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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, […]

Escape Artist emerges at Scandi channels

New David Tennant-starring BBC drama The Escape Artist has sold into Scandinavia, with a pair of channels in Norway and Sweden snapping up rights. TV2 in Norway and TV4 in Sweden have bought the 3x60mins/2x90mins thriller miniseries, which debuts on BBC One in the UK today. The show comes from writer David Wolstencroft, is produced […]

Roald Dahl series signposts Charlotte Moore’s BBC One ‘storytelling era’

A Richard Curtis adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot starring Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench is headed for UK terrestrial BBC One, a move that comes as new channel controller Charlotte Moore moves the network toward a schedule based around storytelling. Esio Trot will be a single film from Endor Productions for BBC One targeted at families, […]