Kudos strikes deal with Broadchurch producer

Shine-backed drama producer Kudos has inked a first-look deal with Imaginary Friends, the UK production company that has recently had huge success with ITV drama Broadchurch. Imaginary Friends is run by Chris Chibnall who wrote and exec-produced Broadchurch. Shine International distributes the serialised crime mystery, which generated massive ratings ITV1 with an average audience of […]

Cineflix Rights makes first drama move

Cineflix Rights is moving into drama and has made it first acquisition, upcoming Australian crime mystery Secrets & Lies. The six-part series is being made by Australian indie Hoodlum and has just entered production. It tells the story of Ben, an innocent man who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a four-year-old boy. […]

November confirmed as ITV drama boss

Acting ITV director of drama Steve November has been confirmed in the role permanently. November has been in the role on an interim basis since previous incumbent Laura Mackie announced she and ITV controller of drama commissioning Sally Haynes were leaving to launch her own drama indie, MainStreet Pictures, backed by Lorraine Heggesey’s Boom Pictures. […]