HTM Television

ITV orders Covid-19 drama from ‘Line Of Duty’ creator Jed Mercurio

UK comcaster ITV has commissioned Breathtaking, a drama series from Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio, based on NHS doctor and writer Rachel Clarke’s personal memoir written during the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic. The 3 x 60-minute series, which completed filming in Northern Ireland earlier this year, stars Joanne Froggatt as Dr Abbey […]

NPO, Cosmote & RTÉ ink pre-sales for Mercurio thriller ‘Payback’

European broadcasters NPO Netherlands, Cosmote Greece and RTÉ Ireland have struck pre-sale deals for Payback, the new crime thriller from Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television. The 6 x 60-minute crime thriller, distributed by Hat Trick International, is written by Debbie O’Malley and is set to debut on ITV1 in the UK this autumn. It follows the story […]

PBS brings ‘DI Ray’ to the US as Jed Mercurio-produced drama lands global sales

PBS in the US has picked up both seasons of DI Ray for broadcast across its stations and streaming services, among a slew of new international deals for the US crime drama. The multi-rights deal with Hat Trick International will see PBS Distribution take the 10 x 60-minute series broadcast across PBS’s 330-plus member stations […]

ITV & BritBox Int’l board crime thriller ‘Payback’ from Mercurio’s HTM Television

UK comcaster ITV has ordered Payback, a new crime thriller from Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television. BritBox International are on board as co-production partners for the six-part series and will be the exclusive home to the show in the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway. Debbie O’Malley who is known for her […]

Show of the week: Bloodlands

This gritty four-part crime thriller, set in Northern Ireland, is from emerging talent Chris Brandon – best-known for adapting Rock Creek Park for TV – and the mercurial Jed Mercurio of Line Of Duty and Bodyguard fame. The BBC One four-parter is from Hat Trick Mercurio Television (HTM Television) and stars James Nesbitt (The Missing, Cold […]

Jed Mercurio to produce ITV bomb squad thriller

Bodyguard and Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio has teamed with new writer Daniel Brierley to produce an ITV thriller about a police bomb disposal squad, starring Vicky McClure. Trigger Point is written by Brierley and produced by Mercurio’s HTM Television. Set in contemporary London, Trigger Point, is a six-part thriller series focusing on the […]