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DRG teams with Woodcut Media for premium unscripted

Kate Beal’s Woodcut Media is teaming with distributor DRG and consultancy group The Development Partnership (TDP) on a premium unscripted pact. Under the deal, Woodcut and TDP – the production arm of UK talent agency The Artists Partnership – will jointly develop and produce a range of unscripted, talent-led content for the global market, to […]

Endemol Shine India to adapt The Farm

Endemol Shine India has signed a deal with DRG to remake international format The Farm locally. While The Farm has been sold to over 50 territories, this would be the first adaptation in Asia. The format is a daily competitive reality show that sees six men and six women living together as farmers, growing their own food […]

NENT Norway names its Pay TV head as new CEO

Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) Norway has appointed its Pay TV head Vegard Klubbenes Drogseth as its new CEO, replacing Morten Aass. Aass served as CEO of NENT Group Norway since 2017 and has decided to take on a new role as group-wide advisor on strategic content projects to Anders Jensen, NENT Group president and […]

Fox departs DRG as NENT’s Mogensen steps up

DRG is to replace its founder and chairman Jeremy Fox with Morten Mogensen from NENT Studios, while also appointing Richard Halliwell (pictured) as the CEO for its own Atrium TV The appointments follow the decision by Fox, DRG founder and chairman and Atrium TV CEO, to move on to new projects after completing his earn-out. […]

TBI Weekly: Will Facebook Watch make an impact?

This week, there has been a lot of buzz around the global rollout of Facebook Watch, but it has been accompanied by cynicism over the potential of its success. Although Facebook execs were keen to explain how well the service has performed in the US, its beta testing territory, so far many have been quick […]

DRG hires sales manager from All3Media

DRG has hired All3Media International’s Lucy Roberts as senior sales manager. Roberts will be senior sales manager for CEE and French speaking territories. She will report to DRG’s executive VP of sales Elin Thomas. The new exec will also be working closely with Adam Barth, whose recent promotion to senior VP of EMEA, has seen […]

Royal shows deliver for DRG

DRG has capitalized on the resurgence in royal interest during 2018 and announced three new deals for its regal shows. In a year with two royal weddings and the birth of a prince, DRG says it has sold three new shows to international broadcasters keen to get in on the action. The three 60m shows […]

DRG makes first commission with Manson doc

DRG has made its first ever commission, Manson’s Bloodline, a documentary series produced by MY Entertainment and picked up by Reelz and Viaplay. Manson’s Bloodline tells the story of Charles Manson’s grandson, Jason Freeman, and his coming to terms with his notorious grandfather. It’s set to premiere late summer 2018, ahead of the 50th anniversary […]

DRG appoints Khanom and Kanne-Behrendsen to key roles

Jess Khanom (pictured) has joined distributor DRG as SVP, responsible for placing content and developing relationships across Asia Pacific. At the same time, Mette Kanne-Behrendsen returns as SVP factual acquisitions, after previously acting as maternity cover in 2017. Khanom has held senior sales positions at companies such as Warner Bros International TV Production and Fox. […]

eOne nabs DRG exec for acquisitions

Entertainment One (eOne) has named DRG’s Kate Cundall as vice president of acquisitions. Cundall will be based in the company’s London office and report to Noel Hedges, executive vice president of acquisitions. She will be a central part of the acquisitions department working across scripted and non-scripted programming. Before joining eOne, Cundall was senior VP […]

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