Aussie Network picks up U.K. shows

Nine adds 'Cold Blood,' 'Earth' to weekend sched

SYDNEY — Nine Network has been on a buying spree in the U.K. picking up a slew of skeins to help shore up its weakened ratings.

Web has bought Blighty nature skein “Life in Cold Blood” from the BBC, the final part in the “Life on Earth” series by David Attenborough; series 3 of “Hotel Babylon”: series two of “Primeval”: and the seventh outing of “Waking the Dead.”

Web has also inked with Shed Prods. for “Rock Rivals” a new skein by “Idol” creator Simon Cowell. Skein, meshing drama and aud voting, is based around an “Idol”-style comp where viewers can vote for the ending they want .

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety