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TLC & Discovery+ enter ‘MILF Manor’ with Spun Gold TV

Discovery+ and sibling US cablenet TLC have ordered a new dating show from UK-based Spun Gold TV and Entertainment One (eOne). MILF Manor (10 x 60 minutes) will take eight women aged 40 to 60 from cities across the US to “a paradise destination” in Mexico, where eight men aged half their age are looking […]

ITV orders Duchess of Cornwall doc to mark 75th birthday

ITV in the UK has ordered a one-off documentary that promises exclusive access to The Duchess of Cornwall in her role as Guest Editor of Country Life magazine to mark her 75th birthday. Camilla’s Country Life is a 1 x 60-minute show from UK-based Spun Gold TV, with director Michael Waldman (Inside The Foreign Office) attached. […]

News round-up: eOne to adapt Trivial Pursuit gameshow; Pippa Harris named Bafta TV VP; Red Arrow Studios sells Gravitas Ventures

eOne to adapt Trivial Pursuit gameshow Hasbro-owned Entertainment One (eOne) has partnered with LeVar Burton Entertainment (LBE) to adapt Hasbro’s trivia game Trivial Pursuit into a gameshow format. Actor, author and TV host Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation) will present the show as well as executive produce, alongside Tara Long and Geno McDermott from […]

Unscripted round-up: Rocket takes ‘Essex Lorry Killers’ doc; Protagonist crowned ‘The Kings’ distributor; Channel 4 heads for Beverly Hills

Rocket takes ‘Essex Lorry Killers’ doc Rocket Rights has acquired international distribution rights to one-off British documentary Hunting The Essex Lorry Killers. Produced by UK-based Expectation for BBC Two, the film tracks the investigation into the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants who suffocated in the back of a lorry in October 2019 whilst being trafficked […]

Factual round-up: BBC heads ‘Inside Dubai’; ‘The Beatles And India’ goes global; Netflix acquires Peter Tatchell doc for Oz & NZ

BBC heads ‘Inside Dubai’ UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned Inside Dubai: Playground Of The Rich, a new three-part factual series from Spun Gold TV, for its BBC2 channel. The 3 x 60-minute series goes behind the scenes of the fast-growing city which now counts 52,000 millionaires and billionaires among its three million inhabitants.  A tax […]

Pre-sale deals take Spun Gold’s ‘Diana’s Decades’ worldwide

Broadcasters and platforms around the world have struck pre-sale deals with UK distributor and production funding broker Silverlining Rights for the upcoming ITV docuseries Diana’s Decades. Silverlining has revealed that is has secured a substantial proportion of the production budget at development stage through pre-sales to broadcasters including Network 10 in Australia, TVNZ in New Zealand, SVT […]