Hat Trick International


MIPCOM round-up: Hat Trick boosts format slate; Quintus brings factual line-up; Silverlining shares offering    

Hat Trick boosts format slate UK-based Hat Trick International has added two new entertainment formats to its MIPCOM line-up – Strangers On A Plane from Strawberry Blond for Channel 4 and Screen Grab from Beezr for BBC Scotland. Strangers On A Plane is a stripped entertainment format which sees five strangers compete to prove they can holiday better than […]

London TV Screenings sets 2023 dates, goes up against BBC Studios Showcase

London TV Screenings, the fast-growing event organised by All3Media International, Banijay Rights, Entertainment One, Fremantle and ITV Studios, is to be held over the same week as BBC Studios’ flagship market. The London screenings event’s third iteration will run from Monday, 27 February to Friday, 3 March next year, following a 2022 version that attracted more than […]

Sales Talk: Hat Trick Intl’s Sarah Tong on acronyms & ‘Ozark’s return

Buyers, hungry for new content, are making their way to the UK capital for meetings, presentations and drinks – or logging on from across the globe – all this week, as London TV Screenings gets underway tomorrow. With so many new productions being showcased, TBI has been checking in with execs from international distributors of all sizes […]

Beyond, Blue Ant, Studiocanal & Cineflix among distributors joining London TV Screenings

Studiocanal, Beyond Rights, Blue Ant International and Cineflix Rights are among a swathe of distributors to have formally joined London TV Screenings, which is set to take place early next year. The quartet join event organisers All3Media International, Banijay Rights, eOne, Fremantle and ITV Studios, which earlier this month confirmed that next year’s London-based event […]

TBI Weekly: How format risk & reward is changing

‘Iconic’ format reboots have become a regular event over recent months but as Tim Dams discovers, the risk threshold is changing as broadcasters and streamers employ new strategies to get fresh IP onto screens Broadcasters have long focused their spend and schedules on formats with a proven track record, a trend that has only cemented itself over […]

BBC extends Northern Irish drama ‘Bloodlands’ into second season

The BBC has extended crime drama Bloodlands, following the Jed Mercurio-produced show’s first season finale in the UK yesterday. The second season will again come from writer Chris Brandon and is being exec produced by Line Of Duty’s Mercurio, with his recently launched firm Hat Trick Mercurio (HTM) Television attached to produce. The show is set in […]

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