TITLE

THE BEEB BULKS UP

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Steve
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/12/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 50, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that British Broadcasting Corp. has acquired the British terrestrial rights to "3 LBS," a 13-part drama from CBS Paramount TV. BBC got the rights for a reputed $540,000 an episode, despite government warning to the public broadcaster to avoid bidding for expensive foreign imports. The drama series, which will air on flagship web BBC1 in 2006 or early 2007, stars Stanley Tucci and British actress Indira Varma.
ACCESSION #
21169060

 

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