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AMC Networks hires Viacom’s Robyn DeMarco to oversee programming, acquisitions

AMC Networks has hired former Viacom exec Robyn DeMarco as SVP of programming strategy, acquisitions & scheduling for its entertainment division, which includes AMC, BBC America and Sundance TV. DeMarco will also oversee programming and acquisitions for IFC and reality network WE tv, reporting into David Beck, EVP and head of programming strategy and business […]

BBC America orders more ‘Killing Eve’ ahead of third season debut

BBC America has renewed hit drama Killing Eve for a fourth season before its third run has started airing. The cat-and-mouse thriller is from BBC Studios-backed Sid Gentle Films and revolves around Eve (Sandra Oh), an MI6 operative, and psychopath assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer), who are bound by a mutual obsession. The show’s fourth run […]

AMC Entertainment Networks Group brings Studios operation in-house

AMC Networks is bringing its Studios operation in-house in a restructure that sees the departure of David Madden. The exec, who joined AMC in 2017, served as president of programming for the Entertainment Networks Group and AMC Studios. However, under the business’s “strategic realignment” the studio will come under centralised leadership – that of Sarah […]

HBO Max scores major licensing coup for BBC content

HBO Max has scooped up exclusive streaming rights to Doctor Who via a major licensing deal with BBC Studios. The WarnerMedia-owned platform has acquired streaming rights to the current season, along with 10 other seasons of the rebooted sci-fi show, which was re-launched on BBC One in 2005 after a 16-year absence. The programme, which […]

BBC America plans trip to ‘Eden’ with BBC Studios

BBC Studios and AMC Networks-backed US cablenet BBC America has handed out its first commission to the natural history producers behind Frozen Planet and Blue Planet II. Eden is a six-parter that is being produced by BBC Studios’ Natural History Unit and will explore six untouched locations around the world and follow developments over the […]

Show of the week: ‘One Planet: Seven Worlds’

Set to air in the autumn, One Planet: Seven Worlds is billed as the latest landmark series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit, following in the wake of Blue Planet II, Planet Earth II and Dynasties. Sir David Attenborough returns to narrate the series, which tells the stories of Earth’s seven continents. As such, expect […]

TBI Factual Hot Pick: ‘One Planet: Seven Worlds’

Set to air in the autumn, One Planet: Seven Worlds is billed as the latest landmark series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit, following in the wake of Blue Planet II, Planet Earth II and Dynasties. Sir David Attenborough returns to narrate the series, which tells the stories of Earth’s seven continents. As such, expect […]

BBC America renews ‘Killing Eve’ for third season

BBC America has renewed the critically acclaimed Sid Gentle Films series Killing Eve for a third season. The cat-and-mouse thriller revolves around Eve (Sandra Oh), an MI6 operative, and psychopath assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer) who are bound by a mutual obsession and one brutal act. Its second season premiered in the US as a simulcast […]

Attenborough to present new BBC landmark series One Planet: Seven Worlds

BBC America has brought Sir David Attenborough on board to present One Planet: Seven Worlds (WT), a new seven-part nature docu-series from the BBC Studios Natural History Unit. One Planet: Seven Worlds follows Emmy-winning series Planet Earth II, Blue Planet II and Dynasties, which is currently premiering in the US as an AMC Networks four-network […]

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