Prime Suspect


ITV sets dramas with Nye, Bridge writer

UK broadcaster ITV has commissioned a crime series from the screenwriter behind The Bridge, a drama from Men Behaving Badly writer Simon Nye, a prequel to Prime Suspect. Hans Rosenfeldt script for Marcella has given the greenlight, with Cineflix Media-backed Buccaneer Media attached. It is being billed as “Scandinavian noir on the streets of Britain”. […]

ITV shows set for Wuaki’s UK service

UK VOD website Wuaki.tv has closed a deal for hundreds of hours of programming from broadcaster ITV. The catalogue TV and movie deal hands the Rakuten-owned site shows such as The Royle Family, Cold Feet, Lewis, Law and Order (pictured), Prime Suspect, Endeavour, Lemon La Vida Loca and Titanic, which ITV’s sales arm ITV Studios […]

International Studios: Drama Studies

For a week in May the attention of the TV world is focused on Hollywood studios as they present their new shows to international buyers at the LA Screenings. While the acquisitions folk are spending time – and money – with the Majors, an increasing amount of high-end drama is coming out of the LA […]

Tesco’s TV service inks ITV deal

Clubcard TV has picked up a raft of classic ITV drama series and cooking shows. Clubcard TV is the free OTT service for UK retailer Tesco’s 16 million loyalty card holders and is run by the people behind Blinkbox, the electronic sell-through service that Tesco bought in 2011. It has inked a deal with ITV […]