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British shows have won nine of the 23 prizes handed out at the Banff World Television Awards in Canada, including the best comedy gong for BBC2’s Beautiful People.
Shine Group is to establish a new division in France and has appointed Endemol executive Thierry Lachkar to head it up.
US cable network A E has cancelled the Patrick Swayze crime drama Beast, which was acquired by Five earlier this year, according to reports.
A whole town must change its international eating habits in this cookery format from Canada.
Off The Fence (OTF) has completed a flurry of sales to broadcasters across Europe and Asia, including several to UKTV’s recently rebranded Eden.
Director of global programme acquisitions, NBC Universal Global Networks
The US remake of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here debuted on the NBC network with a solid 6.5m viewers, but was beaten by three CBS drama repeats in the same slot.
TV export revenues for UK-based independent producers were the highest on record in 2008, according to a report commissioned by Pact.
UKTV has commissioned Masterchef producer Shine to make a new family cookery series for its soon-to-launch channel Good Food.
Avalon Distribution has sold award-winning ITV1 format Harry Hill’s TV Burp to Seven network in Australia.
ITV2 has acquired the UK premiere rights to the US version of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!
FMX, the new media division of Fremantle Media, has created a trio of senior roles to spear-head its expansion into production and roll out online content internationally.
Frantic bidding wars for the latest US hits look unlikely after UK buyers said this week’s LA screenings were noticeably quieter than recent years.
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah is working with Leopard Films on his first TV drama project for 17 years.
Yvonne Body is head of co-productions and acquisitions at Beyond Distribution
BBC Worldwide has sold a package of natural history titles including BBC2’s up-coming HD series Life to Australian broadcaster ABC TV.
Shine-owned US producer Reveille is teaming up with Twitter to make a TV programme that incorporates the social networking site into the action of the show.
Bristol-based indie Icon Films has been commissioned by US cable channel Animal Planet to make a second run of its fishing adventure series, River Monsters.
Digital Rights Group has created a new sales division it will operate alongside its other brands after signing an exclusive distribution deal with Motive Television.
UKTV’s new lifestyle channel Really has acquired a reality dating show from Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore’s indie Flower Films.
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