History of the World


Nat Geo eyes returning drama series

National Geographic Channel production guru Tim Pastore has told MIPDoc delegates the factual network could begin to pilot drama projects, and it is looking at ordering mini- and full-length drama series. Speaking during a keynote talk yesterday, National Geographic Channel’s president of original programming and production Pastore said the ratings and social media response to Nat Geo’s […]

Russian sales first, CEE deals, for BBC Worldwide

BBC Worldwide has cut its first deal with Amedia, the fledgling Russian broadcaster dubbed ‘the Russian HBO’, TBI has learned. AMedia launched its channels and on-demand service last year, snagging an exclusive output deal with HBO and content deals with Fox, Showtime and Starz among others. It has picked up a thirty-hour package from BBC […]