Deal monitor: week beginning December 14

A round-up of all the key deals in international television this week (beginning December 14, 2015; most recent at top).

  • House of Cards has been commissioned for a fourth season on Netflix
  • Greek channel SKAI has ordered a local version of FremantleMedia-distributed talent format The X Factor
  • SVOD platform Acorn TV has acquired cop drama 19-2 from Content Television & Digital
  • TNT has renewed Murder in the First, The Librarians and Major Crimes, but axed Public Morals, Legends, and Agent X
  • Showtime has greenlit real-time race documentary series The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth
  • HBO in Hungary and Holland is among prebuyers of Passion Distribution doc Charlie Hebdo: 3 Days of Terror
  • German producer-broadcaster Constantin Medien has named Fred Kogel as successor to current CEO Bernhard Burgener
  • Travel Channel has commissioned a second season of Adam Richman vehicle Man Finds Food for its US and international networks
  • TruTV in the UK and Latin America, Fuse in the US and Sony Pictures Television in Africa have bought Bondi Ink Tattoo Crew from FremantleMedia International

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