Cathy Payne

Endemol takes rights to Bourdain and Spurlock CNN series

Endemol will distribute Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown and Morgan Spurlock Inside Man after acquiring international rights to both series. The shows originally went out on news network CNN and the distribution deal sees Endemol take all rights outside the US. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown follows the titular chef and host as he travels to far […]

Cirkus brings in Blinders, Pemberley in Endemol deal

‘Best of British’ on-demand service Cirkus has acquired BBC dramas Peaky Blinders (pictured) and Death Comes to Pemberley as part of a wide-ranging output deal with Endemol. The agreement gives Cirkus access to Endemol’s drama, comedy and entertainment shows and includes the upcoming BBC World War I drama The Ark, plus library shows such as Prisoner’s […]

Miniseries strike back

A few years ago, it looked like scripted miniseries were heading for the scrapheap. With networks favouring TV movies, returning series and fast-moving factual entertainment franchises, miniseries started to look expensive to produce and hard to schedule. Things are very different now, reports Andy Fry.   A run of well-received projects such as Rome, Pillars […]

Endemol picks up rights to BBC’s Ark

Endemol has taken international rights to upcoming six-part BBC drama The Ark. The series, about World War One medics, will go into production later this year and air on the BBC in 2014 to coincide with the hundredth anniversary of the conflict. Across six one-hour episodes, there will be a story of the week as […]

AMC brings on Endemol to distribute unscripted series

AMC has inked a deal with Endemol, which will sell several of its unscripted shows internationally. The US cable network is best known as the home of Mad Men and The Walking Dead, but has recently been making strides in unscripted programming too. It has signed a deal with Endemol Worldwide Distribution, which will represent […]