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Discovery buys mafia series

Discovery’s US network The Military Channel in the US has picked up crime series The Mafia’s Greatest Hits. The 10x60mins show tracks the rise and fall of the Mafia and profiles the major mobsters that shaped the crime organisation. The producers gained access to FBI recordings of mob bosses and also interviewed a range of […]

Ridley Scott Vatican drama shapes up

US cable network Showtime has added cast members to its upcoming drama series The Vatican. Kyle Chandler, who’s TV credits include Friday Night Lights and big-screen work includes Argo and Zero Dark Thirty, will be the lead in the upcoming pilot. Ridley Scott will direct, the first time he has done so for television. Chandler […]