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17 June 2015

Kudos smashes C4 drama ratings record with “Humans”

We were thrilled to read that Humans, the new drama from our client Kudos TV has launched to record breaking figures, indeed it's success was the subject of our latest regular blog.

It cleaned up on Sunday night, smashing the 3m that watched the launch of Indian Summers in February and This Is England ‘86 in September 2010. The series, a co-production with US network AMC, peaked with 4.3m (19%) in the five minutes from 9.35 pm.

It was C4’s biggest drama since the start of 2006; beating an episode of Shameless, which entertained 3.6m (19.1%) in January 2010.

It also nearly trebled the channel’s 1.6m (6.7%) slot average for the past 12 months, according to Barb data provided by

Humans, as well as Kudos' other drama output, was insured by Integro ACJ on our Zurich Focus wording. This policy offers Film & TV companies the widest cover in the market, for ultimate protection of producer's budgets. Other drama producers that work with us include Hartswood, Red Planet, Drama Republic, Company, Bentley, Origin - all choosing to insure with the Zurich option.

As well as Zurich, we work with all the main Film & TV insurers, so we can offer tailored solutions for your project, including competitive E&O, Motor and Film Union Travel cover.

For quotes on your next production, to discuss further, or to find out about some of the unique benefits of our Focus scheme, please email Paul Hillier, Shaun Emery, Nigel Matthews or call us on 01206 500 000.

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