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Netflix orders I Am A Killer season 5 and 6

Following the success of the I Am A Killer series, Netflix has renewed the docuseries for a fifth and sixth season. The critically acclaimed true-crime series has been given access to some of the toughest maximum security prisons in the US. Each season focuses on six new prisoners convicted of murder, with exclusive interviews examining […]

March 22, 2024

Secrets of a Murder Detective coming to TRUE CRIME

TRUE CRIME, the #1 factual entertainment channel in the UK amongst women 16+[1], part of a joint venture owned by AMC Networks International – UK and Paramount Global, has announced the premiere of a new, expert-led true crime original series offering an insight into recent murder investigations. Secrets of a Murder Detective (10×60’) was produced […]

February 6, 2024

Chicken Soup for the Soul relaunching FrightPIX

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has formed a joint venture with Swirl Films to relaunch the AVoD service FrightPIX as a FAST, YouTube channel, and offer it through other connected platforms. A home for creature features, zombies, thrillers, and creepy crimes, FrightPIX offers viewers a curated selection of horror and thriller content. Under the […]

February 5, 2024

New NBCUniversal FAST channels on Roku

NBCUniversal and Roku have launched nine new entertainment and sports channels in the US from NBCUniversal’s TV and streaming portfolio and the NBCUniversal Global TV Distribution library on The Roku Channel. FAST Channels now available include: GolfPass: GolfPass brings together thousands of lessons from the game’s biggest instructors, exclusive series, GOLF Channel news and features, […]

January 16, 2024

Yeti Television’s The Truth About My Murder returns to True Crime

Yeti Television has announced that AMC Networks International UK (AMCNI UK) has commissioned the second season of the hit true crime series The Truth About My Murder (10×60’), which is set to air on top factual entertainment channel True Crime – formerly known as CBS Reality – in early 2024. True Crime is a joint […]

December 4, 2023

SiriusXM unveils new look

SiriusXM has unveiled its refreshed branding built around a star icon. The North American pay-radio broadcasters states that the new logo takes inspiration from the night sky, putting a star at the centre of its iconic ‘S’ to represent Sirius, the ‘Dog Star’. The star is defined to “harken back to the brand’s origins as […]

November 9, 2023By Chris Forrester

AMC Networks rebrands UK portfolio

AMC Networks International UK has announced that it will rebrand its portfolio of UK channels and streaming services owned by the CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership, a joint venture with Paramount Global. The rebrand will be rolled out on November 22nd and AMC Networks says it “provides an exciting opportunity to introduce a clearer […]

October 31, 2023

WBD UK & Ireland unveils Victorian Murder Files for Quest Red

Victorian Murder Files will examine some of the era’s most gruesome and headline-grabbing cases, all told with a contemporary twist. This 6×60 series, produced by Plimsoll Productions, will combine present day insights from experts including detectives, psychologists, and pathologists with scripted performances from actors playing the perpetrators and witnesses, all filmed in a modern-day setting. […]

October 31, 2023

UKTV commissions red Flag for W, UKTV Play

UKTV has announced its first true crime commission for free-to-air entertainment channel W and streaming service UKTV Play. Red Flag (8 x 60’) is a UKTV Original series produced by First Look TV and will air in 2024.  Over eight compelling episodes, the stories of people who have been catfished, gaslit and deceived are told […]

October 11, 2023

FilmRise grows roster of Creator Partner Programme

FilmRise, the New York City-based film & television studio and streaming network is expanding The FilmRise Creators Partner Programme to include an additional eleven creator libraries. The FilmRise Creator Partner Programme is a turnkey distribution model that curates and distributes creator content to the biggest streaming platforms in the US, Canada and abroad, spanning various […]

August 15, 2023