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UK streamer ITVX inks first int’l acquisition for Australian drama ‘Bali 2002’

UK broadcaster ITV has acquired Bali 2002, a four-part exploring the lives directly impacted by the terrorist attacks on the Indonesian island 20 years ago. The drama, which will air on new streaming service ITVX next year, was co-produced by Banijay labels Endemol Shine Australia and Screentime for Stan and 9Network in Australia. The ITV […]

Australia’s Stan filming Sean Penn-led comedy C*A*U*G*H*T, with ITVX taking UK rights

Australian OTT service Stan has begun production on C*A*U*G*H*T, a new original comedy series, starring and exec produced by Sean Penn. The satirical Australian series is created, produced and directed by Kick Gurry, while Penn executive produces alongside producers John Schwarz and Michael Schwarz from Deeper Water Films, and Brendan Donoghue. Cailah Scobie and Amanda Duthie exec produce for Stan. Soon-to-launch streamer ITVX has […]

News round-up: NBCU’s Hayu expands across CEE; Stan links with Lionsgate; Media Ranch deals

NBCU’s Hayu expands across CEE NBCUniversal (NBCU) is to roll its reality-focused streaming service Hayu into multiple Central and Eastern European countries in Q4. The service will offer over 300 shows and 9,000 episodes of reality TV content including The Real Housewives, Below Deck and Million Dollar Listing franchises. Home and design, dating, cooking, crime and fashion […]

Drama round-up: Stan buys SPT shows; BritBox & ITVX prep Cary Grant series; Bet+ buys South Africa’s ‘Pulse’

Stan buys SPT shows Australian streamer Stan has extended its deal with Sony Pictures Television (SPT), claiming first-run rights to shows including Bob Odenkirk’s Straight Man. Stan has previously housed Odenkirk-starring Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad, while the streamer is also taking action-comedy Twisted Metal and Panhandle from SPT. Other shows included in the package […]

HBO Max Lat Am & Canal+ Group among global deals for UK true crime drama ‘Deceit’

HBO Max and the Canal+ Group are among broadcasters across Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America to have acquired UK-based Story Films’ true crime drama Deceit. Having debuted on Channel 4 in the UK last month, the four-part series is being distributed by All3Media International, which has signed deals for the show with HBO Europe […]

Stan hires Aquarius Films MD prompting exec rejig

Miranda Culley has been hired as the new MD of Australian indie Aquarius Films, replacing the outgoing Rachel Okine, who has taken a new position as head of features and development executive at the streamer Stan. Aquarius has also hired Erica Harrison as head of development, with both roles to commence with immediate effect and […]

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