By Patrick Munn | July 11, 2018 - 1:58 pm | No Comments
E4 has given the green-light to to Club Rep Wars, an eight episode series from Studio Lambert that follows two teams of wannabe club reps competing to win the chance to work a season on the party island of Zante. “Loads of Brits still dream of spending a hedonistic summer working the strip in the Mediterranean sun", said Studio Lambert's Creative Director Tim Harcourt. "The competition to land one of these jobs is so fierce, it makes sense to capture the fun of it for E4.”
By Patrick Munn | July 11, 2018 - 1:57 pm | No Comments
TCB Media Rights is staffing up. The London based international distribution company has hired DCD Rights exec Lenneke de Jong to serve as their Sales Manager for for Latin America, Benelux and Iberia. She got her start in production roles at Endemol before seguing to a more commercial role as sales co-ordinator.
By Patrick Munn | July 10, 2018 - 7:32 pm | No Comments
ITV has given the greenlight to Sandition, an adaptation of Jane Austen's unfinished novel that was written only months before Austen’s death in 1817. Andrew Davies, the award winning scribe behind House Of Cards and War & Peace is penning the adaptation.
By Patrick Munn | July 10, 2018 - 5:59 pm | No Comments
Cineflix Rights has secured two new factual series from independent production company Brown Bob Productions: Inside The Vets and Great Rail Restorations. The deal to acquire both series was negotiated by Cineflix Rights' Acquisitions Executive Catherine McCormick.
By Patrick Munn | July 9, 2018 - 9:58 am | No Comments
Dave is sticking with Yianni Charalambous. The UKTV owned and operated channel has renewed his car series Yianni: Supercar Customiser for a second season. The renewal, which is for twenty episodes, comes after the first season attracted just shy of half a million viewers and ranked as one of the most-watched series on streaming service UKTV Play in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | July 6, 2018 - 4:03 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has handed out a second season renewal to restaurant investment series Million Pound Menu. Six episodes have been ordered for the show's second season. "Million Pound Menu taps into a real world of wannabe entrepreneurs and life changing investments", said BBC Two Controller Patrick Holland. "We saw enough from series one to know that this is a format that could really flourish on the channel."
By Patrick Munn | July 6, 2018 - 2:14 pm | No Comments
AMC Global – the AMC branded channel here in the UK, which is available exclusively to BT TV customers – has released the key art for the second half of the fourth season of Fear The Walking Dead, which is set to premiere on Monday August 13th. In the back half of the season our characters will explore who they are now – as individuals and as part of the greater group – and how they will forge ahead. They will find themselves pitted against new adversaries – human, walker, and even nature itself. Theirs will be a journey wrought with danger, love, heartbreak, loss, and ultimately, hope.