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UK’s ITVX & Nine in Oz among buyers of ‘The Case Against Cosby’

Soon-to-launch UK streamer ITVX and Nine Network in Australia are among buyers of a two-part documentary exploring the life of Bill Cosby. The Case Against Cosby is produced by Prospero Pictures in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Rive Gauche. It claims to reveal new truths through exclusive access to the long-time survivors of […]

Peacock summons ‘Dead Day’ from ‘The Vampire Diaries’ creators

NBCUniversal streamer Peacock has commissioned an adaptation of the AfterShock supernatural drama comic-book series Dead Day, from The Vampire Diaries creators Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson. Produced by Universal Television and AfterShock Media, the show is based on the comics created by Ryan Parrott, following an ensemble of characters as they navigate the annual “dead […]

News round-up: FilmRise strikes FAST deal for ‘Kim’s Convenience’; Rive Gauche takes Cosby doc global

FilmRise strikes FAST deal for ‘Kim’s Convenience’ US-based TV and film studio and streaming network FilmRise has acquired multi-territory FAST ad-supported digital linear rights to Canadian comedy series Kim’s Convenience. The deal struck with Thunderbird Entertainment gives FilmRise rights to all five seasons of the series, which it will show across its existing FAST channels […]

Unscripted round-up: Rocket takes ‘Essex Lorry Killers’ doc; Protagonist crowned ‘The Kings’ distributor; Channel 4 heads for Beverly Hills

Rocket takes ‘Essex Lorry Killers’ doc Rocket Rights has acquired international distribution rights to one-off British documentary Hunting The Essex Lorry Killers. Produced by UK-based Expectation for BBC Two, the film tracks the investigation into the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants who suffocated in the back of a lorry in October 2019 whilst being trafficked […]

Rive Gauche hires Blackpills, eOne alums for film & TV operation

LA-based Rive Gauche is expanding its team with two new hires, taking on David Sigurani as EVP of film & TV, and Max Zupanovic as director of development for domestic film & TV. Sigurani previously served as SVP at Blackpills in Europe and VP of development overseeing Turner’s Super Deluxe Studio. His executive producer credits […]

AfterShock Media taps Carrie Stein & Wynn Wygal for new film & TV division

The newly formed AfterShock Media has made a sweep of new senior hires and promotions following its recent merger. The company was created following the union of Homicide Hunter distributor Rive Gauche and AfterShock Comics, the publishing company behind series such as Animosity and A Walk Through Hell, just over a week ago. Rive Gauche will use its global […]

Rive Gauche merges with AfterShock Comics to form AfterShock Media

Homicide Hunter distributor Rive Gauche is merging with AfterShock Comics, the publishing company behind series such as Animosity and A Walk Through Hell. The new entity, AfterShock Media, will combine AfterShock Comics library featuring existing IP and new titles including We Live from Miranda Brothers, B. Clay Moore’s Miles To Go and The Kaiju Score […]

Rive Gauche brings Fame and Gossip to MIPCOM

US-based distributor Rive Gauche will launch six series at MIPCOM. The line-up includes 3x30mins fact-ent series True Supernatural (pictured), in which a team of scientists use their skills to examine artefacts said to have paranormal properties. There is also Ultimate Homes, an 11x60mins series that looks at dream residences built in unlikely and challenging places. […]

News brief: Rive Gauche traces Troy Dunn’s TNT series

US distributor Rive Gauche has acquired international rights to APB with Troy Dunn, a TNT investigations-themed series. The show, which Shed Media US produces for the Turner Broadcasting System-owned TNT, follows the titular Dunn, an expert in locating missing persons, as he attempts to bring loved ones back together.