The Royals stars Hurley as Queen Helena and Vincent Regan as King Simon as they juggle their public and private lives.
|Siberian Wood (w/t)||Factual||Discovery||Raw TV|
|The Mind Control Freaks||Factual||Discovery||Objective Productions (All3Media)|
|SoundClash||Entertainment||London Live||3DD Productions|
Commissioning Editor, Features, Channel 4
Vice-president, production and development, Discovery Networks International and Latin America
Senior commissioning editor, Global News, BBC World Service
In another bumper year for British distributors, revenues increased to £1.1bn, with figures for the five biggest players alone a combined 10% on last year. To see the full table for the Distributor Survey 2013, click here.
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US cable network E! has commissioned a Liz Hurley-fronted royal family drama that will be set and shot in the UK.
Discovery has ordered a Siberian reality series from Raw TV, the first commission to emerge after the indie was acquired by the factual broadcaster earlier this week.
Sky Living has recommissioned Tiger Aspect-comedy Mount Pleasant for a fourth series.
|Astronauts: Living in Space||Channel 4||12 March 2014|
|Breaking Magic (series 2)||Discovery||12 March 2014|
|Fast and Fearless: Britain's Banger Racers||BBC2||9 March 2014|
|Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Hidden Treasures||BBC4||11 March 2014|
|Secret Eaters (series 3)||Channel 4||12 March 2014|
|Shetland (series 2)||BBC1||11 March 2014|
|The Michael McIntyre Chat Show||BBC1||10 March 2014|
|The Walshes||BBC4||13 March 2014|