Endor Productions


ORF and ZDF take a second stab at ‘Vienna Blood’

Broadcasters ORF in Austria and ZDF in Germany have ordered a second season crime of drama Vienna Blood. The series is produced by Red Arrow Studios-owned UK-based Endor Productions and Austria’s MR Film and based on the best-selling Liebermann novels by Frank Tallis. It is distributed globally by Red Arrow Studios International. Three new 90-minute […]

Red Arrow Studios extends deal with Endor MD Hilary Bevan Jones

ProSieben-owned Red Arrow Studios has struck a multi-year contract extension with Hilary Bevan Jones, founder and MD of its UK-based drama outfit Endor Productions. Endor, which became part of Red Arrow Studios in 2012, is behind Vienna Blood for Germany’s ORF and ZDF – and acquired by the UK’s BBC and PBS in the US […]

Red Arrow’s Endor appoints Fox Networks exec as creative director

Deep State outfit Endor Productions has appointed former Fox Networks Group (FNG) exec Sara Johnson as its creative director. Johnson, who was previously VP of scripted at FNG in Europe & Africa, will oversee creative for the Red Arrow Studios-owned UK producer, which is led by MD Hilary Bevan Jones. She will work across the […]

Exclusive: All3Media’s deal for Red Arrow Studios back on

All3Media’s pursuit to acquire Red Arrow Studios is understood to be back on course after ProSiebenSat.1 paused the sales process of its global production and distribution division late last year. The German company triggered a strategic review of Red Arrow in September, prompting a number of companies including Sony Pictures Television, AMC and All3 to […]

BBC One commissions Endor for Parkinson’s drama ‘But When We Dance’

BBC One has commissioned Red Arrow’s Endor Productions for one-off drama But When We Dance. The feature-length production (1 x 90 minutes), produced with Clearwood Films, centres on Tony and Emma, who first meet at an English National Ballet class for people with Parkinson’s. The drama has been commissioned as part of a three-prong strategy […]

Epix among nets going Deep State with Fox

MGM-owned cable channel Epix has bagged exclusive US rights to Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa’s first original drama, Deep State. The show’s distributor, Fox Networks Group Content Distribution, has also shopped the series to SBS in Australia, NBCUniversal in France, Super Channel in Canada, TVNZ in New Zealand and DR in Denmark. For Epix, […]

SVOD net replaces Starz on BBC drama

Subscription video-on-demand service Acorn TV has replaced Starz as US coproduction on the upcoming BBC drama Close to the Enemy. Starz had been attached as the Stephen Poliakoff show’s American home, but it will now debut in November or December as an Acorn-branded original. Development arm Acorn Media Enterprises the official copro partner, with BBC […]

Starz boards BBC Two Poliakoff drama

US premium cable channel Starz has signed on as coproducer of BBC Two drama Close to the Enemy, which comes from writer Stephen Poliakoff. The deal with distributor All3Media International hands Starz exclusive US premium rights to the six-part drama. Writer Poliakoff was attached to previous Starz drama Dancing on the Edge. He will write […]

NHK buys BBC One Agatha Christie drama

Japanese pubcaster NHK is one of a batch of networks to acquire BBC One period drama Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime from distributor All3Media International. NHK will launch the 6x60mins on its main terrestrial channel and follows agreements with the ABC in Australia, Sky in New Zealand, BBC Worldwide Channels for pan-Africa, TV2 in Norway, […]

BBC probes Wild Weather, orders Agatha Christie drama

UK broadcaster BBC One has ordered primetime science series called Wild Weather that’s coproduced by an Australia factual firm and an Agatha Christie-inspired drama (pictured). The 3x60mins Wild Weather with Richard Hammond promises to explore weather “in a way it’s never been done before” through major experiments and technologies. It launches in November this year, […]