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Feb 10

ITV’S GE Unveils MIPTV Drama Slate

LONDON: ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) is heading to MIPTV with a roster of new and returning scripted titles, including the event drama Texas Rising.

That title details the Texas Revolution and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers. Also being showcased are the new TV franchise Good Witch, based on Hallmark Channel’s most successful Original Movie franchise, and the novel adaptation Arthur & George.

Other new dramas on ITVS GE’s MIPTV slate include the thriller Black Work; The Trials of Jimmy Rose, starring Ray Winstone in the lead role; the World War II drama Home Fires; and the Australian drama Hiding. The company will also present the U.S. drama Aquarius, starring David Duchovny, together with the new third series of dramas Rectify and Mr. Selfridge.

Maria Kyriacou, the managing director of ITV Studios Global Entertainment and ROW, said: “Texas Rising is a hugely ambitious, returnable drama with an incredible pedigree of on and off-screen talent and fantastic storytelling. It’s the headline title of our outstanding portfolio of new international drama, which we look forward to presenting to our clients at MIPTV.”

Read More at http://www.worldscreen.com/articles/display/2015-02-09-itvsge-miptv-dramas

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