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London-based indie Nevision has launched a bi-coastal US office headed by former NBCUniversal executives Sandy Wax and Vincent Gabriele.
Italian pubcaster Rai has commissioned a six-part drama about a proxy marriage from Banijay-owned Endemol Shine Italy.
Vice Studios wants to work on factual programming that blurs the lines with other genres such as comedy, according to company president Kate Ward.
French producer and distributor StudioCanal has sold 4x60’ drama series Ridley Road to several international networks, including Now Studio Hong Kong, ABC Australia, Nova Greece, YLE Finland, SVT Sweden, NRK Norway and DR Denmark.
C21’s development market and conference Content London returned as a physical event this week with delegates and speakers converging on the UK capital for three days of networking and insights into the global content business.
Today we hear from Kayleigh Llewellyn, creator, writer and executive producer of In My Skin, the Bafta-winning BBC comedy-drama tackling mental health and sexuality, which recently had its second season.
Underlying Health Condition, the pressure group set up earlier this year by leading names in the UK drama industry, has revealed damning research into the state of accessibility at UK filming facilities.
Netflix has commissioned an original Mexican drama called Belascoarán, based on the literary saga created by author Paco Ignacio Taibo II.
ITV Studios has inked a raft of deals for its unscripted programming, including a deal with Netflix via which the streamer will pick up season three of Love Island USA in select territories in South-East Asia.
Channel 4 in the UK has commissioned a satirical comedy series that will attempt to “urgently” overhaul the public perception of some of its on-screen stars.
US network Fox has ordered a third season of reality competition format Lego Masters, with the new run set to debut next year.
Public broadcasters Rai in Italy and ERT in Greece have acquired Australian animated preschool hit Bluey.
French production and distribution company Dandelooo is adapting children’s book series Gaston’s Emotions for TV.
A+E Networks and Sky's joint-venture channel Sky History has ordered more episodes of Secret Wars Uncovered from London- and Miami-based CIC Media.
CONTENT LONDON: Georgia Brown, head of European originals at Amazon Studios, asked potential pitchers to “come armed with great ideas” and “challenge” the company at Content London on Thursday.
CONTENT LONDON: Global streaming giant Netflix took home a record six prizes at C21’s annual International Drama Awards as Content London came to a close this evening.
Banijay UK has acquired format specialist prodco Znak TV and appointed its founder Natalka Znak as CEO of its Remarkable Entertainment and Initial labels to create a new unscripted group.
CONTENT LONDON: The way some entertainment companies are "putting up walls" in terms of what shows they will and won't sell outside their own studio groups is counter-intuitive, according to Universal International Studios interim president Beatrice Springborn.
In the C21FM Weekly Review Show, which runs from 10am today to 10am on Monday December 6, we play highlights from a great week on the station. Tune in for a mix of music, news and interviews that put the global content business in perspective.
CONTENT LONDON: BBC Children's is seeking ambitious drama on a similar scale to its upcoming CBBC series Dodger, starring Christopher Eccleston and David Threlfall.
CONTENT LONDON: Multichannel operator UKTV is looking for crime dramas with humour and diverse voices for its crime drama network Alibi.

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