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Netflix catches Caravan, Quicksilver’s Killer May 7, 2019

Global streaming giant Netflix has commissioned a true crime series from UK factual indies Caravan and Quicksilver. Killer Ratings is a seven-part show about Brazilian TV host Wallace Souza, who fronted true crime show Canal Livre, set in the Amazonian city of Manaus. Canal Livre was a big success in Brazil, largely due to the ability of its reporters to arrive first at murder scenes – but it was later claimed Souza, who died in 2010, ordered murders himself in…

Netflix taps UK indies for Brazilian TV true-crime doc May 7, 2019

Caravan and Quicksilver explore eye-opening tale of Wallace Souza over seven episodes Netflix has commissioned a true-crime series from UK indies Caravan and Quicksilver Media exploring the Brazilian TV host who allegedly ordered killings to boost audience figures. The SVoD giant has ordered seven-part Killer Ratings, which focuses on the twists and questions surrounding the story of Wallace Souza, the charismatic presenter of Canal Livre. Broadcast in Manaus, a remote city in the heart of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, the show…

Netflix orders seven-part true crime original ‘Killer Ratings’ May 7, 2019

Netflix has commissioned Caravan Productions and Quicksilver Media for a seven-part series on a Brazilian TV host and politician accused of orchestrating grisly murders to drive ratings for his crime show. The UK prodcos are to co-produce the series on Wallace Souza (pictured), who rose to fame as the charismatic and outspoken host of Canal Livre, a TV show broadcast in Brazilian capital Manaus and a hit with audiences due to the ability of its reporters to arrive first at the…

Netflix Explores ‘Killer Ratings’; Doc Series To Explore Strange Case Of Brazilian TV Host Who Tried To Boost Ratings By Allegedly Ordering Murders May 7, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: The story of Brazilian TV host turned politician Wallace Souza, who was accused of ordering murders in order to bolster ratings of his crime series, is to be made into a seven-part documentary series for Netflix. The SVOD service has ordered Killer Ratings from British factual producers Caravanand Quicksilver. Caravan is the All3Media-backed firm responsible for Nat Geo’s Buried Secrets of the Bible and is run by Dinah Lord, who has won BAFTAs including in 2015 for Grayson Perry: Who Are You?, while Quicksilver is run by Eamonn Matthews,…