The West

Pubcasters set off for The West

Public broadcasters in Italy, Sweden, Denmark and Australia are among channels that have acquired historical docu-drama The West from distributor DRG. The Robert Redford-executive produced show, originally for AMC in the US, has gone to RAI, SVT, DR and SBS, with the latter’s pay TV compatriot Foxtel taking the subscription window. Kabel Eins Doku in […]

MIPCOM Hot Pick: The West

Robert Redford, a noted student of American history, introduces and exec produces The West, the latest docu-drama out of the Stephen David Entertainment stable. Originally for Discovery Channel in the US, it is now set up at AMC and the cable net will launch it next year. Banijay Group acquired US prodco Stephen Davis earlier […]

AMC goes to The West with Redford

AMC has given a straight-to-series order to The West, a new docudrama series fronted by Hollywood A-lister Robert Redford. The 8x60mins show will be produced by drama-doc specialist Stephen David Entertainment with Redford’s Sundance Productions. The series will recreate and document key moments in the history of the American west, with Redford presenting the series, […]

Discovery Channel heads West with Redford

Robert Redford’s Sundance Productions is creating a new factual series for US cable net Discovery Channel. The West will chart the lawless frontiers of the American West in the 40 years that followed the end of the American Civil War. It launches next year. Sundance Productions (All the President’s Men Revisited), which Redford operates with […]