Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down Five to Go

Gold originals on UKTV’s £125m list

Five original scripted series for thematic UK network Gold will make up part of multichannel operator UKTV’s £125 million (US$196 million) programming budget in 2015. This is part of what UKTV is billing as “an unprecedented original scripted commissioning push” for Gold, which is known primarily as a ‘best of British’ channel. Director of commissioning […]

Canada’s latest OTT service bags Python

Upcoming OTT service Latte has acquired a raft of Monty Python content including the film about the comedy troupe’s recent reunion gig in London. The internet service from telco and broadcaster Bell, which has yet to be given a commercial name and is known simply as ‘Project Latte’, has acquired the content from UK distributor […]

AMC/Sundance buys Python reunion live show, Rectify

AMC/Sundance Channel Global has acquired the upcoming Monty Python reunion show, and exclusive rights to season two of drama series Rectify. The 1x120mins Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go has been picked up from Eagle Rock Entertainment. It will go out live on Sundance-branded channels in Latin America, the Middle East and […]