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DRG strikes first deal with BritBox

Distributor DRG has struck a deal with BritBox covering a package of British drama and comedy titles. The new ITV and BBC-owned streaming service has acquired three series of award-winning comedy Detectorists (19×30-mins), which is available to view now. Later this week, on 23rd January, BritBox will premiere Synchronicity Films drama The Cry (4×60-mins), starring […]

SBS, NRK among first buyers of DRG’s ‘My Grandparents’ War’

DRG has unveiled the first international sales for Channel 4 documentary series My Grandparents’ War. Australia’s SBS has acquired the 4 x 60 minute series produced by Wild Pictures, which has also been picked up NRK in Norway and RTHK in Hong Kong. In each episode, leading actors re-trace the footsteps of their grandparents in […]

Exclusive: Drama club Atrium TV scraps ‘One Giant Leap’, sees major gear shift

DRG’s drama commissioning club Atrium TV has undergone a major gear shift in the face of financing challenges from its telco and OTT membership.  TBI understands that the innovative venture, which was first launched at MIPTV in 2017 and gave members the ability to “play or pass” on a range of dramas, has come up […]

NENT Group appoints DRG’s Halliwell as MD of UK studios operation

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has appointed DRG boss Richard Halliwell as MD of the newly formed NENT Studios UK. Halliwell will report into Jakob Mejlhede Andersen, CEO of NENT Studios UK, which constitutes the UK operations of the Nordic business. Halliwell will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of NENT Studios UK, focusing on […]

A+E Networks takes ‘Don’t Tell The Bride’ to South Africa

A+E Networks in South Africa has acquired rights to produce a local version of DRG’s long-running relationship format Don’t Tell The Bride. The show is in development and is expected to air on A+E’s Lifetime network, which earlier this year picked up four recent seasons of the UK version. The format deal follows earlier remakes […]

Globo adds ‘The Cry,’ ‘The Inner Circle’ as part of DRG drama deal

Brazilian broadcast giant Globo has picked up Jenna Coleman-starring drama The Cry and Swedish political thriller The Inner Circle as part of a five-show deal with distributor DRG. The series will become available on Globo’s SVOD service Globoplay later this year and are joined by drama Melk, as well as factual series North Korea – […]

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