In the run-up to Mipcom, Endemol Studios, the L.A.-based scripted studio of Endemol North America, has come on board to produce an English-language adaptation of Canal Plus’ hit crime thriller…
LONDON — The BBC has strengthened its lineup of foreign-language programming with the acquisition of German war drama "Generation War." The miniseries — which will air in the U.K. as three 90-minute…
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Embattled BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten used this quote from Charles Dickens to describe the pubcaster's annual report for 2012/13, which was…
PARIS — U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has nabbed premiere broadcast rights to hit Gallic suspenser “Rebound,” repped by Zodiak Rights. Canal Plus’ highest-rated original drama, “Rebound” is produced by…
Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West are to play Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in a BBC biopic.
Upscale U.K. web BBC4, the channel that brought British audiences "Mad Men" and "The Killing," has bought NBC laffer "Parks and Recreation."
The BBC has nabbed another drama from Danish pubcaster DR, the web behind much praised crime skein "The Killing."
Cult European crime dramas "The Killing," the Danish show being remade by Fox in the U.S., and "Spiral," a French police procedural, form part of upscale U.K. web BBC 4's new schedule.
British TV audiences don't, as a rule, like subtitled foreign drama, but Danish crime series "The Killing," in which a single crime is investigated over 20 episodes, has proved an exception to that…
BBC 4 -- the corp.'s upscale U.K. digital web, which airs cult hit "Mad Men" -- will continue to buy acquired shows, despite plans to cut the overall BBC acquisitions budget by 25%.