks he is looking to expand the original drama push for culture-focused SVOD SundanceNow and British content-skewing streamer Acorn TV. Speaking at one of yesterday’s two TBI Talks ahead of The London Screenings, Graham, general manager for Acorn TV & Sundance Now at AMC Networks, explained the importance of co-productions […]

AMC Networks invests in Canada’s Shaftesbury as part of ‘strategic’ deal

US-based AMC Networks has invested in Canadian prodco Shaftesbury, in what has been described as a “strategic partnership” with the Murdoch Mysteries firm. Financial details have not been revealed but the deal will give AMC Networks access to Shaftesbury’s slate and allow it to expand its content and development capabilities in Canada. In return, AMC says that […]

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