Animal Black Ops


ITVS to take first-look at World Media Rights

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has scored first-look rights to programming from UK indie World Media Rights. ITVSGE, UK broadcaster ITV’s international sales arm, has picked up more than 40 hours of factual series as part of the multi-year agreement. These include Real Story of…, a 6x60mins Reelz series about the stories behind recent Oscar-nominated movies; […]

Blue chip to new chip: natural history with bite

Stewart Clarke speaks to commissioners, producers, distributors and digital pioneers about their efforts to reimagine the natural history genre. Alastair Fothergill is the embodiment of blue-chip, making landmark series for the BBC and films for Disney Nature, but he is now seeking to reinvent the genre, out of necessity as much as anything. “When I […]

ITV to sell Discovery’s Animal Black Ops

ITV Studios has taken international rights to Animal Black Ops, the spin-off of the successful Black Ops factual series, which has just been ordered by Discovery in the US. The core Black Ops (pictured), which hails from UK independent prodco World Media Rights, series goes out on Discovery’s American Heroes channel. The new ten-part offshoot […]