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Sister to Adapt Sophie Toscan du Plantier Audible Podcast ‘West Cork’ as TV Series, Joining Netflix and Sky Versions

“Chernobyl” producer Sister is adapting the hit Audible original podcast “West Cork” for TV. Created by Sam Bungey and Jennifer Forde, “West Cork” is an investigation into the 1996 murder of Sophie...

ProSiebenSat.1 Shows Slight Revenue Growth, Projects Sunny Outlook Despite Hit to Entertainment Business

German broadcast giant ProSiebenSat.1 Group’s first quarter revenue for 2021 showed a marginal 1% uptick to €938 million ($1.13 billion), despite pandemic-related lower advertising revenues. Though the Group’s year-on-year Earnings Before Interest,...

Steve McQueen and BBC Team for U.K. Race Relations Series ‘Uprising’

After the global success of “Small Axe,” the BBC and acclaimed British filmmaker Steve McQueen are teaming again for documentary series “Uprising.” The three-part series will explore three seminal events of 1981...

Vanraj Bhatia, Composer to India’s New Age Cinema, Dies at 93

Veteran composer Vanraj Bhatia, who provided the soundtrack to India’s new age cinema movement of the 1970s and 1980s, has died in Mumbai. He was 93 and is understood to have been...

Analysis Finds ‘Gendered Ageism’ Among BAFTA Women TV Nominees – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, the deceasing average of ages in BAFTA TV actress nominees raises ageism concerns; Gary Barlow sets music show at the BBC; RED Productions hires Chloe Dunbar as head...

ITV Revenues Up in COVID-Hit Quarter, With Advertising Forecast to Rebound

U.K. broadcaster ITV increased external revenues by 2% in the quarter ending March 31, 2021, according to financial results released on Wednesday. Total external revenue was up 2% at £709 million...

Coldplay Performance to Open Brit Awards Show – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, Coldplay to open Brit Awards show; Channel 4 drama “Screw” sets cast; NATPE and Banijay Rights appoint senior personnel; and Red Arrow Studios International and TV Asahi set...

Satyajit Ray: India Marks Centenary of Cinema Giant, but Legacy Has Multiple Interpretations

India is celebrating the birth centenary of one of her greatest sons, Satyajit Ray, in a variety of ways. Sunday (May 2, 2021), marks the centenary of Ray, the Indian master who...

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