DCD Rights & September Films to be sold to 108 Media for $6.3m

The owner of UK-based DCD Media has struck a £4.7M ($6.3m) deal to sell the company’s assets to fellow sales outfit and producer 108 Media. US- and Singapore-based 108 Media will buy DCD Rights via the UK company’s parent NBD and the deal also includes DCD Media’s Bridezillas prodco September Films, TBI understands. The assets are […]

DCD renews Open University deal

UK-based distributor DCD Rights has renewed a deal with the Open University and will continue to distribute its factual programming. The deal with the content arm of the distance-learning university gives DCD almost 250 hours of documentary content to add to its catalogue and sell internationally. Nicky Davies Williams, CEO at DCD Rights said: “The […]

CBBC orders Romanian talent format

CBBC has ordered Got What it Takes, a local version of Mom Made Me a Star, a musical talent format out of Romania. The format hails from Romania’s Media Factory and is repped by Tim Crescenti’s Small World IFT. UK kids channel CBBC has ordered a ten-episode local run. The format follows eight teenage singers […]

ITV orders Celebrity Squares reboot

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has ordered a revamped version of Celebrity Squares. The gameshow reboot will be produced by DCD Media-owned prodco September Films and GroupM Entertainment, the production arm of the media buying business GroupM. As with the original version of the show, the new Celebrity Squares will be based upon noughts and crosses, […]

MIPTV News: DCD plots Murder in Cannes

DCD is launching a new murder mystery series about a husband and wife team of crime scene cleaners at MIPTV. Mr & Mrs Murder is a 13x60mins series produced by FremantleMedia Australia and Bravado Productions. In Australia it is on Network Ten. It started airing on the free-to-air network in February with the launch episode […]

DCD inks output deal with US cable net Fuse

UK-based distributor DCD Rights has inked a deal with Fuse and will sell the music themed US cable network’s programming internationally. The first show covered by the deal is 10x30mins series Warped Roadies, about the crew of aUS touring indie rock festival, the Vans Warped Tour. Fuse is expanding its original music programming line-up and […]