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Sales round-up: A+E takes ‘Spouse On Strike’; Global Agency takes Japanese cookery show global; Banijay welcomes ‘Charlie and Lola’

A+E takes Spouse On Strike A+E Networks has acquired international distribution rights to Spouse On Strike (aka Wife On Strike). The factual entertainment format is from Proper Content and is beign produced for Paramount’s Channel 5 in the UK. It explores modern domestic life, with A+E selling the completed six-episode series and format rights worldwide. […]

UK’s Channel 5 orders anorexia doc from Proper Content

Paramount-owned UK comcaster Channel 5 has ordered Anorexic (working title), a documentary exploring the stories of three young women who have the eating disorder. Produced by Proper Content, the 1 x 90-minute documentary reveals the day to day struggles of young women with acute anorexia.  With the condition affecting every area of their existence, this […]

Exclusive: Banijay Rights extends first-look deal with UK factual firm Proper Content

Banijay Rights has extended its first-look development deal with UK factual specialist Proper Content for a further two years. Under the new agreement, the two companies will continue to develop and produce series for the UK and international markets, building on the arrangement first inked at the Indielab Accelerator in 2019. The announcement comes as […]

UK’s Channel 5 explores universe & married life in doc-heavy slate

Paramount-owned UK broadcaster Channel 5 has unveiled a slate of upcoming new commissions and returning shows across scripted and unscripted, launching in the coming year. Announced by CCO Ben Frow at the Channel 5 Upfront in London on Wednesday evening, the factual titles include the 3 x 60-minute Tim Peake: Secrets of Our Universe, from […]

Banijay Rights gets first look at Proper Content

Banijay Rights has signed a first-look, multi-year development deal with UK factual specialist Proper Content, which has a raft of projects in the works with broadcasters. The agreement will see Proper Content developing and producing series for the UK and international markets with the distribution arm of Banijay Group, with three factual shows in the […]

Rockerdale Studios, Chalkboard among Indielab Accelerator prodcos

Business accelerator Indielab has unveiled the 16 UK prodcos taking part in its 2019 programme. Chalkboard TV, Afro-Mic Productions and Rockerdale Studios are among the businesses selected for their creative excellence and potential. The full list of participants includes Air TV, Appeal TV, Chatterbox Media, Curious Films, Loud Minds, Mam Tor Productions, Marble Films, Minnow […]