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Beecham House Among Fremantle’s MIPCOM Highlights


Documentaries, dramas, lifestyle shows and entertainment programs are stacked across Fremantle’s MIPCOM lineup.

Among Fremantle’s drama highlights are Beecham House from Gurinder Chadha (Bend it Like Beckham) and the thriller Taken Down. Beecham House is set in India on the cusp of the 19th century. Taken Down centers on a detective who investigates the violent death of a Nigerian migrant. Other dramas headlining the slate include the second season of American Gods and the new series My Brilliant Friend.

In non-scripted, Fremantle is touting Expedition with Steve Backshall, the documentary series Manson: The Lost Tapes, I Am Paul Walker and In Search Of, as well as the lifestyle shows Nadiya’s Family Favourites and Jaime Cooks Italy. In the entertainment space, Fremantle is offering America’s Got Talent: The Champions, American Idol and The X Factor UK season 15.

Jens Richter, Fremantle’s CEO, International, said, “We have been hard at work to bring our biggest lineup yet to MIPCOM 2018 that we know both global buyers and their audiences will love. Fremantle is passionate about building partnerships with the most in-demand talent in the industry, both on- and off-screen, and this is reflected in the amount of quality programming we have headlining our slate this year.”

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