Discovery buys German Evil Knows! science series

Discovery Networks has acquired Evil Knows! – In the Name of Science, a popular science series out of Germany, in 100 territories. The show is produced by German indie Maximus Film and distributed by Berlin-based Quintus Media, which struck the Discovery deal. The show is hosted by ‘Evil’ Jared Hasselhoff, guitarist in US rock band […]

US Cable Upfront Report

TBI has teamed with independent research specialist CableU to get under the skin of this year’s new cable shows. CableU’s analysts have run the rule over 30 key US ad-supported cable networks, based on their distribution levels, influence in the marketplace and their reliance on programming from independent television producers. Using data from the CableU […]

Science acquires Zig Zag’s Scam City

US cable network Science has acquired factual series Scam City after striking a deal with British independent producer Zig Zag. The Discovery-owned broadcaster will air the ten part series in late 2013. Scam City is a coproduction between Zig Zag and Canadian producer Handel Productions for National Geographic International and Canadian network Travel and Escape. […]