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Indian SVOD deal for Worldwide

Indian satellite pay TV operator Tata Sky has acquired a package of UK dramas for its on-demand services and will launch them on a branded BBC block. The deal gives Tata Sky a new and classic British dramas from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster. It is the first time it […]

BBCWW bags US Office scripts, Luther deal

BBC Worldwide has acquired scripts to the US version of BBC comedy The Office, and sold police drama Luther into Georgia as a format. BBCWW’s parent the BBC and comic Ricky Gervais launched The Office in 2001 before NBC remade it in the States with great success. The US series (pictured left) went for nine […]

BBC One goes Grey with primetime comedy

UK terrestrial BBC One has commissioned a six-part comedy starring the likes of Russ Abbott, Stephanie Beacham and June Whitfield. Grey Mates (working title) will follow the ups and downs of three newly retired couples in Norfolk in the UK and be produced by indie Hat Trick Productions. Abbott (Last of the Summer Wine) and […]