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AMC-CBS venture captures Tricon’s Killer

The AMC Networks and CBS channels joint venture in the UK and EMEA is among buyers of Tricon Films & Television programming such as To Catch a Killer. One of the CBS Studios International- and AMC Networks International – Zone-owned channels, CBS Reality, has bought the 8x60mins Killer along with the 7x60mins I Didn’t Do […]

Scorpion spotlights Paedophile Hunter

UK indie distributor Scorpion TV has acquired rights to controversial Channel 4 documentary The Paedophile Hunter. The film aired on Channel 4 late last year to strong ratings. The doc followed controversial online vigilante Stinson Hunter, who poses as young children on social networking sites in order to identify men with paedophilic tendencies. The Paedophile […]

Beyond picks up Canadian Stranger

Beyond Distribution has picked up international rights to another title from Canadian producer CMJ, A Stranger in My Home. The hour-long show tells stories of victims who have, for various reasons, invited strangers into their homes, with disastrous results. It was produced by CMJ with Discovery Canada and Canal D. Beyond will launch the series […]

Bell’s $3.4bn Astral deal approved with conditions

Bell Canada Enterprises’ C$3.4 billion (US$3.2 billion) acquisition of rival Astral Media has been approved, but it must sell resulting holdings in local networksincluding Disney Junior and Cartoon Network. Canada’s media regulator the CRTC has greenlit to deal, which has been in the works for more than a year, providing BCE adheres to a series […]

Rive Gauche secures crime sales

Broadcasters in Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific have acquired more than 300 hours of crime series from US distributor Rive Gauche. AETN channels in the UK, Africa and Poland have acquired Ice Cold Killers, along with RTL (Netherlands), Canal D (Canada), TV4 (Sweden and Finland) and Foxtel (Australia). AETN (UK and Africa), TV4, RTL and Foxtel […]