UK execs Wiffen & Marquess launch prodco backed by Federation

French indie studio Federation Entertainment has joined forces with British TV execs Paul Marquess (Suspects) and Donna Wiffen (The Bill) to create Long Story TV, a prodco focused on UK drama. Long Story TV will focus on the creation of commercial, cost-efficient, drama with a British sensibility. It has an eye on the international market, […]

Seven tracks down Channel 5’s Suspects

Seven Network in Australia has acquired British procedural Suspects, which goes out on Viacom’s UK free-to-air network Channel 5. The deal with distributor FremantleMedia International is for the first four seasons of the show, which launched on Channel 5 in February last year and has become its highest rated drama in five years. Seven will […]