Tutankhamun


ITV Studios to crown Victoria in Cannes

Queen Victoria will appear in Cannes on ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s MIPTV slate. Victoria, a new period drama for ITV and PBS, will be offered to buyers and has been selected to premiere at the first MIPDrama Screenings on Sunday, April 3. In the US, PBS has revealed it will air the series in the […]

Acquisitions drive ITV Studios results

ITV Studios has reported a significant increase in revenues off the back of a prolonged acquisition spree. The content arm of UK broadcaster ITV reported sales of £782 million (US$1.2 billion) for the nine months to end-September, a 28% year-on-year increase, noting that uptick was driven by acquisitions and 9% organic growth. ITV CEO Adam […]

ITV goes ghost-hunting with drama

UK broadcaster ITV has commissioned a 1x120mins drama about a 1920s ghost hunter. Harry Price: Ghost Hunter will be produced by All3Media-owned Bentley Productions, which is behind ITV’s one most successful long-running dramas, Midsomer Murders. The fact-and-fiction thriller telemovie will follow real-life ghost hunter and skeptic Harry Price, who looked into paranormal activity and claims […]

ITV discovers Tutankhamun drama

UK broadcaster ITV has ordered a four-part miniseries telling the story of the discovery of Ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun’s tomb. Tutankhamun, beginning in 1905, will follow solitary young archaeologist Howard Carter as he fervently leads an expedition into the Valley of the Kings in 1921 with the backing of aristocrat Lord Carnarvon. Guy Burt, who […]