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Canada's independent producers have called on the country's minister of Canadian heritage to reject the recent renewal of pubcaster CBC's broadcast licence.
UK commercial broadcaster ITV has commissioned a drama series about the life of actor Cary Grant, with Jason Isaacs cast in the lead role and BritBox on board as an international coproduction partner.
BBC Studios-owned UKTV is looking to stock up on titles for its streaming service UKTV Play to supplement the programming from its TV channels Dave, Gold, W, Drama, Alibi, Eden and Yesterday.
Ryan Reynolds’ Maximum Effort Productions has signed a first-look deal for unscripted series with live sports streaming platform FuboTV.
Today we hear from Melanie Rumani, global head of acquisitions for BBC Studios and UKTV, about the programming she and her team are looking to acquire for the companies' channels and services both in the UK and around the world.
MBC Group in Saudi Arabia’s streaming platform Shahid has commissioned Rise of the Witches, billed as the biggest TV series to ever be made in the country.
Austrian pubcaster ORF has boarded forthcoming drama series Rise of the Raven as coproducer.
German free-to-air channel Sat.1 is gearing up to launch a local adaptation of an Italian format in which celebrities go back to school and take exams.
Channel 4 in the UK has commissioned a pair of factual shows from Glasgow-based indie Firecrest Films.
Newen Connect, the distribution arm of TF1 Group’s Newen Studios, is partnering with Andy Serkis’s Imaginarium Productions on a period drama series about the life of Madame Tussauds founder Marie Tussaud.
Format distribution veteran Jeff Goldman is shopping finished programming and developing new lifestyle content via his fledgling independent consultancy Octopean Media.
David Strong has stepped down as CEO of the New Zealand Film Commission amid a conflict-of-interest review about his involvement in a publicly funded TV project.
Altice Media’s RMC-badged factual channels are boosting their leisure- and occupational-themed docs and are on the hunt for cost-effective adventure formats.
Ingvild Daae, CEO of Norwegian prodco Monster, is warning of a challenging future facing Nordic drama despite healthy profit growth from recent productions and revenue from Netflix.
Today we hear from Owain Walbyoff, chief commercial officer at Banijay Group, about how TV companies are tapping into the growing popularity of immersive live experiences based on hit shows.
NBCUniversal-owned streamer Peacock has taken a coming-of-age thriller about a group of 1980s high school misfits straight to series.
Global streamer Amazon Prime Video has launched a local version of its service in Nigeria, with two Nigerian originals forming part of the content line-up.
UKTV-owned crime drama channel Alibi and US broadcaster Masterpiece have co-commissioned a second season of detective series Annika.
London-based kids’ entertainment company Cake has partnered with DCM Pictures and Boulder Media on 2D adventure-comedy series Amelia Fang.
A host of broadcasters in the MENA region, including BBC News Arabic, have acquired content from London-based factual distributor TVF International.
Warner Bros Discovery has detailed its plans to merge its streamers HBO Max and Discovery+ into one service, which will launch under a new name next year.

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