Channel 4 (UK)

Show of the week: Strangers On A Plane

Holidays are meant to be a relaxing experience, but this new reality format sees five people sacrifice their downtime by placing their plans into the hands of total strangers. In this stripped daytime series, five holiday-goers pack their bags for the same popular holiday destination. Once settled, they’ll each take control of an action-packed 24 […]

News round-up: C4 orders Myanmar war crimes doc; C5 extends ‘Bargain Loving Brits’; Positivor acquires Screen Media assets

C4 orders Myanmar war crimes doc UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a one-hour documentary, Myanmar: The Forgotten Revolution from Evan Williams Productions. The 1 x 60-minute film investigates three major mass killings, with exclusive video footage and eye-witness accounts. The evidence presented in the documentary reveals, for the first time, how Myanmar’s army have committed potential […]

Scripted Hot Pick: Baghdad Central

Distributor: Fremantle Producer: Euston Films Broadcaster: Channel 4 (UK) Logline: A crime thriller looking at Baghdad through the eyes of an Iraqi cop after the fall of Saddam Hussein Baghdad Central is a six-part crime thriller for the UK’s Channel 4, written by The Last Kingdom scribe Stephen Butchard and based on the novel by Elliot Colla. The series […]