Atrium TV

Exclusive: Drama club Atrium TV scraps ‘One Giant Leap’, sees major gear shift

DRG’s drama commissioning club Atrium TV has undergone a major gear shift in the face of financing challenges from its telco and OTT membership.  TBI understands that the innovative venture, which was first launched at MIPTV in 2017 and gave members the ability to “play or pass” on a range of dramas, has come up […]

Distribution innovation: Are distributors the new marketeers?

In a period where distributors need to be nimble and multi-skilled, serving as pseudo-commissioners, producers and development execs, there is yet another string to add to their bows: that of marketeer. In the “peak TV” era, it is no longer enough to buy, make and place content – distributors must also ensure that a programme […]

Fox departs DRG as NENT’s Mogensen steps up

DRG is to replace its founder and chairman Jeremy Fox with Morten Mogensen from NENT Studios, while also appointing Richard Halliwell (pictured) as the CEO for its own Atrium TV The appointments follow the decision by Fox, DRG founder and chairman and Atrium TV CEO, to move on to new projects after completing his earn-out. […]

Atrium TV reveals new drama slate at LA Screenings

Atrium TV, the innovative drama ‘commissioning club’, has this week presented its members with a slate of four new drama titles. At the same time it also revealed that two of its previously announced titles, Quasimodo and One Giant Leap, are going into production. The four new high-end projects – all in advanced development – […]

Iflix & Deutsche Telekom join Atrium’s drama club

Atrium TV, the drama ‘commissioning club’ launched at MIPTV this year, has gained a range of members including Iflix and Deutsche Telekom. The club gives members the opportunity to learn about the first slate of six new high profile dramas. Members will be joining founder Viaplay for the first club meeting at MIPCOM on October […]

Ex-ITV Studios exec joins DRG drama club

Former ITV Studios, Shine Group and Cineflix exec Dave Clarke has joined UK-based DRG to bolster its drama ranks. Clarke has signed a 12-month contract as scripted development and acquisitions consultant. Besides working with the DRG acquisitions team to find new scripted programmes, he will also locate suitable projects for the recently announced Atrium TV […]