Peaky Blinders


Netflix sets sights on more British originals

Netflix is set to ramp up its British production efforts, with co-production deals in place with the three main UK terrestrial broadcasters. Speaking at the RTS London Conference yesterday, Netflix’s chief content officer, Ted Sarandos, said that Netflix had already had global success with the UK shows it has licensed for its service and claimed […]

Netflix reveals global bingeing habits

Netflix users tend to burn through The Walking Dead and Orange is the New Black, but take their time on House of Cards and Bloodline, according to new data from the SVOD service. Netflix has revealed ‘The Binge Scale’, which it claims shows how customers in more than 190 countries consume more than 100 serialised […]

Peaky Blinders gets two-season BBC deal

The BBC has placed a new two-season order for British gangster series Peaky Blinders. The double order came amid a raft of drama commissions from the UK pubcaster, including a new season of Keshet’s The A Word and a Barbara Windsor biopic. Season three of Peaky Blinders, which is set in 1920s Birmingham, is currently […]

Endemol Shine emerging markets SVOD deal

Endemol Shine International has licensed a package of programming to Vubiquity, the technology company behind the FilmFlex service in the UK and several SVOD services in emerging markets. Vubiquity licenses content and provides a white label solution for would-be SVOD players. It has acquired several ESI titles including Peaky Blinders and The Fall for a […]

BBC orders more Peaky Blinders, Netflix gets US rights

UK public broadcaster the BBC has ordered a third season of period gangster drama Peaky Blinders. Netflix, which has acquired the previous two seasons of the UK drama, will show it on its streaming service in the US. The series is produced by Mandabach Productions and Endemol-owned Tiger Aspect. The second season has just finished […]

FilmBox buys Endemol scripted show

The FilmBox movie channels have acquired a package of drama programming from Endemol Worldwide Distribution. The package includes UK-produced period gang drama Peaky Blinders (pictured) as well as several Australian series including romantic comedy drama A Place to Call Home. Other Australian titles include Screentime-produced legal drama Janet King, which aired on the ABC, and […]

Content scores Caryn Mandabach deal

UK- and US-based Content Media Corporation has scored a first-look deal with transatlantic scripted producer Caryn Mandabach Productions. The agreement will see Content take international distribution rights for all new CMP programming going forward. Additionally, CMP execs Jamie Glazebrook in the UK and Michael Besman and Tracy Ryerson in the US will be located at […]

Cirkus brings in Blinders, Pemberley in Endemol deal

‘Best of British’ on-demand service Cirkus has acquired BBC dramas Peaky Blinders (pictured) and Death Comes to Pemberley as part of a wide-ranging output deal with Endemol. The agreement gives Cirkus access to Endemol’s drama, comedy and entertainment shows and includes the upcoming BBC World War I drama The Ark, plus library shows such as Prisoner’s […]

Endemol’s Blinders in Chinese VOD drama deal

China’s dominant VOD platform Youku Tudou has acquired rights to Endemol-sold dramas including BBC Two drama Peaky Blinders. Endemol sales house Endemol Worldwide Distribution has secured agreement with Trade Lead Investments to send Peaky Blinders, Continuum seasons one and two and Black Mirror seasons one and two to the youku.com, youku.net and tudou.com platforms. Period […]

Weinstein picks up SVOD rights to Peaky Blinders

The Weinstein Company has taken US subscription video-on-demand rights to British drama series Peaky Blinders. The deal covers the first season of the Steven Knight (Eastern Promises) period crime drama, which stars Cillian Murphy and aired on the BBC in the UK. The BBC has ordered a second series and the US SVOD deal covers […]