The American digital channel True Crime Network (formerly Justice Network) has pre-purchased two series from the British producer FirstLookTV.
The second season of Made for Murder (10 × 60 ‘) sees American and British forensic experts retracing the life events that led people to become murderers. The series was also purchased by UK and Irish pay TV channel Sky Crime and streamer Now TV.
True Crime Network has also picked up the third season of A Killer’s Mistake (10 × 60 ‘), where experts examine the costly mistakes that led to the capture of serial killers, using interviews and reenactments.
Sales were facilitated by UK distributor and finance company Drive. Ben Barrett, Deputy Managing Director of Drive said, “We are delighted to support the funding of these returning series as well as distributing them globally. Interest in the real crime genre continues to grow and it is good to be able to offer buyers content from one of the UK’s leading real crime producers ”.
Will Hanrahan, CEO of FirstLookTV, said: “These series are further proof of how FirstLookTV can deliver content to viewers through collaboration with channels, distributors and fantastic colleagues in the industry. The series helps us become one of the leading providers of True Crime to UK and US broadcasters.