DRG and Daro share spoils of Swindle deal

DRG and Daro Film Distribution have jointly acquired distribution rights to The Great Mint Swindle and will launch the Australian TV movie at MIPCOM. It is produced by FremantleMedia-backed Cordell Jigsaw & Zinc Finger for the free-to-air Nine Network. The TV movie tells the story of the country’s biggest ever gold heist and the subsequent […]

Jeremy Fox out as DRG appoints new boss

Jeremy Fox is leaving as boss of DRG and the UK-based distributor has upped Jonathan Jackson from COO to group managing director. Anmar Kawash, formerly Chief Operating Officer at STV, will become Chairman of DRG. Jackson has been at DRG for five years and the company said that he will focus on growing its “digital […]

DRG taking female wrestling to Cannes

Female wrestling troupe WOW-Women Of Wrestling will be making their way around the world after international distributor DRG struck a deal to sell a series based on their exploits. The distributor struck a deal with Jeanie Buss, an executive at the Los Angeles Lakers and partner in the wrestling promotion. DRG will sell the original […]

Discovery orders Never Ever Do This At Home format

Discovery channel Canada has ordered a local version of Norwegian broadcaster NRK’s factual entertainment show Never Ever Do This At Home. The format is sold internationally by DRG and was picked up in Canada by indie producer Insight, which then inked the deal with Discovery. Insight, which makes shows including the Canadian version of the […]

DRG wins back Underbelly rights

DRG has picked up international rights to the latest two seasons of popular Australian crime drama Underbelly. The distributor sold the first three seasons of the scripted series before ITV Studios stepped in and took the rights to the fourth season, Underbelly: Razor. DRG will now sell Underbelly 5: Badness and Underbelly 6: Squizzy. The […]

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