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RTLZWEI orders German adaptation of reality format ‘Drive Thru-Oke’

German FTA entertainment channel RTLZWEI has commissioned a local adaptation of Korean entertainment format Drive Thru-Oke. Munich-based production company SEO Entertainment is to produce the German version, titled Music Drive In, which will be hosted by three local music stars, and will launch early next year, following a deal with rights holder NBCUniversal Formats. Based […]

Exclusive: Nicola Shindler breaks down Quay Street’s debut slate

Nicola Shindler, founder of Quay Street Productions, talks Mark Layton through the first titles to debut from her new firm and shares her thoughts on the state of the scripted industry Quay Street Productions, the scripted firm launched last year by former StudioCanal UK boss and Red Production Company founder Nicola Shindler, is bringing its […]

Prime Video & Viaplay travel to ‘Planet Sex With Cara Delevingne’

Prime Video Canada and Nordic streamer Viaplay are among a slew of broadcasters and platforms to strike pre-sale deals with Fremantle for new docuseries Planet Sex With Cara Delevingne. The series, from Fremantle’s Naked Television and Cara Delevingne’s Milkshake Productions, is set to launch in over 92 territories worldwide, also including on RTL (Germany), Teva Group […]

FilmRise & Paul Brownstein strike deal for classic shows

New York-based streamer and producer FilmRise has inked a licensing deal for five classic TV series from distributor Paul Brownstein Productions. FilmRise has picked up worldwide SVOD, AVOD and FAST rights 89 episodes of This Is Your Life, five specials of The Friars Roast, 30 episodes of The Mike Wallace Interview, 50 episodes of The […]

Fremantle eyes Lat Am & India acquisitions to fuel $3bn revenue target

European production and distribution giant Fremantle is looking to expand into Latin America and India, with “organic growth” and acquisitions on the cards. Fremantle CEO Jennifer Mullin, talking on a MIPCOM keynote, said the company was on track to hit the €3bn annual revenue target by 2025, which was set by parent RTL Group last year, but added that further […]

Canal+, La 7, RTV & Filmin take ‘Munich ’72’ doc

Poland’s Canal+, Italian broadcaster La 7, Slovenia’s RTV and Spanish’s Filmin have picked up documentary Munich ’72 from distributor Global Screen. The documentary presents a close-up and dramatic representation of one of the most infamous terror strikes of the 20th Century – the 1972 Munich Massacre – and of the massive failure of a rescue operation […]

Topic & SBS strike deals for ‘Agatha Christie’s Hjerson’

Global broadcasters and platforms including US streamer Topic and Australia’s SBS have picked up Agatha Christie’s Hjerson, following deals with distributor ZDF Studios. Beyond North America and Australia, ZDF Studios has also licensed the series to VOD platforms Google Play, iTunes, Amazon, Deutsche Telekom and Huawei for German speaking territories as well as Germany’s public […]

Fifth Season acquires rights to ‘The Man Who Died’

Fifth Season (fka Endeavor Content) has acquired international distribution rights to Finnish drama series The Man Who Died. The six-part series, which was commissioned last year and launched on Elisa Viihde Viaplay in June, is produced by Finland’s ReelMedia and Germany’s ndF International Production. Based on the book of the same name by Antti Tuomainen, […]

Telekom/Magenta TV & NPO ink ‘Frannie Langton’ pre-sale deals

Telekom/Magenta TV in Germany and Dutch public broadcaster NPO have struck pre-sale deals for upcoming ITVX period drama The Confessions Of Frannie Langton. Produced by Drama Republic, the four-part series is set to premiere on the upcoming streamer ITVX in the UK this November, as one of the new platform’s launch titles. These new pre-sales […]

Exclusive: Fox eyes int’l partners & acquisitions as CEO Rob Wade talks up flexibility

Fox Entertainment is looking to rapidly expand its global reach by partnering with international producers on shows, with further acquisitions potentially on the agenda, according to newly anointed CEO Rob Wade. Wade, who now leads Fox following Charlie Collier’s recent departure to Roku, told TBI here in Cannes that his company is open to sharing IP and is looking to strike partnerships […]