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BBCWW brings Mitchell & Webb to MIPCOM

BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) will bring a line-up of talent to MIPCOM to launch its scripted slate including Back’s David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The broadcaster will also bring in James Norton (War and Peace), Juliet Rylance (Days and Night) and writer Hossein Amini to introduce McMafia, as well as Peep Show pair Mitchell and Webb […]

Sundance SVOD service heads to Rillington Place, Riviera

AMC Networks has acquired Europe-produced scripted trio Back, Rillington Place and Riviera for its Sundance-branded US subscription VOD service. Sundance Now has landed exclusive streaming rights to the shows, deals that come just months after it ordered its first original series, The Chances. Back is the latest comedy from Peep Show stars David Mitchell and […]

Channel 4 developing Peep Show duo sitcom

Channel 4 may be soon losing its longest-running sitcom, Peep Show, but the UK broadcaster is already developing another comedy with the programme’s stars. Comic duo David Mitchell and Robert Webb, who play the feckless Mark and Jeremy in Objective Productions-produced Peep Show, are working with Channel 4’s head of comedy, Phil Clarke, on new […]