Advanced Television


Yeti opens up Car Boots in Channel 4 doc

Yeti Television has announced a commission from Channel 4 for Car Boot Kings (60’), a documentary created under Channel 4’s First Cut banner for new directors making their first hour in broadcast TV. Fuelled by Britain’s love of a bargain, and the need to make an extra buck during the economic downturn, Car Boots are […]

September 25, 2023

Netflix orders Gilgo Beach serial killer docuseries

Netflix has ordered a three-part documentary series from Story Syndicate which will explore the multi-decade quest to bring justice to the families and multiple victims of the mysterious Gilgo Beach serial killer. The case has been cold for 13 years until a suspect was arrested in July 2023, and continues to unfold in real time. […]

September 1, 2023

Channelbox adds documentary channels

Channelbox has launched a new Docs category featuring the channels Real Life, INFAST, wedo big stories and Docsville. The new channels offer factual series, compelling documentaries and a range of lifestyle programming. “We are constantly expanding Channelbox’s lineup and offer a better user experience to the viewers. We are thrilled with Channelbox’s rapid growth and […]

March 29, 2023

Trick Candle Productions acquires Scatman John biopic

Trick Candle Productions, an international production company specializing in independent feature films, has acquired the rights to the film “Scatman,” the life story of musician/singer John Larkin, “Scatman John.” The movie, chronicling the wild life and positive influence of “Scatman John,” is written by Stephen Basilone and Annie Mebane, (The Goldberg’s, Shrinking). Tom Malloy (“Lansky,” […]

March 28, 2023

The Rob Knox Story exclusively on ITVX

ITV has announced that the award-winning documentary (K)nox: The Rob Knox Story, about the tragic murder of Harry Potter actor Robert Knox, will stream exclusively on ITVX from February 23rd. In 2008, 18 year old Rob Knox was stabbed to death just days after filming his breakthrough role as Marcus Belby in the Harry Potter […]

January 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WaterBear partners with Jack Wolfskin

WaterBear Network, the free streaming platform dedicated to the future of the planet, has announced a multi-level brand partnership with Jack Wolfskin. The collaboration sees the global outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment brand become a founding partner of WaterBear Network, reaching audiences in 194 countries through impact-led storytelling and experiences. Jack Wolfskin’s dedicated channel on […]

March 29, 2022

BBC Three orders Eddie Hall doc

BBC Three has commissioned a new documentary with unique access to British strongman, Eddie ‘The Beast’ Hall, and his journey to a climactic showdown with his arch-rival Thor Bjornsson, in what was dubbed ‘The Heaviest Boxing Match in History.’ Hall and Bjornsson used to be friends as they competed on the Strongman circuit. That changed […]

March 23, 2022

Curiosity launches FAST channel with LG

Curiosity, the global factual media and entertainment company, has partnered with LG to launch Curiosity Now, a free, ad-supported streaming channel, available as channel #277 on LG Channels on all LG Smart TV 4.0 and newer models. Curiosity Now offers select programming from a library of original and curated documentaries, shows and series across nature, […]

March 22, 2022

Apple TV+ ordered first Spanish-language drama

Apple TV+ has announced Midnight Family, a 10-episode medical drama created for television by Gibrán Portela (Güeros, The Untamed) and Julio Rojas (La Jauría), and executive produced by Pablo Larraín and Juan de Dios Larraín (Spencer, A Fantastic Woman), that marks its first all-Spanish-language Apple Original series. Currently in production in Mexico City, the series […]

March 15, 2022

Martine Vik Magnussen doc for discovery+ UK

Discovery UK has announced the commission of Martine: Chasing Justice (working title) , a new documentary series focused on the high-profile investigation into the murder of 23-year-old Norwegian student Martine Vik Magnussen. The series is set to premiere in the UK on discovery+ this autumn. With unique access to Martine’s family, featuring Martine’s father Odd-Petter […]

March 11, 2022