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AMC orders new reality series from Deadliest Catch team

US cable network AMC has continued its push into unscripted programming with an order for a new original series and a recommission of one of its first wave of reality series. The new show, King of Arms, is a ten-part one-hour ob-doc series set in the world of competitive arm wrestling. It has been created […]

Entertainment One to sell AMC scripted shows

Producer and distributor Entertainment One has agreed a distribution deal with AMC Networks and will sell content from the AMC and Sundance Channel internationally. The deal covers upcoming titles only. Distribution of AMC’s current roster of scripted series is tied up with, for example, Lionsgate selling Mad Men, Sony Pictures Television Breaking Bad and Endemol […]

NBC pins hopes on Wall of Fame

US broadcast network NBC has ordered an eight-episode series of Endemol USA’s new gameshow series Wall of Fame. The programme, which launched at MIPTV in April, is an hour-long comedy show in which families answer trivia questions to win cash prizes. The twist is they can win more by guessing which celebrities on the titular […]

AMC brings on Endemol to distribute unscripted series

AMC has inked a deal with Endemol, which will sell several of its unscripted shows internationally. The US cable network is best known as the home of Mad Men and The Walking Dead, but has recently been making strides in unscripted programming too. It has signed a deal with Endemol Worldwide Distribution, which will represent […]

Leopard Films USA poaches Dave Hamilton from Endemol

Leopard Films USA has recruited Dave Hamilton as its senior VP. He joins from Endemol USA and will lead the indie’s strategic operations in the US. Leopard Films USA is part of production and distribution group Argonon and Hamilton will report to the group’s CEO James Burstall. He starts in his new role on April […]