All articles by Will Hurrell – Page 5

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    Electric Sky sells ITV's Fat Teens to NZ


    Electric Sky has sold ITV1 documentary Fat Teens in Love to Prime NZ in New Zealand, as part of a raft of deals done with cable and terrestrial broadcasters in the country.

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    RDF USA hires E! exec


    RDF USA, the US arm of RDF Media Group, has made a number of key appointments, including former E! Entertainment executive, Jennifer Danska.

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    FME plans US comedy push


    British comedies such as Toyboize could be set for US remakes following Fremantle Media North America's move to create a new senior vice president for scripted comedy.

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    Fremantle makes teen drama for MySpace


    Fremantle Media is producing a HD online drama for social networking site MySpace UK that is being sponsored by Red Bull and Tampax.

  • Features

    The Buyer: David Booth


    David Booth is vice president, programming, MTV Networks.

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    Coolabi signs Oz partner for Dead Normal


    Coolabi Productions has pre-sold CBBC teen drama Dead Normal to ABC TV Australia after striking a co-pro deal with a local indie.

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    UKTV eyes reality TV as it readies Really


    UKTV is looking to acquire ‘voyeuristic' ob-docs after picking up a US series for Really, the lifestyle channel that will replace UKTV Gardens next month.

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    Cowell hints at US X Factor


    American Idol judge Simon Cowell has hinted that he may be planning to launch The X Factor in the US.

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    Katy Brand and Inbetweeners to air in US


    BBC America has acquired the broadcast rights to ITV2 sketch comedy Katy Brand's Big Ass Show and E4 comedy The Inbetweeners.

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    Plans revealed for CSI movie


    Long-running US crime drama CSI is being set for a Hollywood remake, according to William Petersen, the show's former star and executive producer.

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    All3Media and BBCW win Queen's Award


    Distributors BBC Worldwide (BBCW) and All3Media International have each received a Queen's Award for helping increase UK exports.

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    UKTV will spruce up houses for Home


    UKTV has acquired two home improvement series for Home, the channel that is poised to replace UKTV Style.

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    Bravo beats Five in race for US bike drama


    Virgin Media TV's Bravo has beaten Five to pick up the UK premiere rights to critically acclaimed US motorcycle drama Sons of Anarchy.

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    ITV's Primeval to get Hollywood treatment


    Impossible Pictures has teamed up with US film studio Warner Bros to turn ITV1 dinosaur drama Primeval into a Hollywood movie.

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    MoMedia joins Lions' Tour


    Digital producer and distributor MoMedia International has won the mobile and online rights to rugby sporting event the British and Irish Lions' South African Tour.

  • Features

    The Buyer: Karrie Wolfe


    Karrie Wolfe is senior vice president of RDF USA.

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    Russia to air Hudson plane crash doc


    Darlow Smithson Production's (DSP) fast turnaround documentary Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash has been sold to Channel One in Russia.

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    Parthenon wins myth series commission


    Parthenon Entertainment has won its biggest series commission to date, a 13 x 30-minute series for National Geographic Channels International that will debunk the myths surrounding famous historical figures.

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    Target takes Josef Fritzl doc global


    Target Entertainment has sold Sky 1 documentary Josef Fritzl: Story of a Monster to eight broadcasters around the world.

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    Fremantle: UK format dominance is waning


    FremantleMedia senior executive vice-president of entertainment Rob Clark has warned that the UK's dominance of the formats business will slip in the face of stronger competition from abroad.