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WarnerMedia’s HBO Max acquires UK crime drama from All3Media

Soon-to-launch streamer HBO Max is among buyers of upcoming UK factual drama White House Farm. The show is being produced by New Pictures in association with All3Media International, which is distributing globally, after ITV commissioned the series in the UK. The six-part drama centres on an infamous true crime story about the murder of three […]

All3 backs drama label Witchery Pictures

All3Media is set to invest in drama label Witchery Pictures, which was recently launched by Red Planet Pictures Siobhan Finnigan and Judith King. The outfit is also co-owned by New Pictures, with its CEO Charlie Pattinson taking some responsibility for Witchery shows in their early years. Witchery’s first project is a rom-com musical set in […]

Netflix orders supernatural UK original

Netflix has ordered a supernatural-themed original drama produced by UK-based New Pictures, TBI can reveal. The eight-episode series will be led by All3Media-backed New Pictures’ founders Charlie Pattinson, Elaine Pyke and Willow Grylls. Creators of the series are Hania Elkington (The North London Book of the Dead) and Simon Duric (The Crown, Black Mirror). The […]

All3Media buys Fleabag producer

All3Media has bought Two Brothers Pictures, the UK prodco that makes buzzy BBC comedy Fleabag. London-based Two Brothers was set up in 2014 by Harry and Jack Williams. The pair had already worked with All3 when they wrote the popular BBC drama series The Missing, which Two Brothers made for BBC with New Pictures, which […]

All3 buys Indian Summers producer

All3Media has acquired New Pictures, the UK indie behind Channel 4 ratings hit Indian Summers (pictured). The move bolsters All3’s drama assets, which currently include Midsomer Murders prodco Bentley Productions, Neal Street Productions (Ripper Street) and Company Pictures (Skins, Shameless). Former Company boss Charlie Pattinson created New Pictures with Claine Pyke, Willow Grylls and Richard […]

Sky goes Missing in Germany

Sky Deutschland has acquired UK kidnap drama The Missing. The eight-part show debuted on the BBC in the UK and is distributed internationally by All3Media. Sky Deutschland will run the series on its Sky Atlantic channel. The series, which follows a desperate father’s attempts to find his son who went missing on family holiday years […]

Channel 4, PBS plan more Indian Summers

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a second season of period drama Indian Summers. The show, which comes from New Pictures and is a coproduction with PBS in the US, will return for a 10-part second run next year after its recent launch became C4’s biggest drama debut in two decades. Again set in India […]

BBC, Starz find The Missing for a second season

The BBC and Starz have jointly ordered a second season of hit drama The Missing. The first season of the heavily serialised drama has performed well for UK pubcaster the BBC and US premium cable net Starz. It tells the story of a father desperately searching for his son, year after he goes missing while […]

Starz to launch new drama on-demand ahead of linear

US premium cabler Starz will launch episodes of its new drama series The Missing on its TV Everywhere service ahead of its linear channel. Episodes of the drama, a coproduction between Starz, UK pubcaster the BBC and UK prodco New Pictures, will roll out on Starz Play a week ahead of the regular Starz channel. […]

TF1 buys UK drama The Missing

France’s leading commercial broadcaster TF1 has prebought The Missing, the upcoming UK drama about a father searching for his kidnapped son. The series is the first from ex-Company Pictures boss Charlie Pattinson’s New Pictures (pictured). The production company is backed by All3Media and its international arm is selling the show internationally. The BBC will air […]