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NEWS

TV Real - MIPTV Spotlight TCB Media Rights

18th April 2017

CANNES: The current investigation into the Nazi looting of artwork, gold and more that occurred during World War II is under the microscope in Hunting Nazi Treasure, on offer from TCB Media Rights.

TCB Media Rights & Visual Data in Digital Pact

18th April 2017

TCB Media Rights has appointed Visual Data Media Services as its digital content partner.

SBS Australia picks up Royal-Themed shows from TCB

18th April 2017

TCB Media Rights has sold Diana and the Paparazzi and Rpyal Murder Mysteries to SBS Australia.

TV Real - TCB expands Sales Team!

18th April 2017

LONDON: TCB Media Rights has named BBC Worldwide alum Simona Argenti as its newest sales executive in the run-up to MIPTV.

Together We Can Make Distribution Great Again

19th January 2017

Rapid TV News - CBS Reality, ITN Productions, TCB Media Rights announce co-production

27th October 2016

CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International with ITN Productions and TCB Media Rights on a new ten-part true crime series to premiere in the UK, Poland and Africa in late 2016.

Broadcast - Hot Picks: Mr vs Mrs: Call The Mediator

27th October 2016

More than 16.000 separated British couples attempt to resolve their disputes over money, children and property using the National Family Mediation service.

TV Real - TCB Notches Up Sales On Combat Franchise

27th October 2016

CANNES: TCB Media Rights has landed a raft of U.S. and European sales, as well as presales, for Woodcut Media's Combat Trains and Compat Ships.

C21Media - N24 explores TCB's Hoaxes

27th October 2016

German news and documentary channel N24 is among broadcasters to have acquired series from UK distributor TCB Media Rights ahead of Mipcom next month.

TV Real - Mipcom Spotlight: TCB Media Rights

27th October 2016

CANNES: The archive-based crime series Encounters with Evil, which TCB Media Rights is showcasing at MIPCOM, looks at what's it's like to come face to face with deranged crimainals.

TV Real - TCB secures sales, gears up for Mipcom with 30 new titles

27th October 2016

LONDON: In the run-up to MIPCOM, TCB Media Rights has secured sales for its factual and factual-entertainment titles, and the company is preparing to head to Cannes with a slate featuring 30 new shows, including Court Justice.

Reports & Surveys

21st October 2016

Producers reveal the distribution companies they like to work with when they sell their programmes into international markets

Inside TV - TCB Media Rights

12th October 2016

TCB Media Rights has announced its MIPCOM slate. 

Broadcast - Distributors Survey 2016

12th October 2016

SBS names TCB distribution partner

31st August 2016

The appointment follows SBS’s decision to close its sales arm SBS International in June and instead outsource content sales to external agents.

A+E commissions Woodcut Media

23rd August 2016

Woodcut Media takes to the high seas with new doc series combat ships for A+E Networks UK.

Distributors turn east for volume deals

23rd June 2016

British producers and distributors are continuing to strike major programming deals across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), despite a number of economic and political challenges.

CEE takes TCB factual crop

22nd June 2016

Broadcasters across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) have picked up more than 450 hours of factual and factual entertainment content from UK distributor TCB Media Rights.

TCB opens Secret Societies

16th May 2016

The recently rebranded Viasat World and French documentary channel RMC Découverte are amongst broadcasters to have picked up historical content from UK distributor TCB Media Rights.

TCB picks up Crackit duo

4th April 2016

London-based sales house TCB Media Rights has signed a distribution agreement with UK indie Crackit Productions.London-based sales house TCB Media Rights has signed a distribution agreement with UK indie Crackit Productions.

TCB Media Rights Bolsters Team, Secures Deals for U.S. Titles

29th January 2016

TCB Media Rights has appointed a new acquisitions and sales executive and has also finalized sales for three of its top U.S. titles, among them Murder Made Me Famous.

TCB Sells Docs, Adds to Catalogue

22nd January 2016

Paul Heaney, the CEO of TCB, said: “This surge of deals is a great start to 2016 and a measure of the quality and creativity of our producer partners"

TCB Media Rights acquires “Trawlermen”, “Pusher”

20th January 2016

London-based distributor TCB Media Rights has added more than 60 hours of fact-ent programming to its roster through newly inked partnerships with UK production outfits.

