By Patrick Munn | May 30, 2018 - 11:14 am | No Comments
Picnic At Hanging Rock is coming to the UK. BBC Two has secured the UK rights to the six episode Australian drama starring Natalie Dormer (Game Of Thrones) after striking a deal with international distributor FremantleMedia International. The series will premiere on BBC Two later this year.
By Patrick Munn | May 15, 2018 - 12:01 am | No Comments
This is an interesting one. The BBC, UKTV and FremantleMedia International have teamed together to commission a ten episode adventure series fronted by Steve Backshall. Under the "groundbreaking" new commissioning model, BBC Two will air the first four hour-long episodes in 2019. Later that same year, UKTV's Dave channel will are six exclusive episodes, followed by it's own versions of the BBC episodes. FremantleMedia International will handle global sales.
By Patrick Munn | April 27, 2018 - 12:49 pm | No Comments
FremantleMedia International has secured the international distribution rights to Channel 4 newly commissioned Jamie Oliver series: Jamie's Quick & Easy Food season two and food travelogue Jamie Cooks Italy. FMI repped the first season of Jamie's Quick & Easy Food and sold the series into more than 120 international territories.
By Patrick Munn | March 16, 2018 - 4:22 pm | No Comments
Hard Sun is going global. International distributor FremantleMedia International has now sold the BBC One series from Luther creator Neil Cross to 100 territories thanks to a slew of newly announced deals.
By Patrick Munn | June 29, 2017 - 7:56 pm | No Comments
FremantleMedia International is shaking up their acquisitions team. Rebecca Dundon has been promoted to Director of Scripted Acquisitions, while Anthony Patton has joined the company as Content Acquisition Executive.
By Patrick Munn | May 16, 2017 - 3:47 pm | 1 Comment
Months after The Young Pope wrapped its run, Sky Atlantic is eyeing a return to the papacy. The satcaster is re-teaming with HBO for a limited series follow up to the Jude Law fronted series titled The New Pope.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2016 - 5:26 pm | No Comments
Starz's American Gods adaptation has found a UK home. Amazon Prime Video has secured the exclusive UK rights to the series after striking a deal with FremantleMedia International, TVWise has learned. The streaming service has also acquired rights to American Gods in Austria, Germany and Japan.
By Patrick Munn | May 26, 2016 - 1:57 pm | No Comments
TruTV UK is sticking with America's Got Talent. The Turner owned broadcaster has inked a new deal with FremantleMedia International to pick up the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to the upcoming eleventh season of the NBC competition series, TVWise has learned. The eleventh season of America's Got Talent will premiere on TruTV UK on Tuesday June 14th at 8pm.