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More4 engages in The Good Fight

UK digital terrestrial More4 has acquired CBS All Access original The Good Fight. The Channel 4-owned network ran Good Fight predecessor The Good Wife to ratings success, prompting it to move for the new show, which will play in the UK in the spring. The Good Fight is set a year after the events of […]

Cineflix buys Dior, builds Lego

Cineflix Rights has snagged international rights to two UK-produced factual series, Inside Dior and A Big Lego Christmas. The deal gives Cineflix two new shows to feed into its MIPTV slate and to show buyers at its London showcase event next week. Inside Dior is a two-parter from Finestripe. It launched on the More4 service […]

Channel 4 buys JonBenét Ramsey true crime series

Channel 4 has acquired The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey, the two-part true crime event series that bowed on CBS in the US earlier this year. The 2x120mins event special is produced by Critical Content and distributed by Electus International, which struck the UK deal. The show examines the infamous case of Ramsey, the six-year-old who was […]

Channel 4, Corus Hunting Nazi Treasure

UK broadcaster Channel 4 and Corus Entertainment’s Canadian History channel have ordered Hunting Nazi Treasure, following the trail of artworks and objects looted by the Nazis at the end of World War II. In the UK it will play on Channel 4’s More4 digital net, and on the linear specialty net History in Canada. The […]

More4 wades into Heavy Water War noir

Channel 4’s UK digital network More4 has acquired The Heavy Water War, a Norwegian noir that aired to huge ratings on NRK. The six-part show, from Filmkameratene AS, the UK’s Headline Pictures and Denmark’s Sebasto Film & TV, went to More4 via Arrow Films, which has distribution rights in the UK. The series begins in […]

Pernel taking UK formats to France

French indie Pernel Media has optioned a pair of UK-originated formats and will launch them in France. It has taken local rights to the classic Catchphrase format from DRG and property dealing show Selling Houses (pictured) from Passion Distribution. Selling Houses was created by UK indie Reef Television, which made it for digital channel More […]

UK’s More4 acquires Oz’s ANZAC Girls

UK channel More4 has acquired Australia World War I miniseries ANZAC Girls from All3Media International. The show follows a group of young Australian and New Zealand female nurses in 1915 as they experience the horrors of Gallipoli’s war fields in Europe. The Screentime-produced series is currently airing on ABC in Australia. “This war-time drama, told […]

TV4 poaches E4, More4 channel manager

Swedish pay and free TV broadcaster TV4 has named Channel 4 executive Karolina Stallwood as channel head for its TV4 Film, TV4 Gold and TV4 Comedy services. Stallwood was previously channel manager of UK broadcaster Channel 4’s E4 and More4 channels, having joined from Comedy Central, where she was programme director, in 2012. She has […]

More4 orders Cooks’ Question Time

UK broadcaster Channel 4’s More4 channel has commissioned a new foodie series Cooks’ Question Time (WT). The series will be made by UK producer Twofour and fronted by Great British Bake Off’s Sue Perkins. In the series a panel of three well-known guest chefs will answer questions from a studio audience of aspiring cooks. There […]

Channel 4 pulls YouTube shows

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has taken down all of its programming from Google-owned streaming service YouTube. Users attempting to access shows such as Peep Show, Big Fat Gypsy Weddings and Gogglebox from the Channel 4, E4 and More4 YouTube pages were met with a message informing them the shows had been pulled in order to […]