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Law&Crime announces new podcast series on YNW Melly Trial

Legal and true crime network Law&Crime announces the next installment in its trial-focused podcast productions with the release of Murder on My Mind, available exclusively on Wondery+ The new series, hosted by Paula Barros of Cold Case Files, details the multiple trials of rap prodigy Jamell ‘YNW Melly’ Demons and a heated courtroom controversy that […]

April 17, 2024

Paramount+ announces The Crow Girl

Paramount+ UK & Ireland has announced the commission of a new original UK drama series The Crow Girl (6 x 60”), with Eve Myles, Katherine Kelly and Dougray Scott cast in the lead roles. From Emmy-winning creative team Buccaneer (Irvine Welsh’s Crime, Marcella) and adapted from the trilogy of novels by Erik Axl Sund, The Crow Girl […]

March 11, 2024

Law&Crime launches Body Cam YouTube channel

Law&Crime, the live trial and true crime network, announces the launch of its new YouTube channel Law&Crime Body Cam. The channel takes viewers into the line of duty through raw footage of some of the most shocking police encounters. Each episode features high-stakes situations caught on body cameras, dash cams, security footage and doorbell cameras, […]

February 7, 2024

Dan Abrams’ Law&Crime partners with Mar Vista Entertainment

Legal and true crime network Law&Crime announces it has newly partnered with LA-based production company, Mar Vista Entertainment, by providing critical trial access and research services for their scripted feature film development. This partnership signals a larger initiative on Law&Crime’s behalf to expand its presence as the go-to trial consultant, as well as plans to […]

January 8, 2024

Law&Crime Network acquired by Jellysmack

Jellysmack, a company specialising in social video creation, optimisation and distribution, has announced the acquisition of the Law&Crime Network, the multi-platform legal and true crime video network and production company that includes streaming and cable television programming, founded by egal analyst and television host Dan Abrams. Law&Crime’s YouTube is the #1 channel for live trial footage […]

October 10, 2023

Analysis: Crime & Thriller tops SVoD spending

The major global streaming platforms (Netflix, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+, Paramount+, Max/HBO Max) will invest $42 billon (€39.9bn) in original and acquired film and TV content this year, Ampere Analysis forecasts suggest. This marks a slower rate of growth of 7 per cent year-on-year, compared to the 24 per cent growth in streaming spending […]

October 6, 2023

Channel 5 greenlights Police 999 from Crackit Productions

Crackit Productions has been commissioned by Channel 5 to produce a new hi-octane police series, Police 999: Clear & Present Danger (working title). The new 6 x 60 part series takes viewers into the heart of modern-day policing in Britain. With access to shocking bodycam footage, the series steps into the shoes of officers on the frontline to get a unique understanding of the most extreme incidents police officers face on the streets […]

October 2, 2023

Little Dot Studios partners with Dubformer

Digital media network, Little Dot Studios, an All3Media Company, has partnered with Dubformer, an AI dubbing start-up, to localise and dub 100 hours of broadcast quality YouTube programming from English to Spanish. Following a surge in demand for premium factual content in the Spanish speaking areas of the US and mainland Spain, Little Dot Studios […]

September 25, 2023

BBC acquires Scrublands series

The BBC has acquired new Australian crime drama Scrublands, based on the award-winning novel written by Chris Hammer, for BBC Four and BBC iPlayer. The four-part series from Australian production company Easy Tiger stars Luke Arnold, Jay Ryan and Bella Heathcote. Scrublands is set in an isolated country town, where a charismatic and dedicated young […]

September 5, 2023

OneGate sees record sales for Baltic Crimes

OneGate Media has secured record-high sales for the crime drama Baltic Crimes. The international series has been sold across 95 countries including the US, France, UK, Japan and Spain. The series produced by Tim Gehrke with Razor Film Production and Polyphon Film, centres around investigators, Karin Lossow, a former district attorney who has returned to […]

July 18, 2023