BBC takes on Fremantle’s Serena

sereWith the Wimbledon tennis championship underway this week, British terrestrial channel BBC Two has acquired a documentary about one of the on sport’s biggest icons, Serena Williams. The network will play Serena this Sunday in a 10.3pm slot following a deal with distributor FremantleMedia International. The 45 1x120mins doc has Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights) […]

Fremantle nets Serena Williams film

FremantleMedia has snagged international rights to Serena, a feature doc about world-beating tennis champion Serena Williams. The Film45-produced 1x120mins film is about to go out on US premium pay TV net Epix. It follows Williams through the 2015-16 season and is executive produced by Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights). As well as following William’s on-court […]

Fox inks digital deal with YouTube channel WIGS

US broadcaster Fox has inked a deal with YouTube drama channel WIGS. The pair will develop and test content on the female-skewed YouTube channel under the terms of a multiyear agreement. Wigs is the YouTube partner channel created by Black Swan producer Jon Avnet and In Treatment director Rodrigo Garcia. Launched last year, it offers […]