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ABC strikes off Doctor Blake

Australian pubcaster the ABC will end its popular medical-detective drama The Doctor Blake Mysteries with a telemovie. Development has begun on the TV film, which will act as the final instalment of the series and of the upcoming season five. Internationally, PBS in the US and BBC One in the UK are among buyers of […]

Discovery pre-buys Tsunami feature doc

Discovery Networks Western Europe has pre-bought feature documentary After the Wave, for a number of territories. The deal, brokered with UK-based financing and co-production specialist Drive, hands Discovery broadcast rights in the UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. TVF International has distribution rights elsewhere. The 1x90mins After the Wave focuses on the […]

BBC buys Oz mystery drama

UK pubcaster the BBC has acquired Australian crime drama The Doctor Blake Mysteries for its daytime programming line-up. The 10-part series first broadcast on the ABC, produced by December Media Production in association with ABC TV, Screen Australia and Film Victoria. ITV Studios Global Entertainment distributes the programme. It is set in 1959 and follows […]

VRT-Ketnet buys trio of kids’ shows

Belgian children’s channel VRT-Ketnet has acquired three series from Canadian content distributor DHX Media. The deal comprises new 52x11mins series SheZow, seasons one and two of CBC’s Monster Math Show and the 40x15mins season one of Martha Speaks. SheZow (left), which follows the life of a superhero boy, recently sold to Lagardere-owned Canal J in […]