London– The A Word, a new 6-part drama series announced its stellar line-up consisting of Christopher Eccleston, Lee Ingleby, Morven Christie, Greg McHugh, Vinette Robinson and Max Vento. The series will be shot on location in The Lake District and also at Machester’s Space Project. Based on a Keshet International and July August Productions’ series and drama format, filming for the series will continue until early 2016 and a late spring TX is anticipated. The A Word will be … [Read more...] about The A Word’s stellar cast
July August Productions
Haut et Court TV and July-August Productions to develop a new, 10x60’ ecological & psychological thriller/drama series, Rubber Ducks, co-developed with Tandem, it was announced by Caroline Benjo, Managing Director, Haut et Court TV (Les Revenants). Exclusive worldwide distribution will also be handled by Tandem. A fictionalised story based on an actual experiment undertaken by NASA, Rubber Ducks explores ideas of ecological change not only on the environment … [Read more...] about Haut et Court partners with July-August Productions
Cannes – In a deal that successfully closed on April 8, Keshet International’s Boom! has sold to Spanish network Atresmedia. The news follows two sales to the U.S. (FOX) and France (TF1) in as many days. Boom! achieved outstanding ratings when it made its debut on Keshet Broadcasting, Channel 2 Israel following its launch on April 3 at 9pm, becoming the highest-rated game show launch ever in Israel. Vastly outshining all other shows in its timeslot, Boom! scored a staggering 41.2% … [Read more...] about MIPTV: Spain acquires “Boom!”
Cannes – Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has picked up Keshet DCP’s explosive game show format Boom!, marking Keshet DCP’s second project sold to series. Boom! fuses the drama, intensity and thrill of a blockbuster action movie with the high-octane fun of a video game. Full of comedy, colour and excitement, Boom!’s fresh approach rolls the intellectual and physical challenges of existing game shows into one can’t-miss event for viewers of all ages. A squad of four … [Read more...] about MIPTV: FOX and Keshet DCP brings “Boom!” to the U.S.
Tel Aviv – Armoza Formats’ scripted drama The Ran Quadruplets has received a pilot order by American broadcaster CBS. The US pilot will be written and executive produced by David Marshall Grant (Smash) and produced by CBS Studios. The Israeli version aired on Israel’s Yes for two seasons. Armoza’s Founder and CEO, Avi Armoza, will be one of the Executive Producers, along with Yona Wiesenthal, Eilon Ratzkovsky, Yahalom, Jakobi, Intrigue … [Read more...] about Armoza Formats’ drama gets CBS pilot order