Ken Burns

Ken Burns cancer series finds buyers

Four channels have taken on a PBS documentary series from filmmaker Ken Burns about cancer. PBS International has presold Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies to Globosat in Brazil, DirecTV in Latin America, YLE in Finland and TVI in Portugal. Billed as “the comprehensive story of cancer”, the doc series is based on a Pulitzer […]

PBS UK picks up raft of docs for Autumn schedule

The UK version of US public broadcasting service PBS has acquired a raft of docs for its Autumn grid. PBS America, which is a pay TV channel in the UK, has acquired almost 90 hours of new programming in all. From PBSi, the distribution arm of parent broadcaster PBS, the UK channel has taken shows […]