Wag Entertainment

ITVX makes double Wag true crime order & bulks up with WB shows

Soon-to-launch UK streamer ITVX has ordered two true crime titles from Wag Entertainment and struck a deal with Warner Bros. Discovery International Television Distribution to bring a raft of US dramas to the platform. In Search Of Instagram’s Worst Con Artist is a 2 x 60-minute series telling the inside story of Belle Gibson, the […]

TBI’s MIPCOM deals round-up

Keep checking back for updates as more distribution deals are struck at MIPCOM Silverlining Rights sales Following deals struck by Silverlining Rights, Spun Gold TV’s World’s Most Luxurious Island (4 x 60-minutes) has been pre-sold to DPG Belgium, while Strident Media’s Deck the Halls: The Luxury Christmas Decorators (1 x 60-minutes) has been sold to TV4 […]

MIPCOM round-up: BeyondTNC eyes copro partners; Wag unveils the ‘Unexplained’; Dutch Features rebrands & hires in LA

BeyondTNC eyes copro partners Music documentary firm BeyondTNC is heading to its first MIPCOM with a new special featuring DJ Norman Cook, as it seeks new coproduction partners. The music-focused production outfit, which was launched in 2019 by Beyond Entertainment and UK-based TNC Media Holdings, is taking Right Here, Right Now to Cannes, with the 1 x 90-minute […]

Asacha-owned Wag Entertainment hires Spun Gold exec to lead development

Asacha Media Group-owned Wag Entertainment has appointed a former Spun Gold TV exec to lead its development slate. Jane Glasson takes the newly created role of director of UK development and will work alongside Bri Marzigliano, head of US development, who will continue to deliver on Wag’s existing international slate. Glasson reports into creative director Bridget Boseley […]

Wag Entertainment hires Bridget Boseley as first creative director

UK factual production and distribution company Wag Entertainment has hired former Spun Gold exec Bridget Boseley to the newly created role of creative director. The appointment comes as part of the company’s plans to expand its output in the UK market and develop business with a focus on streaming platforms. It also follows its recent […]

Asacha buys majority stake in UK’s Wag Entertainment

European production outfit Asacha Media Group (AMG) has acquired a majority stake in UK factual production and distribution company Wag Entertainment, whose founder and CEO Martin Durkin will step down at the end of the year. Following a transition period, Wag’s current COO Steven Green will be promoted to become managing director of the company. […]

Distribution round-up: DocuBay expands across Europe; Wag acquires ‘Krow’s Transformation’

DocuBay strikes Vidya distribution deal Fledgling documentary streamer DocuBay has appointed The Vidya Collective to expand its distribution efforts in the UK and EMEA. The Vidya Collective will develop relationships with regional strategic partners to expand the reach of DocuBay, which is backed by Indian outfit IN10 Media. Earlier this summer the company unveiled a […]

Sales round-up: Beta scores for drama trio; Wag TV inks 50-hour Polish deal

Germany’s Beta Film seals deals for drama trio Beta Film has struck a series of deals for dramas The Pier (pictured), Trigger and Hassel with the likes of German streamer Joyn, HBO Baltics and SBS Australia. Joyn – ProSiebenSat.1’s joint venture with Discovery – has acquired all three dramas, while in the Baltics, Spanish drama The Pier […]