Earth Touch poaches NHNZ’s Fairclough

Factual producer Earth Touch has poached NHNZ’s executive VP Phil Fairclough as managing director of its US office. Fairclough will focus on developing Earth Touch USA’s factual entertainment slate. At NHNZ, which is part of former Fox Networks Group boss David Haslingden’s production and distribution group, Fairclough was EVP, production and development. He is also […]

ITV’s Mr. Selfridge shopped to Canuck net

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has secured a batch of deals with Canadian broadcasters, including one for its retail-themed drama Mr. Selfridge. Zoomer Media-owned Vision TV has acquired the 1x90mins+9x60mins season one of Selfridge, plus the upcoming 10x60mins season two. The show stars Jeremy Piven as the American-born UK retail magnate who launched the iconic Selfridges store […]

Broadcasters flock to A+E’s Duck Dynasty

Broadcasters in Europe, Asia and North America have acquired A+E Networks’ series Duck Dynasty. The Gurney Productions-produced show has been licensed to TV3 in Denmark, TV5 in Finland, Pro4 in Hungary, Veronica in the Netherlands, Kanal 9 in Sweden, TV2 in Norway, Mediacorp in Singapore, OLN in Canada, and Ztélé in French-speaking Canada. Duck Dynasty […]