LGBTQ+ streamer OUTtv orders dating format with Tiffany Pollard

US-Canadian LGBTQ+ streamer OUTtv has commissioned Looking For A Third, an original dating competition series from the same team behind For The Love Of DILFs. The show will be hosted and executive produced by Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard and is set in a modern villa in which one gay couple and one lesbian couple will […]

LGBTQ+ streamer OUTtv commissions doc trio

US-Canadian LGBTQ+ streamer OUTtv has commissioned three new documentaries as part of its OUTspoken strand. Produced by Firestarter Productions, the 1 x 90-minute Our Gay Family explores a family with three generations of women living a gay life from their early twenties to mid-fifties. The Last American Gay Bar, produced by Kristian Day Media and […]

TBI Weekly: Seven ‘niche’ streamers that commission original content

Partnering with a major streamer to take your content worldwide can be a major ambition for many producers and distributors, but not every service that can offer your programming a home is a multi-genre behemoth chasing global domination. Global streamers are becoming increasingly open to more flexible rights deals that leave open the door for […]

LGBTQ+ streamer OUTtv commissions first South African original

OUTtv, the LGBTQ+ television and streaming service, has commissioned its first South African original series. Reality series The G-list is being produced by The Red Pill Productions and will start production this month. The show is set against the backdrop of Johannesburg and follows three of Joburg’s queer ‘Uber Influencers’ as they make their way […]

News round-up: BBC orders comedy, acquires ‘Traitors Australia’; A&E uncovers ‘Hip Hop Treasures’; OUTtv & Daddy TV ink deal

BBC orders comedy, acquires ‘Traitors Australia’ UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned comedy drama We Might Regret This, inspired by the lives and experiences of its creators Kyla Harris and Lee Getty, for BBC Two. Produced by Roughcut TV (Big Boys, People Just Do Nothing, Stath Lets Flats), the series follows Freya (Harris) a 30-something […]

What Buyers Want: Lauren Whitelaw, head of programming , OUTtv

With a flurry of markets, conferences & co-production-focused events taking place this month, Mark Layton speaks to key buyers about the shows they want and the models being used to pay for them Lauren Whitelaw, head of programming , OUTtv What’s on your commissioning wishlist at the moment? We are always looking for stories and […]

OUTtv ups the laughs with ‘Queer Comedy’ & Rosie Beaver as first UK originals

LGBTQ+ TV & streaming service OUTtv has made it first original UK commissions, with orders for unscripted interactive comedy series Rosie Runs Riot and stand-up comedy series Live At The Queer Comedy Club. Both shows will launch on OUTtv globally later this year, and simultaneously on its UK channel Froot.tv. Rosie Runs Riot is a 6 x 15-minute […]

News round-up: Fremantle to shop ‘Bardot’; Sheffield DocFest line-up: OUTtv double order

Fremantle to shop ‘Bardot’ Fremantle has acquired global distribution rights for Bardot, a documentary feature about the iconic international actress Brigitte Bardot. Offering unique and exclusive access to Bardot, the 1 x 90-minute film from Featuristic Films and Timpelpictures reveals never before seen archive footage and exclusive interviews, and is set to premiere on TF1 in […]