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Industry unites behind BBC Three

Actors, writers, producers, managers and agents have united to call on the UK pubcaster the BBC to save youth-skewed digital channel BBC Three. An open letter to BBC Trust chairman Rona Fairhead and BBC director general Tony Hall demands the decision to axe the channel as part of a cost-saving drive within the next year […]

Ovation picks up Jon Hamm/Daniel Radcliffe drama

US arts and culture channel Ovation has picked up A Young Doctor’s Notebook, the UK drama series starring Jon Hamm (Mad Men) and Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter). The show, which is produced by Big Talk Productions and distributed by BBC Worldwide, aired on Sky Arts in the UK last year. The 4x30mins comedy drama tells […]

Broadcasters pick up Jon Hamm, Daniel Radcliffe Bulgakov drama

Several international broadcasters have acquired A Young Doctor’s Notebook, the new drama series about the early life of Russian playwright Mikhail Bulgakov. HBO Latin America, RTL Passion in Germany and Yes in Israel are among the first buyers for the series, which was transmitted on Sky Arts in the UK. It proved the pay TV […]

BBC Worldwide says 10% uptick in buyers attending Showcase

BBC Worldwide says that 700 international buyers will attend the 2013 version of its annual Showcase event, a 10% year-on-year increase. Showcase has relocated from Brighton to Liverpool and starts on February 24. The event generates about 20% of Worldwide’s programme sales revenue. Key series that Worldwide will be pushing to the buyers in attendance […]