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FX and Hulu partner with New York Times for new doc from ‘The Weekly’ team

US network FX and Disney-owned streaming service Hulu have partnered with The New York Times for a new 10-part documentary series featuring reports from journalists at the newspaper. The New York Times Presents is being described as a follow-up to The Weekly, the previous collaboration between FX and the paper. It comes from the same […]

Exclusive: All3Media’s deal for Red Arrow Studios back on

All3Media’s pursuit to acquire Red Arrow Studios is understood to be back on course after ProSiebenSat.1 paused the sales process of its global production and distribution division late last year. The German company triggered a strategic review of Red Arrow in September, prompting a number of companies including Sony Pictures Television, AMC and All3 to […]

Epix prepares docuseries based on ‘Slow Burn’ podcast about Watergate

US cabler Epix is preparing to air a six-episode docuseries based on hit podcast Slow Burn, which explores the Watergate crisis. The show, which will also be known as Slow Burn, expands on the podcast’s first season and follows Leon Neyfakh’s investigation into the Watergate crisis, exploring the subplots and forgotten characters involved in the […]

History boards Air Force One doc exploring 9/11

US cablenet History is preparing to air a new two-hour documentary that takes viewers aboard Air Force One during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. 9/11: Inside Air Force One features interviews with then president George W. Bush, vice president Dick Cheney, chief of staff Andy Card and the pilot of Air Force One […]

A&E greenlights ‘Biography’ doc specials on Farrah Fawcett, JFK Jr.

A&E has greenlit documentary specials for its rebooted ‘Biography’ banner on Farrah Fawcett and John F. Kennedy Jr. (pictured, left) from A+E Originals and Red Arrow’s Left/Right, respectively.  The two-hour-long specials mark the anniversaries of Fawcett and Kennedy’s deaths and include new footage and exclusive interviews with those who were close to them. Biography: Farrah […]

Show of the Week: The Weekly

Distributor: Red Arrow Studios International Producer: The New York Times, Left/Right Broadcaster: FX, Hulu (US) Logline: The first narrative news TV series from The Gray Lady The New York Times is looking to build on the success of its popular podcast The Daily with a 30-part doc series that goes beyond the headlines and into […]

A&E Network unveils launch date for David Cassidy doc

A&E Network is to premiere its original ‘Biography’ documentary special David Cassidy: The Last Session on June 11 at 9pm ET/PT. Produced by Left/Right, a Red Arrow Studios company, the film chronicles the last few months before the pop icon’s death when he went back into the recording studio for the last time. During this […]

All3Media, Red Arrow prodcos land Bravo commissions

Red Arrow-backed Left/Right and All3Media’s Lime Productions have both scored commissions from US cable net Bravo. Lime will make Relative Success with Tabatha, in which celebrity hairdresser Tabatha Coffey will go into struggling family businesses and untangles to personal and profession issues holding it back. Coffey was on Bravo show Shear Genius before getting her […]

History unearths 9/11 flag, plans special

US cable net History has helped recover an iconic missing flag that was seen as a symbol of hope in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks. The A+E cable channel first told the story of the flag in a 2014 episode of its Brad Meltzer’s Lost History series. After the transmission of that […]

TCAs: TBS gets first primetime toon

US basic cable network TBS has ordered its first primetime animated series. Tarantula, from Carson Mell (Silicon Valley) and Rough House Pictures, will be a half-hour comedy about the residents of the Tierra Chula Resident Hotel, and centres on an uncertified tattoo artist who delivers absurd yet introspective monologues. Rough House will coproduce with Turner-owned […]