By Patrick Munn | September 13, 2018 - 11:15 am | No Comments
BBC Studios is getting into business with Misfits indie Clerkwenwell Films and Anton Corp. The three companies have pacted together to develop and fund a slate of high-end, short-form drama and comedy projects. The announcement was made today by BBC Studios CEO Tim Davie at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam. Under the deal, Clerkenwell will produce the projects, with BBC Studios and Anton providing the funding. It will see the creation of premium, high volume, short-form content produced for digital and linear platforms, with additional funds set aside to self-commission.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2018 - 12:56 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 & Netflix have handed out a second season renewal to their drama The End of the F***ing World. The pick up comes close to a year after the first season was released on All 4 and only after Netflix became the global broadcaster for the series outside of the UK. Netflix co-commissioned the second season and will continue to be the global broadcaster.
By Patrick Munn | June 22, 2018 - 12:28 pm | No Comments
Dan Sefton is proving to be one of the most prolific British TV writers of recent memory. The scribe - who has The Good Karma Hospital at ITV, Porters at UKTV's Dave channel, Trust Me at BBC One, and Delicious at Sky One - has set a new project with the BBC. The Mallorca Files, about a British and German detective clashing over their very different approaches to policing the island, has been green-lit at the Beeb for BBC One's daytime schedule. The show's ten episode first season will be made available in its entirety on the BBC iPlayer on the same day the first episode premieres on BBC One.