BBC America and Canada’s Blue Ant Media and the CBC have each picked up factual shows from Flame Distribution.
Blue Ant Media has licensed Family Court Murders (4×60’), For Love or Money (5×45’), Unsolved (10×45’) and seasons one to four of Taken (52×30’) for its FAST channels CrimeTime in Canada and TotalCrime in the US.
It has also acquired single docs ETOA – A Kokoda Track History, Titanic’s Tragic Twin: The Britannic Disaster, Frank Lloyd Wright: The Man Who Built America and Fidel Castro: An Unauthorised Biography, as well as three-part docuseries Scotch! The Story of Whisky.
Canadian public broadcaster the CBC has licensed a package for its streaming service CBC Gem, including Outback Rabbis, A Girl’s Guide to Hunting, Fishing & Wild Cooking and Rhod Gilbert: Stand up to Shyness. It has also taken Hitler’s Secret Bomb for its Documentary Channel.
Finally, BBC America has acquired Life in Colour with David Attenborough (3×40’) plus the 45-minute making-of special.