Channel 4 backs Barcroft Media group
The move marks the first investment from the U.K. pubcaster’s Growth Fund in a company specializing in digital production and distribution.
Amazon to unleash Catastrophe in the U.S.
The comedy series, which debuted on the U.K.’s Channel 4 in January, will be available to subscribers on June 19.
YouTube short ‘Cougar Hunter’ picked up by Channel 5
The Barcroft TV production about a 31-year-old man who dates women in their 70s, 80s, and 90s will run as a full-length doc on the U.K. broadcaster.
International Digital Emmy Awards winners announced
Presented at MIPTV in Cannes, #7DaysLater, Shujaaz.FM Reloaded, and D-Day: As It Happens are the shows that won at the annual competition that’s open to digital content creators outside of the U.S.
Xbox and U.K.’s Channel 4 partner on original, hour-long drama
The eight-episode show called Humans, which will be produced by London-based Kudos, is the latest Millennials-targeting series from Xbox Entertainment Studios.