Barbarians Rising

In-demand charts: French factual (August 21-27, 2016)

Our latest in-demand data in association with Parrot Analytics – a special on factual programmes in France ahead of TVFI’s Le Rendez Vous French screenings next month  – throws up a startling discovery: not one locally-produced documentary makes it into the top ten most in-demand series in the European territory. In fact, French viewers are […]

Discovery orders survivalist series from October

The US Discovery Channel has ordered Trailblazers, a show following elite survivalists as they explore dangerous parts of the world looking for clues and evidence that will lead to scientific breakthroughs. The six-part series will follow three survival experts, each leading a team of scientists into dangerous locations including Papua New Guinea, the Bolivian jungle […]

Barbarians Rising in new History original

A+E has ordered docu-drama series Barbarians Rising for its History channels around the world. The eight-parter will be produced by UK prodco October Films for History, and will tell the story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, as seen through the eyes of different barbarian tribal leaders. The series will feature famous […]