Is serial killer dubbed 'The Pusher' murdering men in Manchester by shoving them into canals?

19th January 2016

Could a serial killer be on the loose in one of Britain's major cities? More than 80 bodies - almost all of them men - have been pulled from canals and rivers in Manchester over the past six years.

TV’s Big Questions: which digital platform made the most impact in 2015?

12th January 2016

“The global players are obviously doing well, but the local players like Stan in Australia are also doing well,” says TCB Media Rights CEO Paul Heaney.

Package Deals for TCB Media Rights Content Across Asia

1st December 2015

LONDON: TCB Media Rights has sold more than 180 hours of content into India and the Far East, including package deals in China and Thailand.

Sky & Discovery strike TCB deals

24th November 2015

Sky and Discovery have acquired 45 hours of programming from Paul Heaney’s TCB Media Rights.

TCB Media Rights Secures Sales in Australia & New Zealand

19th November 2015

LONDON: TCB Media Rights has sold more than 80 hours of factual and factual-entertainment content into Australia and New Zealand.

TCB’s Sinatra settles at Reelz

5th October 2015

US network Reelz has commissioned a special about Frank Sinatra to mark what would have been the crooner’s 100th birthday in December. Sinatra & The Jack Pack (1×60′) chronicles the relationship between the singer and US president JF Kennedy.

Murder Made Me Famous on Twitter

30th September 2015

Have a look what people say about AMS Pictures production Murder Made Me Famous which we're launching for MIPCOM 2015

The UK's Top Distributor

25th September 2015

A list of the UK's Top Distributors. TCB are proud to grow!

25 New Formats for TCB Media Rights

23rd September 2015

LONDON: TCB Media Rights is set to unveil 25 new formats at MIPCOM next month. Of the 25 formats, ten are the result of new producer relationships established in the run-up to the market.

Shortlisted Best Content Distributor

8th September 2015

Five content sales companies have been shortlisted for the Best Content Distributor category in the first-ever Content Innovation Awards.

Arrow Media To Produce ‘Survival In The Skies’ For Smithsonian Channel, TCB Media Rights Secures First Pre-Sales

3rd September 2015

Independent production company Arrow Media has secured a commission from US network Smithsonian Channel which will see them produce a three-part factual titled Survival In The Skies. TCB Media Rights will be handling international distribution and will be taking the three-part series to MIPCOM in October.

Pick of the Day - A brief history of Graffiti

26th August 2015

From the 30,000-year-old handprints and buffalo in the caves at Arcy-sur-Cure, Burgundry, to the messages left behind on the walls of the Reichstag by the Red Army, Clay explores the diverse incarnations this primal urge for self-expression can take.

Highlights - A brief history of Graffiti

22nd August 2015

For as long as humans have been around, we've been making marks on walls.

Confronting conflict in “Go Back to Where You Came From”

24th July 2015

Series producer Rick McPhee and CJZ creative director and executive producer Michael Cordell talk to realscreen about why Go Back has come back, and why they took participants to the Syrian frontline. 

Airdate: Changing Faces

18th June 2015

Dr. Michael Zacharia and Dr. David Penn- experts in cosmetic and dental surgery, respectively - feture in this six part series, that looks at patients seeking a medical transformation.

Llewellyn-Jones boards TCB Media Rights as MD

1st June 2015

London-based distributor TCB Media Rights has hired former Cineflix Rights exec Kate Llewellyn-Jones to the newly created role of managing director.

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Picks Up TCB Titles

16th April 2015


CANNES: Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific clinched at MIPTV two factual series from TCB Media Rights, Wicked Inventions and What on Earth?

TCB sends “Where You Came From” to Belgium

12th March 2015

London-based distributor TCB Media Rights has secured its first format license deal with the sale of immigration-themed format Go Back to Where You Came From to SBS Belgium’S Vier channel.

