Thursday, May 28, 2020
Home / Top Stories (page 651)

Top Stories

Exclusive Interview: HBO’s Sheila Nevins

PREMIUM: Sheila Nevins, the president of HBO Documentary Films, tells TV Real about the relentless pursuit for justice in the Paradise Lost documentaries that led to the release of the West Memphis Three this past summer. The search for the truth is an apt description of Nevins’ approach to filmmaking. ...

Read More »

ID Builds Red Hot Saturdays Lineup

SILVER SPRING: The new seven-part Investigation Discovery series Deadly Sins is to premiere March 3 as part of the channel’s Red Hot Saturdays programming lineup. The series features attorney Darren Kavinoky, a criminal behavior expert who provides professional insight and legal expertise in his analysis of various crime cases. Each ...

Read More »

New Natural-Disaster Doc Series from eOne

LOS ANGELES/TORONTO: Entertainment One (eOne) has begun production on the documentary series Perfect Storms: Disasters that Changed the World, which is to air in early 2013 on History Television in Canada. The six-part one-hour doc series investigates the largest natural disasters of all time. Stories include the Kanto Earthquake of ...

Read More »

ZDFE Unveils New 3D Doc Production

MAINZ: ZDF Enterprises is offering the international market the first ZDF in-house documentary shot in 3D, The Huber Brothers. ZDF documented the Bavarian brothers Alexander and Thomas Huber as they free-climbed the route in the Tyrolean Alps in June 2011. The doc aired on the Internet in 3D and in ...

Read More »

TVP Picks Up GloboDOC Titles

SÃO PAULO: Globo TV International has sold three documentaries to Telewizja Polska’s TVP Info. The titles sold to TVP Info include 2014: A Dream Under Construction, which shows how Brazil is preparing for the World Cup in 2014, and Carnaval: Streets of Joy, which explores Brazil’s largest street party. The ...

Read More »

Passion Sells Package to Finland

LONDON: A raft of programming from the Passion Distribution catalogue has been picked up by MTV3 Finland for the male-skewed MAX channel and female-focused AVA service. Included in the package are a number of titles from Scripps Networks International, including Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Addiction, the first two seasons of The ...

Read More »

Nat Geo Wild Lines Up Big Cat Week

SYDNEY: Australia’s Ben Britton is hosting the week-long Big Cat Week event on Nat Geo Wild, which will feature the doc The Last Lions as its centerpiece. The seven-day programming stunt kicks off on February 26. A series of documentary shorts will air throughout the week, all focused on the ...

Read More »

LinkTV Secures BBC Docu-Series

NEW YORK: BBC Worldwide Americas and LinkTV have inked a programming deal for a range of docu-series and news documentaries from BBC Worldwide, including Tribal Wives. The agreement features Tribal Wives, which premieres February 4 and follows six women who leave western comforts behind to live with some of the ...

Read More »