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Lars von Trier to make English-language TV series

1-Sep-2014

Lars von Trier is readying English-language TV series The House That Jack Built for Danish public broadcaster DR and the team behind The Killing.

Vice News

A+E Networks to buy Vice stake

1-Sep-2014

History owner A+E Networks is to acquire a 10% stake in youth media business Vice Media for $250m (£150m).

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Nutopia beefs up US development

1-Sep-2014

Jane Root’s Nutopia has hired a former executive from Breaking Bad broadcaster AMC to expand its US development team.

Blind Date

Blind Date set for Irish tryst

28-Aug-2014

Sony-owned indie Stellify Media is to remake Blind Date for Irish broadcaster TV3.

Keshet turns to dual screen for next Homeland

28-Aug-2014

Israeli media group Keshet is planning to develop dual screenfocused dramas and comedies to replicate the success of interactive talent format Rising Star.

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Leopard sells Eve to HBO Latin America

28-Aug-2014

Leopard Drama’s forthcoming CBBC series Eve has been picked up by HBO in Latin America ahead of its UK launch.

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Former Discovery exec Andrew Jackson joins Plimsoll

27-Aug-2014

Former Discovery executive Andrew Jackson has joined Grant Mansfield’s fledgling indie Plimsoll Productions.

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HBO Europe hires London-based drama exec

27-Aug-2014

HBO Europe has hired its first London-based executive, The Borgias producer Steve Matthews.

BBC First creates interactive Twitter drama

26-Aug-2014

International channel BBC First has called for Twitter users to contribute ideas to an online drama.

Sex Box

Sex Box scores US series

26-Aug-2014

Controversial Channel 4 show Sex Box has been picked up for a full series in the US following a successful local pilot.  

Friday Night Dinner

CBS to remake Friday Night Dinner

26-Aug-2014

US network CBS is to remake Big Talk Productions sitcom Friday Night Dinner.

A To Z

Analysis: US acquisitions

21-Aug-2014

A raft of big-budget US acquisitions are set to be unveiled over the next few weeks as British broadcasters conclude their efforts to land this year’s offerings from the LA Screenings.

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HBO plots more Sky co-pros

21-Aug-2014

HBO is hunting for dramas which it can co-produce with Sky, as well as looking to order a family-friendly scripted series.

Hannah Demidowicz

BBC Worldwide bolsters content team

20-Aug-2014

Nat Geo commissioner Hannah Demidowicz and Viacom vice president of commissioning Andrea Speziale-Bagliacca are to join BBC Worldwide’s commissioning team.

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ITVS partners with US literary agent

20-Aug-2014

ITV Studios America has struck a first-look deal with the US literary talent and production firm behind series including Boardwalk Empire, Criminal Minds and True Blood.

Big School starts second term with 3m

FRIDAY: David Walliams’ sitcom Big School returned for a second term with 1.2m fewer viewers than the opening series launch.

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Time to turn the spotlight on IP

Diplomacy is needed to manage the shifting balance of content ownership, argues Stuart Cosgrove

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The X Factor

TV Critics: The X Factor; Two Amigos; Crimes of Passion

“It’s hard to look at another Harry Styles haircut without seeing the contrivances nesting inside it.”

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Podcast

Edinburgh 2014

Talking TV: Edinburgh special

A special edition of Talking TV heads to the Edinburgh International Television Festival to sort through all the major themes of this year’s conference.

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Digital Edition

Broadcast 29 August

Broadcast 29 August

Click for the digital version of this week’s magazine.

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