Curve Media

Paramount+ announces factual originals ahead of UK & Ireland launch

Paramount+ has commissioned a slate of new UK original factual productions ahead of its launch in the UK and Ireland tomorrow. The news follows the streamer’s pledge to order 150 international originals by 2025, and its unveiling of a multi-genre slate of seven new originals yesterday. These latest new factual titles include Hot Yachts, a […]

Rocket Rights takes sales rights to Curve’s ‘Geordie Hospital’

UK-based Curve Media has appointed Rocket Rights to handle worldwide distribution for Channel 4 series Geordie Hospital, which is being launched this week as part of London Screenings week. Rocket Rights will represent the series internationally for TV sales, alongside sister company Rights Booster, headed by Mark Benmore, which will focus on VOD opportunities. The […]

Raft of recommissions for Discovery’s Quest

Discovery has ordered new series for three of the signature fact-ent shows on its UK free-to-air channel Quest. The channel has ordered new seasons of Salvage Hunters (pictured), Supertruckers and Combat Dealers. Salvage Hunters (pictured) will be heading into its tenth season with the new 15x60mins run. The Curve Media-produced series, in which Drew Pritchard […]

BBC buys into UK indie

BBC Worldwide has bought a 25% stake in Curve Media, the UK indie set up last year by former Cineflix execs Camilla Lewis and Rob Carey. Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, provided start-up funding to Curve and has a first-look deal with the fledgling indie, an agreement that gave it first refusal […]

Cineflix execs launch new indie Curve Media

Camilla Lewis and Rob Carey (pictured), Cineflix’s former creative director and UK productions boss, have struck a management buy-out deal with Cineflix and started their own indie producer, Curve Media. The new prodco has launched with two commissions, Going For A Drive with Richard Wilson for ITV1 in the UK and My Strange Pregnancy for […]