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Show of the Week: Kid Sister

New Zealand comedy drama following Lulu, a young Kiwi woman in her prime, but in the Jewish world she is careening towards ‘spinsterhood’. Now on the verge of 30, Lulu’s parent’s attempts at pushing her off the shelf into the arms of a ‘Nice Jewish Boy’ leave her clinging on for dear life. Matters are […]

Show of the Week: Love For The Ages

Marriages are put to the ultimate test in this new relationship format meets social experiment, as three middle-aged couples swap their spouses for partners 20 years younger. “We love being able to develop formats based on topics that are in the zeitgeist,” reveals Katie Griffin, EVP & head of development at the show’s producer Kinetic […]

London TV Screenings sets 2023 dates, goes up against BBC Studios Showcase

London TV Screenings, the fast-growing event organised by All3Media International, Banijay Rights, Entertainment One, Fremantle and ITV Studios, is to be held over the same week as BBC Studios’ flagship market. The London screenings event’s third iteration will run from Monday, 27 February to Friday, 3 March next year, following a 2022 version that attracted more than […]

News round-up: BBC Scotland doc tackles ‘Ice Cream Wars’; S4C awards Welsh ‘Gogglebox’ tender; RASI acquires ‘Kid Sister’ & ‘Summer Love’ rights

BBC Scotland doc tackles ‘Ice Cream Wars’ BBC Scotland has commissioned indie Two Rivers Media to produce a series about a vicious gang war that tore through the tough housing estates of Glasgow in the early 1980s. The Ice Cream Wars (2 x 60-minutes) will use archive, first-hand testimony and high-end dramatic reconstruction to tell […]

SBS & Paramount+ dramas secure $8m Screen Australia funding

A Sydney-based drama for Paramount+ and the first 8 x 30 drama from SBS Scripted Originals are among nine projects receiving A$12m ($8m) in funding from Screen Australia. North Shore is a six-part crime thriller for Paramount+ that has been created by Mike Bullen (Cold Feet) and directed by Gregor Jordan (Two Hands), with writing from Marcia Gardner (The […]

Red Arrow Studios Int’l poaches Keshet sales VP for English-speaking markets

Red Arrow Studios International has appointed former Keshet International exec Rose Hughes as VP of sales for the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Based in London, Hughes will be responsible for leading Red Arrow’s sales activities in the English-speaking territories and will also work closely with Red Arrow’s scripted and unscripted acquisitions teams. […]

Red Arrow Studios Int’l takes global rights to CBC’s ‘Plan B’ remake

German distributor Red Arrow Studios International has acquired global distribution rights to the upcoming English-language remake of French-Canadian anthology drama Plan B. Produced by KOTV for CBC in Canada, the series will star Patrick J Adams (Suits) and Karine Vanasse (Cardinal, Pan Am) and is based on the French-language series of the same name, which […]

Slew of local options for RASI formats ‘Beat The Channel’ & ‘Stealing The Show!’

Tin Can in the Netherlands and Bandicoot in the UK have both acquired the rights to produce local adaptations of entertainment format Stealing The Show!, while Boxfish in Spain, ITV France in France and July August Productions in Israel have all optioned Beat The Channel. Both formats were originally produced by Florida Entertainment for ProSieben […]

Show of the Week: Plan B

This intimate psychological drama explores what happens when you have the power to return to the past to change your future – and the untold consequences that might emerge. Each season follows the story of an individual who employs the services of a mysterious agency called Plan B, exploring how each character alters the course of events […]

Show of the Week: The Friedmanns

This moving eight-part drama starts off where some shows might end, resulting in a unique, authentic and emotional series that explores how a family recovers after suffering tragedy and grief. The Friedmanns, from Redseven Entertainment, tracks what happens when Mischko Friedmann loses Emma, the love of his life and the mother of his three children, Maya, […]

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