Tandem Communications

News brief: Alibi begins Crossing Lines

UK pay TV channel Alibi has acquired seasons one and two of internationally-coproduced procedural drama Crossing Lines. Both seasons of the show, which stars William Fichtner as part of a cross-border Europe-based FBI unit, will run back-to-back on the UKTV-owned channel this summer. Germany-based Tandem Communications produces the show in association with Bernero Productions, with […]

NATPE and Tandem join forces for copro summit

NATPE and Tandem Communications have joined forces to launch a new coproduction summit at the upcoming NATPE Europe market. NATPE Europe is relocating from Budapest to Prague this year and the ‘Now, the Story Starts in Europe’ event will take place on the morning of June 24. Addressing how the business is changing and how […]

News brief: Lionsgate teams Tandem for drama

Lionsgate Entertainment and Germany-based Tandem Communications will co-develop one-hour high end drama series under terms of a new co-venture. Crime drama Sex, Lies and Handwriting is the first project to come out of the pact, with Lionsgate’s Canadian co-venture partner Sea To Sky Entertainment also coproducing. The programme follows an international handwriting expert who gets […]

Starz buys US$30m Titanic series

Starz Entertainment has acquired Titanic: Blood and Steel, the twelve-part miniseries about the ill-fated ocean liner.   The show will air on Starz’ Encore channel. Distributor Tandem Communications said that as well as the US deal, it has sold the series into fifty other territories including to NRJ12 in France, YLE in Finland, TV Norge […]

Tandem launches Crossing Lines from Criminal Minds’ Bernero

German producer and distributor Tandem Communications has started production on action drama series Crossing Lines, produced by Criminal Minds‘ showrunner Ed Bernero and starring Donald Sutherland. The one-hour series is produced for French commercial broadcaster and Sony Pictures Television Networks. It is Sony’s latest acquisition for its pan regional Asian network AXN following deals for […]