Channel 5 Continues Drama Push With ‘Clink’, ’15 Days’ & Feature-Length Murder Mystery

Channel 5 is moving forward with their push into scripted drama. Fresh off of ordered four-part drama Cold Call and acquiring the Adrian Dunbar fronted Blood, the VIMN backed broadcaster has green-lit Clink15 Days and a new feature-length murder mystery. The drama push was a big factor in the recent decision to cancel Big Brother, which has freed up a significant amount of cash from the programming budget for said push. Read More

‘The Cry’ Indie Synchronicity Films Developing ‘The Tattooist Of Auschwitz’ TV Adaptation

In a heated situation with multiple parties bidding, The Cry indie Synchronicity Films has secured the rights to Heather Morris’ novel The Tattooist Of Auschwitz, with plans to adapt it as a "high-end" international drama series. The indie has already set Jacquelin Perske, who was behind their adaptation of The Cry, to adapt The Tattooist Of Auschwitz for television. The series is planned to be ready for broadcast in January 2020, to tie in with the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Read More