Close Up Kings


Syfy magnifies Close Up Kings

US cable channel Syfy has bought UK-Canadian magic series Close Up Kings. The deal with Entertainment One Television International, which sells the show globally, will see the 8x60mins show broadcast on the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment channel this year. Discovery Channel in EMEA first commissioned UK-based Zig Zag Productions and Canada’s Yap Films to create the […]

Content crunch – the fight for rights

As the pace of consolidation quickens, competition for rights is fiercer than ever. Stewart Clarke talks to distributors about the changing face of the business and how, in the hyper competitive world of TV, they are gaining access to content. First-look deals, overall deals, development deals, output deals, umbrella deals and pod deals: all are […]