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Epic drama for factual channels

The last decade saw the big factual channels move from documentary led schedules to grids full of factual entertainment and observational docs. History, by commissioning mega-hit miniseries Hatfields and McCoys, has started the next evolution of factual channels and drama is a new battleground among the big networks, reports Stewart Clarke It’s unlikely that the […]

Rights.tv hires Jane Hyndman

Content rights specialists Rights.tv has hired Jane Hyndman. The former etv and Europe Movieco Partners (Disney and Sony), will advise clients on their use of apps and social media including games on Facebook and Twitter. The company, which advises companies across the TV and film and wider media industry, also announced that it will open […]

PBS orders Neanderthal doc from Arrow

US public broadcaster PBS has ordered a one-off doc Decoding Neanderthals from Arrow Media, the UK production company founded by ex-Darlow Smithson management. The film will investigates the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of our closest genetic cousin, the Neanderthal, 30,000 years ago. The show will, the producers said, will use CGI and cutting edge […]