LATEST INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Discovery Communications is reportedly considering a bid to acquire international channel operator Scripps Network Interactive, owner of the Food Network and Travel Channel.
The BBC has ordered a documentary about a Cambodian rock band produced by Ronachan Films, the indie behind Ade Adepitan’s Journey of My Lifetime.
Horror thriller Rosemary’s Baby is being remade for TV after US network NBC ordered it as a miniseries.
ITV Studios has extended its output deal with Australian commercial broadcaster Seven Network.
BBC4 has acquired the Israeli version of kidnap thriller Hostages after striking a deal with Armoza Formats.
Channel 5 and Sky Living have acquired separate Australian series from distributor DCD Rights, continuing the trend for UK broadcasters to hunt for projects from down under.
Peaky Blinders producer Caryn Mandabach is to expand its US office with the apppointment of Hollywood film producer Michael Besman.
Endemol is ramping up its business in Israel after acquiring a stake in broadcaster Reshet.
Powerpuff Girls and LazyTown are to be made available via Netflix in the UK and Ireland for the first time after Turner agreed a deal with the VoD provider.
Discovery Networks International will premiere a Darlow Smithson Productions documentary about the late South African leader Nelson Mandela in the UK tonight.
Distributor Off the Fence has sold 50 hours of content to Radio Canada’s French-language Pay TV channel Explora.