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FIming begins on Season 2 of Disney+’s Extraordinary

Disney+ has confirmed filming is underway for the second season of Original comedy series, “Extraordinary” from creator and writer Emma Moran and Sid Gentle Films. The season two greenlight was confirmed by Johanna Devereaux, VP Scripted Content and “Extraordinary” Executive Producer for Disney+ at the Season 1 premiere screening last week. All episodes of “Extraordinary” […]

February 2, 2023

BBC Studios acquires Sid Gentle Films

BBC Studios, the BBC’s commercial production-distribution arm, has moved to full ownership of Sid Gentle Films, the production company behind BBC AMERICA’s multi-awarded scripted original Killing Eve. Founded in 2013 by Sally Woodward Gentle, with Lee Morris and Henrietta Colvin, Sid Gentle Films has earned wide recognition for its original scripted series. BBC Studios has […]

October 17, 2022Nick Snow @ MIPCOM

Drama, events drive record iPlayer numbers

The final series of Peaky Blinders, The Split, and Killing Eve, live events including Glastonbury, the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and the Eurovision Song Contest, and new drama Sherwood helped bring record numbers of viewers to BBC iPlayer in the second quarter of 2022. The latest BBC iPlayer data shows: Programmes were streamed over 1.6 billion […]

August 16, 2022

BBC iPlayer sees strongest ever quarter

The BBC iPlayer has reported its best quarter ever quarter on the back of new dramas including The Tourist, The Responder, This is Going to Hurt, The Rules of the Game and Chloe. January to March saw iPlayer’s strongest start to a year ever – with viewers streaming programmes a record 1.83 billion times in […]

April 29, 2022

PGGB, BFC wrap inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme

The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB), in partnership with the British Film Commission (BFC), marked the completion of its inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme on February 21st at a House of Commons reception hosted by the Minister for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, Kemi Badenoch. The PGGB & BFC Diversity and Inclusion Mentor […]

February 22, 2022

VoiceQ unveils new VoiceQ 6.0

VoiceQ, the New Zealand-based player in dubbing software systems, has unveiled a new series of its technology stack, which for the first time includes streaming capability as well as VoiceQ Actor, a new application it will offer free on MacOS for one year to voice performers, beginning today. Since its inception in 2008, VoiceQ technology has […]

February 3, 2022

Survey: Only Fools and Horses most loved BBC show

Only Fools and Horses has been named the nations most loved BBC television programme of all time, beating the liks of Doctor Who and Planet Earth, following a public vote by The One Show viewers as part of the BBC’s centenary celebrations. Only Fools and Horses star David Jason, speaking to The One Show, said: […]

January 31, 2022

AMC Networks CEE VoD partnership with M7

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) and M7 Group, owned by Canal+, have extended their strategic partnership in Central and Eastern Europe. As part of an expanded new multi-territory cooperation, subscribers of M7 Group’s TV platforms in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania will get access to enriched VoD content related to the flagship channels of AMC, […]

December 13, 2021

Prime Video to premiere Your Christmas Or Mine?

Amazon Prime Video has announced the British movie Your Christmas or Mine? will premiere on Prime Video in over 240 territories worldwide in December 2022. The movie, made for Amazon Prime Video by Shiny Button, part of Banijay UK, follows young couple James (Asa Butterfield, Sex Education) and Hayley (Newcomer, Cora Kirk), who, after a […]

September 9, 2021

PGGB announces Diversity & Inclusion Mentor Scheme participants

The Production Guild of Great Britain (PGGB), in partnership with the British Film Commission, has announced the participants for its inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Mentor Scheme which has matched 15 talented mentees with experienced industry mentors working in UK film and High-End TV production. Aimed at individuals working in all grades and departments represented by […]

August 24, 2021