By Patrick Munn | October 15, 2018 - 1:34 pm | No Comments
International distributor DRG has secured the international distribution rights to the Small Fortune format after striking a deal with production company Youngest Media. With the deal concluded, DRG will now take the format out to the international market place. Youngest Media will distribute the format in Germany, France, Australia and North America; while DRG will handle format sales in the rest of the world.
By Patrick Munn | October 12, 2018 - 3:59 pm | No Comments
DRG has teamed with the AMC Networks owned streaming service Sundance Now to co-produce six episode true-crime series The Oslo Killing, which is now in production in four countries ahead of a 2019 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | October 1, 2018 - 5:18 pm | No Comments
DRG has agreed a production partnership with Endemol Shine India for an Indian adaptation of their hit international format The Farm. The Farm is a reality show that sees six men and six women living together as farmers, growing their own food and fending for themselves, without electricity, mobile phones or any other modern conveniences. Contestants are eliminated over a ten week series until one is crowned Farmer of the Year.
By Patrick Munn | September 6, 2018 - 12:57 pm | No Comments
International distributor DRG has lined up a slew of international sales for a range of comedy titles including Detectorists, Peep Show, Plebs and Tracey Ullman's Show. Czech TV has acquired all nine seasons of Peep Show for a primetime comedy slot on ČT1. YLE in Finland has picked up all three seasons of Detectorists, while BBC First in the Middle East and North Africa has licensed the first two seasons of the BBC Four comedy.
By Patrick Munn | August 30, 2018 - 11:15 am | No Comments
BBC Two's No More Boys And Girls is set to be adapted for the German market after international distributor DRG secured the first format deal for the social experiment with ZDF. The format has also been optioned in the Netherlands and Spain. The German version, which will air on ZDF Neo, is a two-part miniseries and will be produced by Bavaria Entertainment GmbH. Ina Eck will serve as the executive producer. The format deal was struck by DRG's Senior Vice-President of Sales Adam Barth.
By Patrick Munn | August 28, 2018 - 2:49 pm | No Comments
International distributor DRG has hired for All3Media International executive Lucy Roberts to serve as their Senior Sales Manager for Central & Eastern Europe and French Speaking Territories. At All3Media, Lucy Roberts served as Format Sales Manager for EMEA North. Prior to that she held key sales posts at both Keshe International and BBC Worldwide (now know as BBC Studios). She started her career in the industry at ITV Studios Global Entertainment. Roberts takes up post at DRG in London this week and will report to the company's Executive Vice-President of Sales Elin Thomas. She will also work closely with Adam Barth, whose recent promotion to Senior Vice-President for EMEA has seen an extension of his role and territory remit.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2018 - 11:18 am | No Comments
The recent wave of royal events (two weddings and the birth of Prince Louis) has been good for business for DRG. On the back of that, the international distributor has racked up a slew of sales of royal themed programming to various international broadcasters.
By Patrick Munn | July 30, 2018 - 10:55 am | No Comments
The Cry is crossing the pond. International distributor DRG has pre-sold The Cry, BBC One's upcoming Scotland-set four-part drama starring Jenna Coleman (Victoria) and Ewen Leslie (Top Of The Lake), to AMC Networks' streaming service Sundance Now in the United States.