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Sundance orders another original drama

US cable net Sundance Channel has ordered its second wholly-owned original series, The Descendants. The 6x60mins series will follow a US sheriff policing two clashing communities. The order comes as Sundance ramps up its original programming strategy, with recent examples including Rectify and Top of the Lake. The cable net, part of the AMC Networks […]

BBC Worldwide announces programming deals as Showcase opens

BBC Worldwide has sold a raft of its drama and factual programming to broadcasters across the Middle East and Africa. Deals include shopping three seasons of Doctor Who to Al Jazeera’s kids channel JCC. The Al Jazeera Documentary Channel picked up a 200-hour package that includes Attenborough’s Giant Egg and India on Four Wheels. African […]

Robert Redford producing Sundance series Valentines

Cable net Sundance Channel has unveiled a slate of new, original drama series including Valentines, a TV adaptation of the Olaf Olafsson novel, which will be produced by Robert Redford. The story follows the lives and loves of a successful US attorney and his family. The series will be made by Sundance Productions, the channels […]