By Patrick Munn | October 29, 2020 - 9:42 pm | No Comments
My Life Is Murder is switching UK broadcasters. Acorn TV will be the exclusive UK home to the show's just ordered second season after the streaming service boarded the production as a co-producer. UKTV's Alibi channel had served as the UK broadcaster for the show's first season.
By Patrick Munn | February 17, 2020 - 9:25 am | No Comments
BBC Four has inked deals with DCD Rights and Fremantle to acquire the UK rights to Australian drama series The Secrets She Keeps and French drama The Last Wave, respectively. Both series are expected to air in the channel's Saturday night foreign drama slot later this year.
By Patrick Munn | July 17, 2019 - 2:22 pm | No Comments
DCD Rights has secured UK deals for two new Australian dramas. The international distributor has licensed crime drama My Life Is Murder to UKTV's Alibi channel and four-part drama The Hunting to Channel 5. The deal for My Life Is Murder was negotiated by UKTV's Acquisitions Manager Charlie Charalambous, while Channel 5's Acquisitions Director Anna-Belen Dunlop secured The Hunting for the broadcaster's prime-time schedule. Both series will premiere later this year.
By Patrick Munn | March 29, 2019 - 12:31 pm | No Comments
EXCLUSIVE: It seems it's the end of the road for Jack Irish here in the UK. FOX UK has dropped the Australian drama after airing the TV movies and the first season of the TV series, both of which starred Guy Pearce. A representative of the channel confirmed to TVWise that they don't have any plans to air the second season.
By Patrick Munn | July 25, 2016 - 11:20 am | No Comments
Independent 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.
By Patrick Munn | September 4, 2015 - 9:01 am | 2 Comments
FOX UK is sticking with Jack Irish. The Fox International Channels backed broadcaster has closed a deal with DCD Rights to acquire the first full season of Jack Irish, which was commissioned by Australian public broadcaster ABC with a six episode order late last year.