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Netflix UK Takes Streaming Rights To ‘American Crime Story’

Netflix UK has secured exclusive streaming rights to FX's hit limited series American Crime Story, TVWise has learned. The show's first season will launch on the streaming service in 2017, with subsequent seasons being added following their respective broadcast windows.

ITV Orders Police Factual Series ‘Devon And Cornwall Blues’

Devon & Cornwall PoliceITV has commissioned sister company Potato to produce Devon And Cornwall Blues, a three-episode prime-time factual series following the activities of the Devon and Cornwall Police, TVWise has learned.

DCD Rights Hires Philippa Chuter For Factual Push

Philippa ChuterIndependent distributor DCD Rights has hired Passion Distribution executive Phillipa Chuter as Senior Acquisitions Executive, in anticipation of a factual acquisitions push. Chuter will report directly to DCD's Head of Acquisitions Pilar Perez.

Sky Hires BBC Comedy’s Tilusha Ghelani As Commissioning Editor

Tilusha GhelaniSky is adding to the executive ranks of their comedy team with the hire of Tilusha Ghelani as Commissioning Editor. Ghelani joins the satcaster from the BBC, where she has been serving as Assistant Comedy Commissioner since February 2015.

First Look: Jack Whitehall In BBC Two’s ‘Decline And Fall’

Jack Whitehall - Decline And FallBBC Two has released the first teaser image from their upcoming three-part comedy series Decline And Fall. The image in question shows Jack Whitehall in costume as lead character Paul Pennyfeather. “I am extremely pleased to be a part of this amazing adaptation by James Wood”, Whitehall said in a statement. “I’ve been a fan of this book since I read it as a teenager and I just hope that I can do it justice.”