Vanity Fair


English Scandal, Killing Eve vie for Broadcasting Press Guild honours

BBC One and Amazon’s A Very English Scandal and BBC America’s Killing Eve are among the titles nominated for multiple Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.  The annual awards honour work commissioned or produced in the UK and screened in 2018, and are chosen independently by TV and radio correspondents, critics and reviewers from the UK. The 45th BPG Awards will be […]

Distributors: the new producers?

A growing number of distributors are involved in activities that look more like development, production and commissioning. Andy Fry investigates At its core, the primary role of a TV distributor is still to sell programmes to the international market. But these days a growing number of distributors are also involved in activities that look more […]

Truly Original delve into Kremlin for true crime series

As the reach and seriousness of Russia’s state sponsored activities continues to make headlines across the world, Truly Original is partnering with a leading investigative journalist to look into the murky world of espionage and murder. Bryan Burrough (pictured), writer of groundbreaking business expose Barbarians at the Gate and the recently adapted Public Enemies, will […]

Comment: Are newspaper giants the new pay TV channels?

The news back in September that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had bought the iconic Washington Post newspaper for a paltry US$250 million – a fraction of what the paper was once worth – resounded through the media world like a thunderbolt. Although reaction was mixed the prevailing view was that Bezos had a track record […]