CNN picks up new doc from Left/Right

CNN has announced a new documentary HQ Trivia – produced by Left/Right – during Warner Bros' presentation at this year's Upfronts. HQ Trivia, directed by Salima Koroma (Dreamland: The Burning of Black Wall Street), will examine the mobile game show…
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Kinetic Content to develop Grady Hendrix’s BadAsstronauts for TV

Kinetic Content has acquired the rights to forthcoming Sci-Fi comedic novella BadAsstronauts by Grady Hendrix to adapt into a television series, with Aperture Entertainment. BadAsstronauts is about ordinary Americans trying to accomplish an extraordinary, very stupid, and also extremely dangerous…
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44 Blue nominated for Sports Emmy

44 Blue Productions' feature documentary Vice Versa: Fear of a Black Quarterback has been nominated for the Sports Emmy Award for outstanding long documentary. Fear of a Black Quarterback features former NFL quarterbacks including Donovan McNabb, Warren Moon, Akili Smith,…
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Red Arrow companies selected for 2022 Realscreen Global 100

Realscreen, the trade magazine for the non-scripted TV industry, has published its annual Global 100 list of top factual and non-scripted TV producers. The list, which is now in its 15th year, is compiled by polling broadcast and streaming execs,…
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Married at First Sight lands BAFTA nomination

Married at First Sight UK, produced by CPL Productions for E4, has been nominated in the reality and constructed factual category at this year's BAFTA Awards. Following a record-breaking run last Autumn, Married at First Sight UK is set to…
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Married at First Sight and Stealing the Show! nominated for international format awards

Two Red Arrow Studios International formats have reached the final of the 2021 international format awards, following online voting by a panel of the world’s leading format commissioners, buyers and producers. Over 200 formats were entered from across the globe…
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ABC commissions Claim to Fame from Kinetic Content

ABC in the US has ordered a new unscripted series Claim to Fame from Kinetic Content. Hosted by Kevin and Frankie Jonas, the show will see celebrity relatives go undercover to compete for a cash prize. Claim to Fame will…
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Love Is Blind renewed through to season five

Netflix has renewed Kinetic Content unscripted series Love Is Blind for two more seasons — taking the show through its fifth installment. The streamer has also picked up a second run of the soon-to-premiere reality show The Ultimatum that will…
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Dorsey acquires rights to The Fight to Flight docuseries

Dorsey Pictures has agreed a deal with The Wright Brothers USA for the unscripted rights to The Fight to Flight, a new documentary series that will examine the race between the Wrights and the Smithsonians to become the first to…
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Anansi Boys announces cast additions

CCH Pounder (NCIS: New Orleans, Avatar), Jason Watkins (The Crown) and Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve) have joined the cast for Endor Productions’ upcoming adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys for Amazon Prime Video. Also joining the series are L Scott…
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