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Discovery invests in more killer factual

Woodcut Media’s British Police: Our Toughest Cases

US factual giant Discovery has commissioned more true crime content for its UK channels from local indie Woodcut Media.

Woodcut Media will produce British Police: Our Toughest Cases (6×60’) as well as a second season of The Killer in My Family (6×60’), both of which will be aired on Discovery’s Quest Red channel.

Blue Ant International will act as worldwide distributor and has provided deficit financing for the new series, as well as season two of The Killer in My Family.

British Police: Our Toughest Cases takes a look at some of the UK’s most challenging police investigations. Matthew Gordon and Kate Beal are executive producers for Woodcut Media and Solange Attwood exec produces for Blue Ant International.

The second run of The Killer in My Family explores homicide and its impact on the perpetrators’ families. It is executive produced by Jamie Watkins for Discovery, Gordon and Beal will executive produce the series for Woodcut Media, and Attwood will again exec produce for Blue Ant.

Gordon said: “Crime programming is still having its heyday and there are no signs of things slowing down when it comes to demand. Our series’ have found a superb platform with the Discovery-owned channels, and we hope each intriguing episode will leave viewers hungry for more. We are also delighted to welcome Blue Ant on board as distributor.”



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