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ITV orders Christopher Hampton drama The Singapore Grip

ITV has commissioned The Singapore Grip, a drama that will be adapted by Atonement screenwriter Christopher Hampton from J.G. Farrell’s classic novel. The six-part series is an epic tale set in World War II, which centres on a British family living in Singapore at the time of the Japanese invasion. The series will be executive […]

Amazon bags ITV drama as US original

Amazon Prime Video has acquired exclusive US rights to ITV drama Fearless. All six episodes of the Mammoth Screen-produced show will debut on the SVOD platform on Friday, October 27. Fearless stars Helen McCrory (Peaky Blinders) as a ballsy human rights lawyer attempting to prove the innocence of a convicted child killer, and the web […]

BBC One makes Three drama order

UK channel BBC One has commissioned a pair of dramas, one based on a trilogy of Sarah Lotz books called The Three. The other is an original script titled The Serpent, and comes from Ripper Street’s Richard Warlow. The Three follows a mystery that begins after three children miraculously survive four plane crashes, with a […]

ITV buys Line of Duty prodco

UK broadcaster ITV has acquired Line of Duty producer World Productions. World CEO Roger Charteris is stepping down as a result, with creative director Simon Heath the new chief exec and managing director Roderick Seligman continuing to oversee day-to-day management. ITV will take rights to all new World-produced series going forwards. Significantly, Content Television will […]

Victoria reigns in Europe, Israel

ITV period drama Victoria has found new homes in Italy, Russia and Israel. The Mammoth Screen-produced series is going to satellite broadcaster Yes in Israel, free TV network Mediaset in Italy and Russian VOD service IVI. In Italy, the show recently launched on La Effe a pay channel owned by the Feltrinelli Group distributed on […]

ITV orders Desire drama

ITV has greenit Desire, a new drama series from UK prodco Mammoth Screen. The series will follow a woman recovering from a messy divorce who then falls for the wrong man. It is being written by Jeremy Brock, the co-creator of long-running UK medical drama Casualty. ITV Studios Global Entertainment will sell the series internationally. […]

ITV Choice crowns Victoria as UK debut scores

An international ITV network has acquired new period drama Victoria after its debut episode became the most-watched new drama of the year in the UK. ITV Choice has acquired the Asian and Middle Eastern rights from cousin ITV Studios Global Entertainment. This comes after ITV debuted Victoria on Sunday, August 28 and took 5.7 million […]

BBC lines up young adult sci-fi adaptation

BBC One is lining up an adaptation of young adult novel book series Noughts and Crosses, it emerge here in Scotland yesterday at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. Levi David Addai will create the TV series, which will be based on Malorie Blacman’s books about a dystopian alternate history in which Earth’s land mass never […]

BBC One adds seven Agatha Christie dramas

UK broadcaster BBC One has kicked off the Edinburgh International Television Festival with an agreement to broadcast seven new Agatha Christie-inspired dramas over the next four years. The deal with is Agatha Christie Productions, whose production wing will wotk with ITV Studios-owned Mammoth Screen on the adaptations. The first Christie novel to be adapted will […]

ITV orders daytime quiz, Fearless drama

UK broadcaster ITV has ordered a 20x60mins daytime quiz show from Endemol Shine Group prodco Initial, and a 6x60mins political drama from a Homeland producer. The quiz format is based around a perceived British obsession with top ten lists. Teams of five players aim to move up a money ladders by finding top ten answers […]

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