DRG acquires sci-fi The White Wall

DRG has picked up the rights to Scandi sci-fi The White Wall.  Produced by Fire Monkey and NICE Drama for Sweden’s SVT and Finland’s YLE, the 8 x 60-minute drama centers on a strange white wall that is found deep underground at the mining site of the world’s largest nuclear waste depository, leaving a project director […]

DRG & NENT Group launch unscripted co-commissioning drive

DRG and NENT Group Norway have launched a co-commissioning drive for non-scripted content. The duo will work together to define NENT’s content needs and combine their acquisitions efforts to co-finance and co-commission suitable projects. The focus will be to create “exciting, ratings-winning and long-running series” for NENT Group’s TV3 channel – along with its sister […]

DRG’s Manhunt seals raft of int’l deals

Shortly after its premiere on UK broadcaster ITV, DRG’s Martin Clunes drama Manhunt has picked up a raft of international sales which includes France 3 and Australia’s Network Seven. The mini-series, produced by Buffalo Pictures for ITV, also sold to New Zealand’s TVNZ, Norway’s NRK, Finland’s YLE, The Netherland’s NPO, Belgium’s VRT, Canal + Poland […]

Queer As Folk gets US reboot

US cable network Bravo is set to develop a reboot of the UK original series Queer As Folk, which first aired in 1999 on Channel 4. The original title followed three gay men living in Manchester and was created by Russell T Davies, who has been recruited as an executive producer for the reboot. Queer […]

DRG picks up int’l rights to BBC Two’s The Brigade

DRG has picked up the exclusive international finished programme and format rights for BBC Two’s cookery challenge show The Brigade. The Brigade focuses on the team’s behind the best kitchens rather than one chef alone. It is inspired by 19th century chef Auguste Escoffier and based on his experiences in the French Army. In the […]

Acorn TV teams with DRG for Martin Clunes drama Manhunt

Acorn TV, the US streaming service specialising in British television, has struck a deal with DRG to be the exclusive North and South American partner for new ITV drama Manhunt. Based on the memoirs of former London Metropolitan police detective DCI Colin Sutton, the three-part drama from Buffalo Pictures follows how the detective tenaciously pursued […]

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. […]

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