Sam Rowden

‘Prime Suspect’ detective to front CBS Reality doc series

UK factual channel CBS Reality is rolling out a pair of true crime originals, including the first factual project to be associate produced by distributor Orange Smarty.  The Real Prime Suspect follows Jackie Malton, a former Met Police Officer and the inspiration for the character of DCI Jane Tennison, played by Helen Mirren, in Lynda La Plante’s multi-award […]

AMC UK promotes two for new roles

AMC Networks International UK (AMCNI UK) has appointed Sam Rowden (pictured) and Alina Florea to newly created roles. Rowden will now assume the role of director of programming for AMC’s CBS-branded channels and Florea will become director of acquisitions and content partnerships. Both were previously employees of AMNCNI UK and will continue to report to Kevin […]

AMC orders true crime trio for CBS Reality

AMC Networks International – UK has commissioned a trio of true crime programmes for its joint venture channel CBS Reality. First to air on August 29 is Uncovering Melanie’s Murderer, which is a 1x60mins special about the frenzied rape and murder of teenager Melanie Road in 1984. It comes from Peninsula Films, which is also […]

First original for AMC’s CBS Reality

AMC Networks International has ordered Donal MacIntyre: Unsolved, the first original series for the UK and EMEA feed of CBS Reality channels, which is run as a JV with CBS. Indie prodco Circle Films will make the 12x60mins series, which will launch on CBS Reality in the UK and across the EMEA region this autumn. In the series, […]