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MIPCOM Factual round-up: China’s Youku takes Karga’s Ottoman series; Discovery goes antiques hunting; UKTV’s W extends ‘The Shift’

Youku snags Karga Seven’s Ottoman series Chinese streamer Youku is among those to have acquired the first season of docudrama series Rise Of Empires: Ottoman, which was first available via Netflix. The show is produced by Red Arrow Studios-owned Karga Seven Pictures in association with LA-based STXtv, which has also struck deals with SIC in Portugal […]

ViacomCBS’ Channel 5 commissions three UK prodcos for century-spanning history series

UK broadcaster Channel 5 has commissioned three British indie prodcos – Middlechild, Raise the Roof Productions and Lambent Productions – to work together to produce a new series of feature-length historical documentaries – 1000 Years Of History. Each company will produce two 120-minute episodes for the six-part series, which will tell the stories of six […]

Blue Ant UK studio hires Nerd, Lambent execs

Blue Ant Media’s expanding UK studio, Antenna Pictures, has hired development and production chiefs from Nerd TV and Lambent Productions. The addition of Oliver Good and Isabelle Pavitt comes as Antenna secures its first commission, a 1x60mins doc for Channel 4 Education titled Just Not My Type (WT). Good is reuniting with Antenna Pics chief […]

Passion signs Quicksilver Media pact

UK-based distributor Passion has signed an agreement to sell Quicksilver Media’s documentary Clothes to Die For. The deal also comprises the latest season of Channel 4’s Unreported World current affairs series. This year, Passion also secured a representation deal with Lambent Productions, and said it has sold content to new UK channel ITV Be. Elsewhere, […]

Channel 5 delves into Secret Italy, Underground Britain

Channel 5 has ordered a raft of new factual programming, including a new series about psychopaths, a new Alex Polizzi show featuring Italy and its first drama doc. The commercial broadcaster, which is in the throes of being acquired by Viacom, has commissioned six new doc series. GroupM Entertainment, the production arm of the media […]