Blue Ant International


Factual round-up: Drive strikes global sales for Diana doc; Sky Crime seeks Woodcut’s ‘Killer Within’; Blue Ant to shop search and rescue series

Drive strikes global sales for Diana doc Channel Nine in Australia, Reelz in the US, TV2 in Norway, Servus TV in Austria, RLT Netherlands and TVNOW in Germany have acquired two-part ITV documentary The Diana Interview: Revenge Of A Princess, following deals with UK-based distributor Drive. The 2 x 60-minute programme was produced by Minnow […]

What is driving the factual boom?

As Realscreen gets underway online, TBI deputy editor Mark Layton talks to top execs at global factual distributors about recent market trends and how the rise of streamers, coupled with the pandemic, is driving a factual boom. As the global pandemic and its myriad lockdowns, quarantine procedures and safety protocols continue to disrupt TV production, […]

News round-up: All3 takes ‘Total Control’ from Keshet; India’s Lionsgate Play strikes BBCS first; Cineflix partners with Hayley Orrantia

All3 strikes Blackfella Films deal All3Media International has struck a new deal with Australian producer Blackfella Films that will see it managing worldwide sales of political thriller Total Control. The show, which was ordered by the ABC in Australia, was co-created by and stars Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under) and is in development on its second […]

HBO Max strikes first deal with Blue Ant for kids programming

HBO Max has struck its first deal with Blue Ant International, securing a variety of live-action programming from the Canadian distributor. The deal grants HBO Max exclusive rights to both seasons of tween action-adventure series Detention Adventure, which follows a motley crew of sixth graders who purposely get themselves thrown into detention after discovering the […]

News round-up: ‘Block Out’ format sells to Spain and Netherlands; Abacus gain global rights to Andrew Sadek doc; Blue Ant shifts 320 factual hours worldwide; and more…

RTVE and Avrotros buy ‘Block Out’ format RTVE in Spain and Avrotros in the Netherlands have both commissioned local versions of Red Arrow Studios International’s gameshow format Block Out. Originally created by Japan-based Nippon TV and Red Arrow Studios, Block Out made its debut in Thailand on Channel 7 and has also been sold to […]

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