Tegna Strikes the True-Crime Production Pact with Law & Crime, Cineflix Rights
The company formed a multi-year pact with Law & Crime Productions and Cineflix Rights to create bespoke documentary series that utilize content from Tegnas stations. The companies will start their agreement with production of 50 hour-long episodes starting with the new series Cult Justice.
The ten-episode series will explore the power and power of cults. Each episode will tell the story of how law enforcement sought justice against different sex leaders by retelling rare photos and videos of the survivors and the police. Some episodes focus on stories ripped from headlines, such as the NXIVM cynical and The Family, a present-day iteration of that well-known children of God hult.
The show will be directed by executive producers Brian Ross and Rhonda Schwartz, two former ABC News investigative journalists who will also lead all 50 true crime episodes. Dan Abrams, founder of Law & Crime, and John Ford, director of the Tegna and True Crime Network, et al., acquisitions for Cineflix Rights, North America, will as executive producer on the shows.
The deal reinforces our role as a future leader in the unscripted entertainment content space, said Brian Weiss, vice president, entertainment and multicast networks, in enancing the agreement. The agreement strongifies Tegnas original true crime programming, the said in an statement. Wess said that the deal reaffirmed our position as the sex of the entertainment industry as well as our ability to continue the industry in unwritten entertainment.
The series based on the hit series Killer Cases, currently airs on A&E and True Crime Network, will be working on a podcast series, and will collaborate on production, extending the multiplatform presence of the series.
Upon completion of this first-ever deal with Tegna and Cineflix Rights, we're excited to partner with Law&Crime Productions in the US, which gives us access to thousands of impactful stories in markets around the United States, Rachel Stockman, president of Law and Crimer Production, said. We are thrilled to see how a deal we signed with the televised company to allow us to access thousands more of effective stories to the markets of the world, Stockmann, Vice President of Legal and Commercial