River Monsters


River Monsters gets YouTube channel

The producers of the popular Animal Planet series River Monsters are launching a dedicated YouTube channel to accompany the linear show. The extreme fishing show is made by UK indie Icon Films, which has teamed with All3Media-backed YouTube specialist Little Dot Studios for the online channel. It will be housed within Little Dot Studios’ network […]

Netflix buys ITV Studios dramas for Europe

Netflix has acquired several drama series from ITV Studios Global Entertainment for its services in the Benelux, France and Germany. The US-listed streaming service has picked up exclusive SVOD rights to five seasons of Irish gangster series Love/Hate (pictured), which goes out on RTE in Ireland. It has also bought Stephen Poliakoff period drama Dancing […]

Beyond Duck Dynasty…

Stuart Carter, Pioneer Productions So what would you do if you suddenly won US$1 million dollars on the lottery? To help give you some ideas, one million is enough to buy you a Pagani Huayra supercar capable of 230mph. Very tempting. A Hublot Big Bang watch (hideous but there are those that buy them) or […]

Discovery appoints Foley original content boss

Factual channel operator Discovery has appointed Charlie Foley executive VP of its freshly-minted Original Content Group. Discovery has pushed heavily into original content and the new group will sit alongside the international programming division run by Luis Silberwasser and Julian Bellamy. Discovery told TBI that the new division will develop select projects and Silberwasser’s unit […]