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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 – […]

Movistar, DLO/Magnolia adapt BBC format ‘No More Boys and Girls’

Spanish broadcaster Movistar has ordered a local version of BBC format No More Boys and Girls, which explores the roots of inequality between men and women. Ni Superhéroes Ni Princesas, which will be produced by Movistar+ and Banijay Group-owned Dlo/Magnolia, questions whether the way we treat boys and girls in childhood lies behind the failure […]

DRG appoints Pilot’s Jack Watson for CEMA sales

DRG has bolstered its sales force with the appointment of Pilot Film and TV Productions exec Jack Watson. He joins as sales manager for Central and Eastern Europe – including Baltic territories – as well as the Middle East and Africa. Watson was previously sales manager for broadcast and inflight at Pilot Film and Television […]

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