Wives With Knives

Rive Gauche opening Kid Diners in Cannes

Rive Gauche Television is launching fact-ent series Kid Diners at MIPCOM, along with Wives with Knives and Bizarre Battles. The independent US distributor’s Kid Diners follows kids who love to eat as they explore crazy diners and dining experiences. In each of the half-hour episodes a kid host explores eateries in a different city. The […]

Discovery joins Detectives Club in UK, Europe

Discovery Networks in the UK and Europe have bought The Detectives Club: New Orleans. The show follows a group of homicide detectives recounting high-profile and motive murder cases in the colourful southern US city. The 6x60mins show is from Cineflix Productions, whose sister firm, Cineflix Rights, shops it internationally. Chris Bonney, CEO of rights at […]

AMC, Discovery Lat Am score Cineflix shows

AMC Networks Iberia and Discovery Networks Latin America are among buyers of programming from UK-based distributor Cineflix Rights. AMCN Iberia’s deal, which covers Spain and Portugal, hands the broadcaster the 10x30mins Angry Planet (pictured), Battle Factory, Ocean Vet and 1,000 Days For the Planet. AMCN Latin America has also tapped Cineflix for new content. It […]

Indigo investigates Strange Criminal Addictions for Discovery

Investigation Discovery has ordered My Strange Criminal Addiction, a new factual series about people who have bizarre compulsions that lead to criminal acts. UK-based prodco Indigo Films, producer of Wives with Knives and Campus Nightmares, is making the series, which will bow on Discovery’s Crime and investigation net next month. The series will be fronted […]

Crime, seen investigation

As factual crime shows go from strength to strength, TBI takes witness statements from channel controllers, distributors and executives. Tim Adler uncovers why crime pays. Wives With Knives. Born to Kill. Surviving Evil. All true-crime shows whose titles could have been ripped from the headlines of this morning’s tabloids. From serial killers bip-bopping around the […]