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Sky expands unscripted slate

Sky has announced 12 new unscripted original commissions coming to Sky Documentaries, Sky Crime, Sky Nature and Sky Arts this year. On Sky Documentaries, new feature doc Zuckerberg: King of the Metaverse (w/t) will piece together the events of Mark Zuckerberg’s life along with the creation of Facebook and Meta, combining rarely seen archive footage […]

January 30, 2023By Nik Roseveare

FirstLook TV wins Netflix commission for more My Lover My Kille

Following the success of the first season of FirstLook TV’s My Lover My Killer, which sat for weeks in Netflix’s top ten trending shows, the UK true crime indie has been commissioned to produce a second season of its true crime docuseries. The returning series investigates a range of different stories about those who paid […]

January 26, 2023

Law&Crime Network provides coverage of Murdaugh murder trial

Law&Crime, the network for legal news, will be providing the latest up-to-the-minute coverage of the upcoming Alex Murdaugh murder trial across multiple platforms. Live trial coverage began on January 23rd with jury selection. Opening arguments are scheduled to begin on January 25th. Correspondents Angenette Levy and GiGi McKelvey will be inside the Colleton County Courthouse […]

January 25, 2023

FilmRise, Blue Ant announce Killers: Caught on Camera deal

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network and Blue Ant International, a worldwide distributor of creative content, have announced a co-production and distribution deal for a new true crime series with a voyeuristic twist, Killers: Caught on Camera. The 10-episode programme produced by back2back productions and CBS Reality, will give viewers […]

January 24, 2023

Dan Abrams’ Law&Crime Network hires new execs

Law&Crime, the live trial and true crime network, has hired Eileen Holliday and Matt Zarrell as part of the network’s push to expand digitally. Holliday has joined the network in the newly created position of Vice President of Social and Digital Content, and Zarrell will serve as the Executive Editor of LawAndCrime.com, the leading true-crime […]

January 9, 2023

CBS enhances Catch Up Channels UK app

Fans of true crime and genre classics can now watch their favourite content in the enhanced CBS Catch Up Channels UK app. With CBS Catch Up Channels UK, viewers can indulge in all their favourite genres, with LEGEND bringing all the classics from action to thriller, and suspense to Sci-Fi, including Knight Rider and Walker, […]

November 28, 2022

A+E Networks commissions Cops Who Kill

For launch on the second anniversary of the abduction and murder of Sarah Everard by a serving Metropolitan Police officer, a brand-new series, Cops Who Kill, will lift the lid on eight cases of murder and betrayal by police officers in Britain and around the world. In each episode, TV personality and actor Will Mellor […]

November 18, 2022

Quintus Studios launches true crime AVoD channel

Quintus Studios, the factual content distributor and channel owner, has launched a new true crime AVoD channel branded FD Crime. In addition to featuring existing content in Quintus’ catalogue it had acquired over 60 hours of true crime content from Red Arrow Studios International, New Dominion Pictures and TVF International to bolster the new channel’s […]

November 17, 2022

Law&Crime Network on YouTube Primetime Channels

YouTube has named the Law&Crime Network among its exclusive list of streaming Primetime Channels, a new initiative that will enable subscribers to access a number of networks directly through the platform. Purchasers of Primetime Channels can expect to find Law&Crime’s daily live trial coverage on the lineup, as well as several other legal and crime […]

November 3, 2022

Law&Crime expands availability on Cox

Legal and true crime network Law&Crime has announced its expanded availability on Cox Media Group’s CTV apps, websites and mobile news apps. CMG apps are available for free on most major platforms including Roku, Fire TV, Google TV, Apple TV and, coming soon, Samsung TV. Under this new partnership, CMG viewers in the US can […]

October 31, 2022