‘Peaky Blinders’ A Hit In France; Tom Ara Joins U.S.-Asia Institute Board – Global Briefs

Steven Knight’s Peaky Blinders is proving a stellar hit in France, where the BBC show notched up 1.1 million viewers after its launch on ARTE on Thursday. Arte claimed it was one of the few series to break through the 1 million-viewer ceiling. The news follows Peaky Blinders‘ successful launch in the U.S. on Netflix. The BBC has greenlighted a third series, which goes into production this year. – Ali Jaafar, Deadline Hollywood
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