All3Media International scores in Spain
The distributor has sold a slate of dramas into broadcasters and digital platforms in Spain. It has sold Two Brothers Pictures’ thriller Baptiste, which premiered in February on BBC One, into Movistar+. It has also licensed three-part drama Mrs Wilson (BBC One) into Filmin. Meanwhile, Atresmedia has picked up series seven of Kitchen Nightmares while A+E Networks-owned Blaze has bought a number of titles for Iberia, including Extreme Salvage Squad (Seven Network Australia) and Escape (Channel 4). Elsewhere, Canal Viajar (Fox Networks) has picked up all series of Travel Man: 48 Hours In… (Channel 4).
Tatiana Hernaiz, sales manager for EMEA South at All3Media International, said: “We’re very pleased to announce this wide variety of significant new deals in Spain. From star-studded primetime dramas to gripping factual entertainment series, the titles selected are a fantastic indicator of the diversity of demand from Spanish broadcasters and the continued strong appeal of high-quality international brands across the region.”
Studiocanal sells Years And Years abroad
The European distributor has struck a raft of international sales for BBC One, HBO and Canal+ co-production Years And Years.
HBO Europe has picked up Years And Years (6 x 60 minutes), Trust Me (series 1 and 2), as well as the Iberian rights to thriller Sanctuary (8 x 60 minutes). BBC Benelux has also snapped up Years and Years, Come Home and The Five.
Studiocanal has also struck an agreement with HBO Latin America for Years and Years and thriller Moscow Noir (8 x 60 minutes). In Russia, Amedia TV’s streamer Amediateka has bought Years and Years, Sanctuary and 90-minute drama feature The Child in Time. Finally, DBS Israel has acquired Years and Years, Pros And Cons and The Lawyer.
Beatriz Campos, head of international sales for Studiocanal, said: “We had an amazing response to Years and Years at MIPTV, which demonstrates the positive impact of having high-profile co-production partners, such as HBO, BBC and Canal+ on board. Years and Years’ stellar writing credits, by way of Russell T Davies, its extraordinary cast and a globally relevant political storyline have gone a long way to generate interest around the world.”