Irvine Welsh novel set for TV remake

An Irvine Welsh novel is set to get a television adaptation, marking the such development in the acclaimed author’s career. Buccaneer Media has acquired rights to Welsh’s novel Crime, and is in Cannes searching for partners for the show, which will have the same name. Actor Dougray Scott (My Week with Marilyn) is attached to […]

TBI February/March 2016

True crime: A new wave of true crime series that ape the structure of serialised dramas has emerged on screens across the world. Jesse Whittock looks at the evidence Gary Davey interview: Having worked in the UK, Italy and Germany, Gary Davey is now the content boss for the Europe-wide Sky operation. At NATPE in […]

TBI December/January 2015/16

Television’s big questions: TBI asks the industry’s most influential players for their takes on the hot topics from last year, and what will define TV in 2016 Hungry for horror: What’s driving the hunger for horror television? Jesse Whittock looks for answers from the key broadcasters, producers and distributors behind fear-inducing TV Formats hot picks: […]

Forde upped as Tranter exits BBC Worldwide Prods

Matt Forde (below) has been promoted at BBC Worldwide North America after the company confirmed the departure of UK-bound Jane Tranter. Julie Gardner is also leaving BBCWW North America’s BBCWW Productions and subsidiary Adjacent Productions to work with Tranter (below right) on a new independent production company. As a result of the departures, executive VP, […]