Blaze Television has signed a deal with US multichannel operator DirecTV to produce an American version of ITV1 pop show CD:UK. DirecTV has picked up a 60-minute show for 52 weeks with an option for a further two years. CD:USA will launch at 11am on Saturday mornings from January and then air for 48 hours on dedicated digital channel The 101. CD:UK executive producer Conor McAnally will oversee both productions.
Blaze Television has signed a deal with US multichannel operator DirecTV to produce an American version of ITV1 pop show CD:UK. DirecTV has picked up a 60-minute show for 52 weeks with an option for a further two years. CD:USA will launch at 11am on Saturday mornings from January and then air for 48 hours on dedicated digital channel The 101. CD:UK executive producer Conor McAnally will oversee both productions.