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Sky orders more Alan Partridge comedy

Sky Atlantic has commissioned a new season of Alan Partridge’s Mid Morning Matters and a one-off special featuring Steve Coogan’s comic character. Alan Partridge’s Mid Morning Matters 2 will run to six half-hour episodes and be produced by UK indie Baby Cow Productions. The special, in which Partridge will “be bringing Sky customers a hard-hitting […]

ZDFE signs Sky Living drama in Bonafide development deal

German distributor ZDF Enterprises has acquired global sales rights to upcoming UK drama Talking to the Dead, and scored a development deal with the show’s producer. 2x60mins Procedural Talking… is based on the Harry Bingham novel of the same name and will launch on BSkyB’s female-skewed Sky Living channel. It follows a wayward police officer […]

LA Screenings: Broadcast Strikes Back

With US cable series such as Hatfields & McCoys gaining traction with key demographics in the past year, broadcast networks have reacted with new comedies, reboots and spin offs and a shift toward short-run series for the new season. Jesse Whittock looks at how this will affect buyers at the LA Screenings. Laughter, it’s often […]