UKTV has picked up a four-show package from London distributor

3rd March 2015

British multi-channel broadcaster UKTV has picked up a four-show package, including pre-sales for the crime series Handsome Devils and Did He Do It?, from London-based distributor TCB Media Rights.

 

TCB flies into France, Germany

15th January 2015

French, German and Italian broadcasters have acquired almost 70 hours of programming from London-based distributor TCB Media Rights, including a series that looks at some of the world’s most important aircraft.

2014 Year in Review

6th January 2015

In the first part of a three-part special on the moments of 2014 and those ahead of us in 2015, top international industry executives comment on the news that defined 2014 in television for them.

NGC explores NZ, UK factual

2nd December 2014

National Geographic Channels (NGC) International has picked up a total of 27 hours of New Zealand and UK factual content from London-based distributor TCB Media Rights.

“World’s Richest Dogs,” “Combat Dealers” head to CEE

13th November 2014

Networks and VOD platforms in Central and Eastern Europe have picked up more than 70 hours of programming from London-based distributor TCB Media Rights.

TCB to distribute “Kate Middleton: Heir We Go Again!”

10th October 2014

UK indie Woodcut Media is in production on an hour-long doc about the Duchess of Cambridge’s second pregnancy, which distributor TCB Media Rights will next week bring to MIPCOM.

MIPCOM Spotlight: TCB Media Rights

29th September 2014

Jeremy Patterson and his team of ex-cons travel across the U.S. ‘jacking up’ houses and lifting spirits in Jacked!, which is being distributed by TCB Media Rights.

TCB Media Rights Scores Presales for WW2 Air-Crash Detectives

17th September 2014

In the run-up to this year's MIPCOM, TCB Media Rights has presold the docuseries WW2 Air-Crash Detectives in the U.K., Australia and Northern Europe.

TCB Media makes Broadcast Front Page

9th August 2014

UK’s premier TV trade Broadcast cites TCB Media as key distribution partner for GroupM Entertainment alongside BBC Worldwide and Shine International

TCB poaches TVF sales exec

17th July 2014

TCB Media Rights has hired a sales executive from rival UK-based distributor TVF International.

C21: TCB nets Nordic sales

12th June 2014

Nordic broadcasters including NRK, SVT and TV2 in Denmark have picked up a collection of factual titles from London-based distributor TCB Media Rights.

Broadcast: Heaney's TCB beefs up sales staff

3rd June 2014

TCB Media Rights, the international distribution firm set up by former Cineflix Rights boss Paul Heaney, has hired Mem Bakar as head of sales.

Broadcast: Peep Show star joins Australian indie

6th May 2014

Peep Show star Matt King has joined Australian production company Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder (CJZ) as a development executive.

C21: ID doubles BriteSpark crime order

24th April 2014

Investigation Discovery (ID) in the US has greenlit a second factual crime series from Argonon-owned BriteSpark Films.

Broadcast: TCB staffs up in Europe

28th March 2014

Paul Heaney’s TCB Media Rights has hired two new senior sales executives as it doubles its catalogue.

C21: Spanish channels take TCB content

21st March 2014

Three Spanish broadcasters have taken factual content from Paul Heaney’s London-based distribution outfit TCB Media Rights.

Broadcast : Middlechild to tell ‘human bear’ story for C5

20th February 2014

Channel 5 has ordered a documentary from Middlechild Productions telling the story of a grizzly bear that was bought by a Scottish couple in 1976 and went on to become a Hollywood star.

Broadcast : BBC2 lands jumbo jet doc

19th February 2014

BBC2 has ordered a big-budget international documentary coproduction from Arrow Media.

Broadcast : TCB secures CJZ slate

16th January 2014

Paul Heaney’s TCB Media Rights has struck a distribution deal with Go Back To Where You Came From-producer Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder (CJZ).

Broadcast : Beyond's Connell joins Heaney's TCB

14th January 2014

Paul Heaney’s emerging distribution company TCB Media Rights has poached sales exec Karen Connell from Beyond Distribution.

