Lost Treasure Hunters

News brief: FX orders Guillermo del Toro drama series

FX has ordered Strain, a thirteen-part original series based upon the vampire book series by Guillermo del Toro. The series will follow a doctor heading up a disease control unit as a mysterious virus breaks out, infecting people with an ancient strain of vampirism. Production starts in Toronto next month and the US cable net […]

MIPTV News: CABLEready secures pre-market deals

International distributor CABLEready has secured 170 hours of programming deals ahead of MIPTV, including deals with Discovery and BSkyB. Discovery in France has bought two season of Oddities, which comes from US producer Leftfield Pictures and follows the extraordinary science uncovered by the proprietors of Manhattan’s Obscura Antiques & Oddities. The deal comprises a total […]

Cableready goes in search of treasure

US distributor Cableready is heading to Cannes with over 320 hours of programming, the most it has ever offered. Gary Lico’s company has also struck new deals for series including Lost Treasure Hunters and The Night Patrol as well as the US rights to documentary series Struggle for Justice. Lost Treasure Hunters is a 6x1hour […]