Jeremy Fox will focus on OTT drama business Atrium and become executive chairman at U.K. distributor DRG, with Richard Halliwell filling his previous CEO role. Former BBC Worldwide executive…
Independent film and TV studio eOne has brought in Noel Hedges to head up acquisitions on the TV side of the business. Hedges, who joins from Modern Times Group-owned distributor DRG, will be taking…
Former Sony USA chief Howard Stringer has teamed with U.K. distributor DRG to launch a development venture targeting streaming platforms worldwide. Atrium TV is described as a “commissioning club”…
London-headquartered television distribution company DRG, which is led by Jeremy Fox, is expanding its global reach with the launch of a Los Angeles office, which will work with U.S. broadcasters and…
LONDON — HBO Europe, which operates cable services across Central Europe and in the Netherlands, will produce a Czech remake of the Norwegian conspiracy thriller “Mammon.” It also has acquired Polish…
Mexico has selected Cannes competition player "Heli" as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race. Amat Escalante‘s divisive Mexican cartel drama about the budding love between a…
Region attracts attention with digitization
A drama series on the life of William Wallace -- subject of Oscar picture-winner "Braveheart" -- is being developed by STV Prods. in association with Digital Rights Group, Nine/8 Entertainment and…
"Hell on Wheels," the new Oater that will bow in the U.S. on AMC this November, has been sold to 19 territories across Europe.
The Mip TV programming mart in Cannes got off to a rocking start on Monday with a slew of high-profile deals, including several scripted format pacts.
"American Idol" exec producer Nigel Lythgoe is teaming up with Wild Rover Prods. to co-produce the U.S. version of new quiz show format "Secret Fortune."