Electric Sky picks up a Stone for MIPCOM

The UK-based producer-distributor has acquired The Ronnie Wood Show (pictured), a 10-part series featuring the Rolling Stones guitarist, produced by Somethin' Else for pay-TV net Sky Arts.
September 28, 2011

UK-based producer-distributor Electric Sky has acquired the 10 x 30-minute series The Ronnie Wood Show from producer Somethin’ Else and will be shopping it at MIPCOM.

The series, produced for Sky Arts, follows the Rolling Stones guitarist as he works on his radio show for Absolute Radio UK and features him chatting with an assortment of famous guests.

Electric Sky has also picked up Rival Media’s Rooftop Rainforest (2 x 60 minutes), a two-part eco-documentary featuring urban ecologist Dusty Gedge; Game Changer: London 2012 (1 x 60 minutes) by ITN Productions and featuring David Beckham, Lord Seb Coe and Jonathan Edwards; and history title Decoding the World’s First Computer (w/t, 1 x 52 minutes) from Images First Productions, which tells the story of scientific marvel, the Antikythera Mechanism.

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