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Warner Bros Discovery UK commissions Inside The Heist

Warner Bros Discovery UK has announced the commission of a new crime documentary, Inside The Heist (w/t). The 6×60 series, produced by Twenty Six 03, will examine some of the most brazen and intricately planned heists of the past 25 years, including Dunbar Security Job, Millennium Dome, Hatton Garden, Antwerp Diamond, Stockholm Helicopter, and Rio […]

June 28, 2022

FilmRise acquires World’s Most Evil Killers rights

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has acquired all rights to the recently wrapped sixth and upcoming seventh seasons of Woodcut Media’s long-running true crime docuseries World’s Most Evil Killers, represented by Keshet International for world sales. The deal gives FilmRise exclusive digital SVoD, AVoD and FAST rights domestically to […]

June 13, 2022

Sky announces 6 new factual commissions

Sky has unveiled three new titles for Sky Documentaries, and a series each for Sky Crime, Sky Nature and Sky HISTORY. The newly commissioned titles for Sky Documentaries include The Assassination of Olof Palme, a thriller-esque four-part series set in Cold War Sweden about one of Europe’s most high-profile assassinations of a Prime Minister. Italia […]

May 16, 2022

TotalCrime launches on VIZIO WatchFree+

International producer, distributor and channel operator, Blue Ant Media, has announced the launch of TotalCrime, a new free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel on VIZIO WatchFree+ in the US. TotalCrime serves true crime enthusiasts with a programming line-up stacked with real-life stories depicted in factual series and documentaries. The majority of the channel’s lineup is […]

May 5, 2022

Cinedigm’s DMR launches Cinehouse

Digital media and entertainment company DMR, is letting fans stream their favourite niche channels with the launch of Cinehouse. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Cinedigm, DMR says it is unveiling this new free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) service to superserve enthusiast fan bases across several popular genres. Cinehouse is dedicated to bringing fans the best movies and TV shows […]

April 20, 2022

Data: 81% taken action after hearing ads during podcast

Data from Voices, the marketplace for hiring voice over talent, has revealed that in 2021 just over 50 per cent of its business customers are actively using voice overs for online advertising. Voices also revealed that 81 per cent of podcast listeners, if advertised to, will conduct some form of search or engage in a […]

April 11, 2022

Discovery UK orders more Faking It

True crime series, Faking It, will return this year as Discovery UK commissions a new line-up of specials along with the sixth season produced by Merseyside-based Shearwater Media. Faking It follows experts in body language, linguistics and forensic psychology as they examine footage and interviews of individuals connected to some of the most high-profile crimes, […]

March 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

discovery+ on LG Smart TVs in Europe

Discovery and LG Electronics have announced that discovery+ streaming service is now available on LG Smart TVs in Europe, including LG’s line-up of LG OLED TVs and LG QNED MiniLED TVs. The partnership further expands the reach of discovery+ broad portfolio of unscripted stories in Europe, stretching across the UK, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, […]

March 21, 2022

Law & Crime acquires rights to Protection Court

Live trial and true crime network, Law&Crime, has licensed the rights for primetime airings of Protection Court, a syndicated show from Trifecta Entertainment. The show captures the daily happenings inside one of America’s busiest protection order courts in Dade County, Florida. Protection Court shows live testimony from some of the most terrifying restraining order cases […]

March 21, 2022

Bug Out on IMDb TV

All four episodes of the new IMDb TV Original docuseries Bug Out are now available to stream exclusively on IMDb TV, Amazon’s free ad-supported streaming service. Bug Out holds the magnifying glass to one of the most bizarre crimes in recent history: The theft of $50,000 worth of living bugs from the Philadelphia Insectarium. As detectives with the Philadelphia Police Department investigate, […]

March 4, 2022