Exclusive: BBC Studios Showcase unveils line-up

Drama Republic’s Pure (pictured) and 72 Films’ global history series Icons are among the programmes headlining next year’s BBC Studios Showcase. The annual event will mark its 43rd year and the first under the integrated BBC Studios banner. Running from 17-20 February in Liverpool, Showcase will include two in-depth drama sessions, Crime Pays and Bold Stories For Our Time. […]

Hulu bags Pure Canadian drama for US SVOD

US streaming service Hulu has acquired exclusive local streaming rights to Canadian drama Pure. The deal, a first between Hulu and distributor Cineflix Rights, will see the drama premiering exclusively on the broadcaster-backed on-demand service. Pure comes from Two East Productions and CIneflix, and was originally form Canuck pubcaster CBC, where it has become the […]