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Broadcasters pick up Jon Hamm, Daniel Radcliffe Bulgakov drama

Several international broadcasters have acquired A Young Doctor’s Notebook, the new drama series about the early life of Russian playwright Mikhail Bulgakov. HBO Latin America, RTL Passion in Germany and Yes in Israel are among the first buyers for the series, which was transmitted on Sky Arts in the UK. It proved the pay TV […]

Sky hires fact-ent commissioner

UK pay TV operator Sky has hired Colm Martin as commissioning editor of factual entertainment. He will commission shows across Sky 1, Sky Atlantic, Sky Living and Sky Arts channels and report to Lorraine Charker-Phillips. Before joining Sky, Martin produced numerous shows including Young Apprentice and The Choir: Sing While You Work.

Raft of deals for Prisoners of War, the drama that inspired Homeland

Keshet International has sold the scripted format rights to Prisoners of War, the drama that was the basis for Homeland, to Weit Media, which will make a local Russian version of the format. The programme sales arm of Israeli broadcaster has also sold the original Israeli version of the drama, Prisoners of War, to SBS. […]