A+E Networks UK commissions Killer Kids series with Jo Frost

Parenting expert and experienced nanny Jo Frost, made famous by her show Supernanny will explore the psychology and motives of child murderers, investigating whether some children are really born evil.

Each episode of Jo Frost on Killer Kids will focus on a different, including murder within the family, children who kill at school and children who kill their peers. 

​“How families function and observing behaviour patterns for decades led me very keen to develop this idea," said Frost. 

History commissions Forged in Britain short films

Produced by Barcroft Media, five short films have been commissioned to sit alongside the new series of History's popular US series, Forged in Fire.

The short documentaries will be broadcast on both the History channel and on Barcroft TV.

Each of the shorts will introduce audiences to a different craftsperson, who demonstrates how they create a new blade and shares their knowledge about the history of the item they have made.

Female film-makers showcased at A+E Networks screening

The seven winners were hosted by MP Nigel Evans, who praised A+E’s efforts to tackle the “top heavy dominance of men” in the media industry.

The Lifetime Shorts Competition was open to any UK-based women film-makers, and received over 200 entries which were judged by a panel of experts including actress and producer Michelle Collins, Women in Film & TV UK CEO Kate Kinninmont and General Manager UK of A+E Networks Heather Jones.