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BBC Four buys Spanish drama

Spanish drama I Know Who You Are is headed for culture-themed UK network BBC Four. The acquisition of the 10x70mins series marks the first time the BBC has acquired a Spanish-produced drama, though its commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, did coproduce The Refugees with Atresmedia in 2014. I Know Who You Are (aka Sé Quién Eres) comes […]

More4 wades into Heavy Water War noir

Channel 4’s UK digital network More4 has acquired The Heavy Water War, a Norwegian noir that aired to huge ratings on NRK. The six-part show, from Filmkameratene AS, the UK’s Headline Pictures and Denmark’s Sebasto Film & TV, went to More4 via Arrow Films, which has distribution rights in the UK. The series begins in […]

Wuaki grabs Gomorrah, Nordic dramas

On-demand service Wuaki.tv has scored a content partnership with UK home entertainment distributor Arrow Films that will hand it shows such as Italian crime series Gomorrah. Wuaki has been building a catalogue of Hollywood and independent titles for its subscription base, and this latest deal means it will offer TV and movie titles from Italian, […]

Sky Atlantic buys Italian-language series Gomorrah

Sky Atlantic has acquired its first foreign-language drama series, Gomorrah. The Italian series is a TV remake of the Roberto Saviano book and subsequent movie of the same name and follows the mafia in the Italian city of Naples. It is produced by Cattleya, which also makes Romanzo Criminale, the mafia series currently being remade […]

Wallander III sells worldwide

The third season of Wallander has sold to various territories worldwide including the UK, Australia, New Zealand, former Yugoslavia, CIS countries, Iceland and Poland. The Swedish series, this time based on Henning Mankell’s last novel The Troubled Man and original scripts, will air on the BBC in the UK, where Arrow Films will hold the […]

UK, Dutch vendors acquire Beta’s mafia series

Distribution companies in the UK and the Netherlands have acquired local all-rights packages to Gomorrah, the Beta Films-sold remake of the Italian mafia expose novel of the same name. Arrow Films in the UK and Holland’s Luminere, both best know as film distributors, have acquired the 12-part series. The deals both include pay TV sales […]

BBC Two acquires ‘German Band of Brothers’

BBC Two has acquired the 3x90mins German miniseries Generation War, marking the first foreign language drama on the UK broadcaster in 12 years. Generation War depicts the lives of five young German friends during World War II, whose lives veer in wildly different directions as the horror of the period plays out between 1941 and […]