Variety : MIPCOM BRIEFS DAY 2: Discovery To Sell Prince of Wales Docu

8th October 2013

Discovery Enterprises International has taken world sales on the Prince of Wales-narrated eco-docu “Harmony: A New Way of Looking At Our World,” which world-preemed at Sundance London in 2012

The Hollywood Reporter: MIPCOM: Discovery Europe Acquires 'Fool's Gold' From 11 Television (Exclusive)

5th October 2013

CANNES - Treasure-hunting Discovery Europe has acquired Fool's Gold from Canadian factual TV producer 11 Television Canada.

Broadcast: TCB grows with 40 indie deals

3rd October 2013

TCB Media Rights, the international distributor formed by former Cineflix Rights boss Paul Heaney, is expanding its programming pipeline and is heading to Mipcom with new shows from a client base of 40 UK indies.

C21 Media: In on the ground floor

29th August 2013

Part distributor, part agent, former Cineflix Rights president and MD Paul Heaney talks to Clive Whittingham about his fledgling business TCB Media Rights.

C21: Heaney’s TCB sells Surveillance

29th August 2013

Broadcasters in Europe and Africa have picked up an Australian factual series from TCB Media Rights, the distributor established by former Cineflix Rights MD Paul Heaney.

Worldscreen: TCB Media Rights Sells Surveillance Around the Globe

29th August 2013

TCB Media Rights has signed a handful of deals for Surveillance, from Seven Network Productions, with broadcasters in Europe and Africa.

Sky acquires Australian CCTV series

29th August 2013

Sky has acquired Australian CCTV series Surveillance after striking a deal with Paul Heaney’s TCB Media Rights.

Realscreen: TCB takes “Surveillance” around the world

29th August 2013

UK-based distributor TCB Media Rights has sold Surveillance, a hit series for Australia’s Seven Network, to assorted networks internationally.

TBI Vision: Australia’s Surveillance sells to BSkyB, Mediaset

29th August 2013

Australian factual entertainment and CCTV series Surveillance has found its way to BSkyB in the UK and Italy’s Mediaset.

Worldscreen: TCB's Fresh Approach

28th August 2013

A relatively new player in the factual distribution market, TCB Media Rights was launched by Heaney, who previously served as president and managing director of Cineflix Rights. Heaney has taken the experience and know-how he gained from his time there and is now focused on building up his own company, serving as its managing director.

C21 Media: In on the ground floor

12th July 2013

Part distributor, part agent, former Cineflix Rights president and MD Paul Heaney talks to Clive Whittingham about his fledgling business TCB Media Rights.

Broadcast: French factual market shows its Sunny Side

10th July 2013

I’ve just returned from Sunny Side of the Doc in La Rochelle. It’s been a while since I was at France’s top doc fest, but in my memory it was an event where serious French producers and commissioners gathered to smoke Gauloises and discuss seriously domestic themes with little international appeal.

C21 Media: TCB catches Seven’s Deadliest Shark

18th March 2013

National Geographic Channels (NGC) International has picked up a total of 27 hours of New Zealand and UK factual content from London-based distributor TCB Media Rights.

TBI: Paul Heaney’s TCB inks Seven Network deal

18th March 2013

TCB Media Rights has taken international rights to several shows from Australian broadcaster Seven Network.

TBI: Paul Heaney on distribution

24th October 2012

Following launch, Paul Heaney outlines the current Distributor proposition and argues that there is an alternative to a 'hugely scaled up model'

TBI: Paul Heaney on distribution

24th October 2012

Following launch, Paul Heaney outlines the current Distributor proposition and argues that there is an alternative to a 'hugely scaled up model'.

Broadcast: TCB’s Paul Heaney bags a dealmaker accolade!

5th October 2012

Broadcast Magazine announces its top deal makers of 2012. Despite being lying low for 6 months working on TCB, PH bags a dealmaker accolade!

TBI: Heaney’s TCB strikes deal with Argonon

1st October 2012

Paul Heaney’s new company TCB Media Rights has struck its first deal, closing an arrangement with Argonon International.

Broadcast: Former Cineflix chief launches rights business

7th September 2012

Paul Heaney is launching an international distribution company initially focusing on factual programming and formats