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BritBox UK orders comedy-drama from ‘Normal People’ producer Element

ITV and BBC joint-venture streamer BritBox UK has commissioned The Dry, an original comedy-drama series about the struggles with both drink and family, from the prodco behind Normal People. Element Pictures is producing the eight-part series, in association with Fís Eireann/Screen Ireland and ITV Studios, and in partnership with RTÉ. The production began shooting in […]

Factual round-up: Latest deals for D360, Global Screen, BritBox & RTÉ

M6, Rai 5 snap up D360 shows French broadcaster M6 has picked up There’s Something You Should Know from sales firm Distribution360. The 6 x 30-minute series follows suitors as they choose matches from telephone conversations, only for the matches to reveal a physical disability ahead of meeting. The series aims to demystify stereotypes and […]

RTÉ & Acorn TV unveil diamond thriller with Canadian & Belgian partners

Irish pubcaster RTÉ has again linked up with AMC Networks-owned streamer Acorn TV, this time on a six-part thriller that also has Belgian and Canadian partners onboard. Hidden Assets is from Ireland’s Saffron Moon and has been written by Peter McKenna (Red Rock) and Morna Regan. Belgian producer Potemkino and Canada’s Facet 4 are attached to coproduce, […]

Sales round-up: ZDF, RTÉ & Mediawan join ‘Harry Wild’; Fred’s ‘Space Invaders’ continue; Flame closes factual sales

ZDF, RTÉ & Mediawan join Harry Wild Germany’s ZDF has joined as a co-producer on upcoming Irish murder mystery drama Harry Wild. The show, from producer-distributor Dynamic Television and AMC-owned streamer Acorn TV, has also been pre-bought by Mediawan for French-speaking Europe, while RTÉ in Ireland has come on board as the Irish broadcaster. The 8 x […]

News round-up: Netflix acquires Oz’s ‘Operation Buffalo’; C More renews ‘Blinded’; RTÉ undertakes ‘The Love Experiment’  

Netflix acquires Oz’s ‘Operation Buffalo’ Netflix has acquired Australian spy thriller Operation Buffalo to steam across the APAC region, excluding China, following a deal with distributor About Premium Content (APC). The series will land on the global streamer on 28 February, while APC has also sold the title to Belgian broadcaster RTBF. These latest deals […]

ITV orders factual special on Irish baby deaths; RTÉ and Topic onboard

UK comcaster ITV has commissioned a documentary about the Irish mother and baby home scandal that has been in the mainstream news headlines in recent weeks. The factual special, with the working title of The Missing Children, is being co-produced by UK indies True Vision and Nevision and Irish pubcaster RTÉ, in association with First […]

Kids round-up: RTÉ preps first children’s slate; Sky Kids & AnimeLab pick up ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’; Rainbow & Toonz partner for Pinocchio

RTÉ launches first global kids sales slate Ireland’s RTÉ Programme Sales has announced its first-ever slate of kids programming for the global market. Highlights include six new live action series, with the first four, Wonder What, Let’s Find Out, Insiders and Body Brothers, all produced by Stop.watch for RTÉ. Wild Kids was meanwhile produced by regional Irish indie GMarsh TV and Squad Goals by […]

Blue Ant’s Love Nature joins Ireland’s RTÉ, Arte France on wildlife series

Blue Ant Media’s Love Nature has joined forces with Ireland’s RTÉ and Arte France on a new three-parter that explores the hardy and resilient wildlife that survives on Ireland’s battered Atlantic islands. Ireland’s Wild Islands is being produced by Irish production company Crossing the Line and is hosted by Irish wildlife and outdoor TV presenter […]

News round-up: VIA orders Armoza dating format; SVT snags ‘Fittest Family’; ShortsTV update

VIA orders Armoza’s ‘lean production’ dating format South African lifestyle channel VIA has ordered a local version of Date In Reverse from ITV Studios-owned Armoza Formats. The format, which was created by Volley Formats, Shenhar Productions and Daniella Slavik, follows two singles who get to know each other by experiencing a relationship’s most meaningful milestones […]

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