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Terry Pratchett

Amazon ties with BBC for Terry Pratchett adaptation

19-Jan-2017 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart, Broadcast

SVoD platform and British broadcaster are teaming on a six-episode version of the 1990 comic novel.


'Misfits' director among seven to present new TV dramas in Berlin

18-Jan-2017 | By Tom Grater

Seven high-end European and US drama series will participate in the 2017 edition of the EFM’s TV co-pro event.


Tom Hardy series 'Taboo' sells to Spain, Russia, Nordic territories

17-Jan-2017 | By Tom Grater

Period drama is currently airing in the UK and US.

Night manager

Le Carré's 'The Spy Who Came In From The Cold' set for BBC1

16-Jan-2017 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart, Broadcast

Slumdog Millionaire writer Simon Beaufoy is adapting the novel for The Night Manager producers The Ink Factory.

Michael Jackson Joseph Fiennes

Sky Arts cancels Michael Jackson comedy after backlash

13-Jan-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Jackson’s daughter had voiced a complaint about the casting of white actor Joseph Fiennes as the pop star.

Joel and Ethan Coen

Coen brothers, Annapurna TV team on 'Ballad Of Buster Scruggs'

11-Jan-2017 | By Orlando Parfitt

Oscar-winners working on theatrical/TV project.

Screen TV features


Haifa: TV strand highlights family dramas

18-Oct-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

The festival’s TV section has been rebranded as Haifa TV Series Meetings (Oct 20) this year.

India MIpcom

MIPCOM: how to excel in India's burgeoning VOD market?

17-Oct-2016 | By

India is on the brink of a streaming revolution, with international players joining a host of local platforms. But can anyone make money in this complex and crowded market? Liz Shackleton reports.


MIPCOM: Swedish TV outfit Yellow Bird's flight plan

13-Oct-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Swedish TV and film production company Yellow Bird is moving beyond its Nordic Noir roots with an ambitious slate mostly for the small screen.

Parades End

MIPCOM: UK indies embracing high-end TV

12-Oct-2016 | By

Independent UK producers are increasingly branching out into high-end TV drama, driven by financial and creative opportunities. Is this the golden goose for the indie film sector?


MIPCOM: US TV industry making diversity strides

12-Oct-2016 | By John Hazelton

US television has made positive strides towards on-screen diversity, whereas progress in the film industry remains slow. It is a trend that is reaping rewards.


MIPCOM: Blurred lines between film, TV industries

12-Oct-2016 | By John Hazelton

It has taken Hollywood a while to catch up with some parts of the world, but the demarcation between the US film and television industries is becoming ever more faint.