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Discovery carriage deal ends Finnish carriage clash

Finnish telco, cable and digital-terrestrial pay TV operator DNA has struck a deal with Discovery to continue airing the Discovery and Eurosport channels following the carriage terms dispute between the pair at the end of last year. The deal means that DNA will continue to distribute Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Discovery HD Showcase, Discovery Science, […]

Berlin: Shine France discovers DR’s DNA

Shine France is set to board a new Danish drama from pubcaster DR. TBI understands the final elements of an agreement are being worked out, after which Shine France, part of the Endemol Shine Group, will coproduce the series with Warner Bros.-owned Eyeworks Scandi Fiction. Investigative crime drama DNA comes from writer Torleif Hoppe, whose […]

DNA hires development chief for fledgling TV unit

Movie producer DNA has hired a development boss for DNA TV, the TV production division it launched with Fox earlier this year. Tom Winchester will be become head of TV development at the new business. He has held drama roles at Hat Trick, Tiger Aspect, Mammoth Screen and Bentley. DNA Films CEO Andrew Macdonald (pictured) […]

Zodiak inks first-look deal with Western Front

Zodiak Rights has agreed a first-look deal with UK-based indie Western Front Films. The distributor will launch two shows from the factual producer at MIPCOM, Meet The Izzards and America’s Secret War Plan Revealed. Meet The Izzards is a two-part doc for BBC One in the UK. It follows comedian Eddie izzard as he uses […]