Harlots


ITV Studios extends interest in Monumental to take majority stake

ITV Studios (ITVS) has increased its interest in UK-based Monumental Television to take a controlling stake in the Harlots producer. ITVS, which had held a 26% stake, now owns a 51% majority in the UK production company, with the Alison Owen and Debra Hayward-founded firm now set to become more integrated within the UK commercial […]

Harlots finds UK home on Starzplay

Lionsgate’s Starzplay SVOD has swooped in to air Hulu drama Harlots in the UK. The 8 x 60-minute second series of the Monumental Television-produced period drama, which is distributed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment, is to debut on the SVOD, which is available via Amazon Channels and Virgin Media. The new series will launch on […]

Viasat World’s Epic Drama heads to Bulgaria

Viasat World’s Epic Drama channel is to launch in Bulgaria via telco Vivacom. The channel will be made available on Vivacom TV, where it will reach around 450,000 users. Epic Drama’s SVOD catalogue will also be available to subscribers by the end of the year. Epic Drama will join Viasat World’s other channels – TV1000, […]

Returning miniseries

Distributors will tell you that if they could have one drama production in their portfolio it would be an evergreen returning franchise that rakes in the cash year after year. But this doesn’t alter the fact that TV movies, minis and limited runs are also regarded as valuable assets and are increasingly getting recommissioned as […]