BBC Two Acquires FX’s Cocaine Drama ‘Snowfall’, Orders ‘League Of Gentleman’ Specials & More

At his Meet The Controller session at the Edinburgh International TV Festival, BBC Two Controller Patrick Holland unveiled a raft of new programming for the channel. BBC Two has acquired FX's LA set cocaine drama Snowfall from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and ordered a trio of specials of their cult comedy series The League Of Gentleman. In addition, the channel has commissioned a number of factual titles including Inside The Foreign Office and Army: Behind The New Frontlines. Read More

Scorpion Secures International Sales For Channel 4’s ‘Diana: In Her Own Words’

Diana: In Her Own Words is going global. International distributor Scorpion TV has sold Channel 4's controversial documentary film, produced by Kaboom Film and TV, into more than 20 international territories. Seven Network in Australia, Prime in New Zealand, NHK in Japan, RTL in Germany, VTM in Belgium, SBS in Holland, VG in Norway, Via 24 in South Africa, Odisea in Spain, TV2 in Denmark, ORF in Austria, TVP in Poland and TVN in Chile have all acquired the film. Further deals are also pending. Read More

Sky Living Secures UK Rights To ABC’s ‘The Good Doctor’

We have our first post-LA Screenings deal. Sky Living has secured the UK broadcast rights to ABC's medical drama The Good Doctor, starring Bates Motel's Freddie Highmore, a representative of the satcaster confirmed to TVWise. The series is distributed internationally by Sony Pictures Television. Read More

Harry Styles Entertainment Special Set For BBC One

Harry Styles is coming to the BBC. The Beeb has commissioned a one-off special titled Harry Styles At The BBC, that will air on BBC One and see the former One Direction star perform a number of tracks from his debut self-titled solo album. Read More