Cineflix Rights closes deals for popular crime and investigation content
February 24, 2016
Cineflix Rights, the UK’s largest independent TV content distributor, has signed a series of deals for crime and investigation programming with UK and European networks.
Leading the way is Cineflix Productions’ new series The Detectives Club: New Orleans (6x60’) which has been bought by Discovery UK and Discovery Europe. The show brings together a group of dedicated homicide investigators who recount the most challenging, high profile, and emotional murder cases against the colourful backdrop of the “Big Easy”.
Murder Book (Seasons 1 and 2, 23x60’, LMNO Productions) follows cold cases recently solved by the determination of detectives, prosecutors, criminologists, and family members, has been picked up by Sky in the UK and Discovery Europe.
Fox UK has bought a number of shows for its recently launched channel YourTV including Hollywood & Crime (6x60’, LMNO Productions), Murder She Solved: True Crime (Seasons 1 and 2, 16x60’, Force Four Entertainment/Mystique Films), Unusual Suspects (Seasons 1 and 2, 24x60’, LMNO Productions), and True CSI (6x60’, Cineflix Productions).
One of Cineflix Rights’ longest running crime brands, Cold Blood (also known as Motives & Murders) has been bought by AMC Networks EMEA (Seasons 1, 2, 3, 7 and 8, 69x60’, Cineflix Productions) and CBS Reality UK (Season 8, 10x60’). CBS Reality UK has also taken Wives with Knives (Seasons 3 and 4, 18x60’, Indigo Films).
Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “We’re seeing an increase in the demand for crime and investigation programming in the UK and Europe, both from conventional networks and the growing number of specialty crime networks. These latest deals – both new titles and longer running brands – reflect Cineflix Rights’ strength in this genre.”
Sandra Piha, SVP Program Sales Pan-Regional, UK, Éire, and Scandinavia brokered the deals.
For more information, contact Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix Rights):
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About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights, a division of Cineflix Media Inc., is the UK’s largest independent TV content distributor with a catalogue of more than 4,500 hours of popular content from the world’s most creative producers. Our diversified factual and scripted programs cover a wide range of genres including crime & investigation, documentaries & specials, history, factual entertainment, lifestyle, reality, science & technology, wildlife & natural history, as well as formats. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in London, Cineflix Rights has sales teams in the UK and North America.