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Netflix gives The Killing another life

US streaming service Netflix has resurrected the US version of The Killing for a fourth and final season. The order is for six episodes of the crime drama, which will launch on the platform next year. Previous broadcaster AMC cancelled the show after its second season before giving it another run, but cancelled it for […]

News brief: Fox pacts with Eyeworks for scripted series

Fox Television Studios has signed a development deal with European production house Eyeworks Group in a bid to find new scripted series. FTVS has previously scored big with The Killing, which was based Scandinavian scripted format Forbrydelsen. The new pact has come about as FTVS wants to actively source the next big European scripted hit, […]

Global formats: sing and the world watches with you

TBI has teamed up with Eurodata TV Worldwide once again to uncover the most successful format of 2012. Using data from more than 71 countries, we present the shows that had viewers glued to their seats in 2012. Amandine Cassi, head of research at Médiamétrie Eurodata TV Worldwide, pores over the results and highlights the […]

Channel 4 buys French drama Rebound

Channel 4 has picked up hit French-language drama Rebound. It marks the first time in over two decades that the UK free-to-air broadcaster will have shown a subtitled drama and follows the success of non-English language offerings on BBC Four such as Forbrydelsen and Prisoners of War on Sky Arts. The eight-part French drama follows […]

Netflix’s Killing deal helps prolong the life of the series

Netflix has snagged exclusive UK and Ireland rights to the third season of the The Killing in a deal that has helped the latest series of the Forbrydelsen remake to get made. The streaming service will make episodes of the upcoming third season available to its subs in the UK and Ireland within a week […]