Jekyll and Hyde

CBC buys pair of British dramas

The CBC has picked up a pair of dramas from ITV in the UK for its winter TV season. The Canadian pubcaster has bought Jekyll and Hyde, the edgy new adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic, and three-part murder mystery drama Midwinter of the Spirit. Both shows are on ITV’s flagship ITV channel in […]

ITV discovers Tutankhamun drama

UK broadcaster ITV has ordered a four-part miniseries telling the story of the discovery of Ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun’s tomb. Tutankhamun, beginning in 1905, will follow solitary young archaeologist Howard Carter as he fervently leads an expedition into the Valley of the Kings in 1921 with the backing of aristocrat Lord Carnarvon. Guy Burt, who […]

ITV Studios on track for £100m 2014 revenue boost

The content arm of ITV is on course to grow revenues by £100 million (US$157.5 million) in 2014, the UK broadcaster said this morning. The commercial channel operator reported results for the first nine months of the year, with ITV Studios revenues up 10% in the period. ITV Studios reported revenue of £207 million in […]