BBC One orders Tony Jordan-produced crime drama

BBC One has commissioned a new primetime crime drama produced by Tony Jordan’s Red Planet Pictures. The British public broadcaster has ordered 6x1hour series By Any Means, which tells the story of a covert police department that, when the legal system fails, goes to any length to bring the criminal elite to justice. The drama […]

BBC One orders 183 episodes of Pointless

British public broadcaster BBC One has renewed gameshow Pointless for 183 new episodes after striking a deal with Endemol-owned Remarkable Television. The deal includes three series for BBC Daytime and one series for its Saturday night spin-off Pointless Celebrities. The show originally launched on BBC Two in 2009 before switching to BBC One in 2011. […]

Zodiak inks first-look deal with Western Front

Zodiak Rights has agreed a first-look deal with UK-based indie Western Front Films. The distributor will launch two shows from the factual producer at MIPCOM, Meet The Izzards and America’s Secret War Plan Revealed. Meet The Izzards is a two-part doc for BBC One in the UK. It follows comedian Eddie izzard as he uses […]

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