By Patrick Munn | October 9, 2019 - 5:26 pm | No Comments
The BBC has acquired six episode Scandinavian true crime drama The Investigation after striking a deal with international distributor Fremantle. No word on which channel the series will air on or when it will premiere.
By Patrick Munn | March 18, 2019 - 2:05 pm | No Comments
Amazon is sticking with American Gods. Amazon Prime Video UK has picked up the exclusive UK rights to the recently ordered third season of the Starz original drama. The show's second season started airing on the streaming service last week. The pick up is part of a wider agreement inked by Amazon which will see them continue as the international broadcaster for American Gods in more than than 200 countries and territories worldwide. FremantleMedia International is the distributor.
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.