By Patrick Munn | July 3, 2020 - 2:22 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has acquired the rights to period drama Harlots after striking a deal with international distributor ITV Studios. The deal, which was brokered by the BBC's Head of Programme Acquisition Sue Deeks, covers all three seasons of the show. Seasons one and two will air back-to-back on BBC Two later this year, with the third and final season airing at a later date.
By Patrick Munn | November 27, 2019 - 2:33 pm | No Comments
Dominic Treadwell-Collins is heading to ITV Studios. The former Head of Television for Blueprint Pictures is setting up a new scripted label with the company. The new label will focus on creating high-end returning series for the UK and international market and will be based out of ITV Studios' London headquarters.
By Patrick Munn | July 23, 2019 - 12:30 pm | No Comments
ITV has released the trailer for their upcoming factual drama A Confession, which is set to premiere next month. Based on a true story, A Confession tells the story of how Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher deliberately breached police procedure and protocol to catch a killer, a decision that ultimately cost him his career and reputation.
By Patrick Munn | March 12, 2019 - 10:12 am | No Comments
BBC One has released a first look image of Sheridan Smith (The Moorside, Mrs Biggs) in their upcoming three-part factual drama The Barking Murders. The Barking Murders will go beneath the headlines of the Stephen Port case to shed new light on this story by telling it from the point of view of the families of the victims, focusing on their fight to uncover the truth about what had happened to their lost sons and brothers in the face of a now widely criticised police investigation.
By Patrick Munn | February 9, 2019 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Stephen Merchant (Extras, The Office) and Sheridan Smith (The Moorside, Mrs Biggs) have been set as the leads in The Barking Murders, BBC One's three-part Stephen Port drama from the team behind The Moorside and Appropriate Adult.
By Patrick Munn | January 16, 2019 - 2:27 pm | No Comments
ITV Studios' global production hit an all time high in 2018. Across their portfolio of international production labels they produced more 8500 hours of content - an all time high for the company. ITV Studios now has production bases in 12 countries with more than 50 labels supplying over 200 channels and platforms.
By Patrick Munn | September 25, 2018 - 5:58 pm | No Comments
Simon Nye and Sophie Clarke-Jervoise have teamed together to launch Genial Productions, a new independent production company focusing on launching returnable comedy and drama TV series. ITV Studios is backing the nascent company with minority investment.