Peaky Blinders

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 […]

News brief: More Atlantis, Peaky Blinders for BBC

BBC dramas Atlantis and Peaky Blinders have been given second seasons. Fantasy series Atlantis delivered UK net BBC One’s highest Saturday night drama launch since 2006 and has an averaged audience of 6.7 million, rising to 7.4 million in Live+7 figures. It comes from Urban Myth Films and is produced through BBC Cymru Wales. Period […]

Endemol scripted boss Naomi Joseph leaves company

Naomi Joseph has left her role as executive director of international scripted programming at Endemol, TBI has learned. She joined the producer and distributor in April 2010, working out of the London office and reporting to Martha Brass but has now left the company. Endemol confirmed the personnel change. There will not be a like-for-like […]