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Twofour Arabia scores Abu Dhabi TV output deal

The Arabic arm of UK indie Twofour has scored a long-term agreement to produce original content for the Abu Dhabi TV Network. The deal will see UAE-based Twofour Arabia producing Arabic-language factual and features programming for Abu Dhabi TV ahead of a schedule grid re-launch on December 2. Twofour said this would include a “substantial […]

Channel 5 boards train ob doc

The UK’s Channel 5 has commissioned an ob doc that will follow the working lives of staff at one of Britain’s largest train operators. First Great Western (working title) will look at daily working life of the drivers, managers, ticket inspectors, technicians and porters at the titular company. UK indie Twofour and GroupM Entertainment are […]

Storage Hoarders sells to Euro broadcasters

Twofour Rights, the sales arm of UK-based indie producer Twofour, has sold a raft of programming to European broadcasters including two new deals for its Storage Hoarders format. Spanish free-to-air broadcaster Atresmedia (fka Antena 3) has picked up the show, which looks at stories around objects and possessions that have been hidden in storage. Dutch […]

Nat Geo goes to UK producers for brain shows

National Geographic Channels International has ordered a new series and four special about the human mind from a range of UK producers. Brain Games has been a big hit for Nat Geo in the US, where the launch of the second season garnered 1.5 million viewers. Ahead of the season two launch internationally later this […]

Jonney Steven upped as Twofour Arabia expands

UK-based producer-distributor Twofour has appointed a new general manager for its Arabian business, as previous incumbent Jonney Steven takes on an expanded regional role. Paul Harper is now general manager for Twofour Arabia, which provides digital services and produces for local broadcaster, brands and public sector organisations. This comes as Steven is promoted to the […]

MIPTV News: Twofour tucks in Bedtime Live format

UK distributor Twofour Rights is bringing a new sleep-themed format that broadcasts live from the homes of exhausted parents to MIPTV. Twofour Rights, producer Twofour’s distribution arm, will debut 5x60mins Bedtime Live at the market. The format, which went out on Channel 4, sees sleep specialists attempt to help parents put their children to sleep. […]

Discovery buys more Born to Kill

Twofour Rights, the international sales arm of Twofour, has signed a US presale with Investigation Discovery in the US, and brokered a number of international deals for Born To Kill. Discovery already airs the serial killer series, titled Twisted in the US, and has committed to another 12 hours. Twofour added that Discovery Latin America […]

Twofour Rights shops Storage Hoarders around the world

UK-based distributor Twofour Rights has sold fact-ent series Storage Hoarders to a host of international broadcasters. The 20x60mins show, in which hoarders are challenged to sort through their stuff and say goodbye to the things with they no longer need, has been acquired by TV3 Denmark, TV Norge Norway, TV4 Sweden and MTV3 Finland. Discovery […]

Twofour making Angela Rippon holiday series for BBC One

UK indie producer and distributor Twofour is making a four-part series for BBC One, Holiday Hit Squad. Fronted by newsreader and presenter Angela Rippon, the show will, with the help of hotel inspectors, explore how best to make sure holidays across the globe live up to their promise. Rippon will join the professionals who devote […]

Bradley Wiggins – A Year In Yellow

Bradley Wiggins is a household name, but when the filmmakers behind Bradley Wiggins – A Year In Yellow started out on the project the cyclist was considerably less famous, despite being a multiple Olympic medal winner on the track and finishing fourth (since upgraded to third) in the Tour de France. A year later and […]