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TBI’s MIPCOM deals round-up

Keep checking back for updates as more distribution deals are struck at MIPCOM Silverlining Rights sales Following deals struck by Silverlining Rights, Spun Gold TV’s World’s Most Luxurious Island (4 x 60-minutes) has been pre-sold to DPG Belgium, while Strident Media’s Deck the Halls: The Luxury Christmas Decorators (1 x 60-minutes) has been sold to TV4 […]

Boat Rocker hires Fifth Season & HBO alum for America sales

Boat Rocker has appointed former Fifth Season and HBO exec Dan Selig as SVP of content sales, where he will play a “key role” in the distribution of scripted and documentary content in the US and Latin America. Selig joins Boat Rocker from Fifth Season (fka Endeavor Content) where he was SVP of sales for […]

Nippon TV & Sera Film birth ‘Baby Shower’ from format co-development pact

Japan’s Nippon TV and Turkish production and distribution firm Sera Film have unveiled Baby Shower as the new format to emerge from their co-development partnership. The two companies teamed up in April to create a new unscripted title for the global market and will be offering studio game show format Baby Shower for the first […]

BBC Studios boosts formats teams across Benelux, Iberia & Lat Am

BBC Studios has appointed Fiona Wassenberg as head of BBC Studios Benelux Production and Isabel Durán as format sales director for Iberia and Latin America. The appointments, which were announced at MIPCOM today, were made as part of BBC Studios efforts to grow its business in these markets and seek opportunities to develop new IP for international audiences. Based in […]

Lionsgate signs global distribution boss Jim Packer to extended deal

Lionsgate’s Jim Packer has struck a new long-term employment agreement to remain in his role as president of worldwide TV distribution. Over the course of the year, Packer has set in place a worldwide television distribution leadership team that includes president of international TV & digital distribution Agapy Kapouranis; president of comestic TV & digital […]

Guinness World Records launches new production arm, GWR Studios

Guinness World Records (GWR) is launching a new content production arm, GWR Studios, which will lead the creative development, production and broadcast of original content. GWR is considered the world’s leading authority on record breaking achievements and GWR Studios will sit within its TV and digital division, producing content for both external broadcast and brand […]

AMC Networks LatAm strikes deal for trio of Electric Entertainment series

AMC Networks International – Latin America has picked up three shows from LA-based Electric Entertainment. All three shows are produced and distributed by the Dean Devlin-led outfit and include two seasons of Leverage: Redemption, all four seasons of The Librarians and the first season of Electric Entertainment’s upcoming series The Ark. The rights negotiated for […]

FilmRise & Zig Zag Productions team for true crime co-pro ‘The Interrogation Room’

New York-based streamer and producer FilmRise has partnered with UK indie Zig Zag Productions to co-produce true crime series The Interrogation Room. FilmRise is at MIPCOM this week to shop the title as an original and/or exclusive for broadcasters and streamers in the US. Hosted by actor Vivica A. Fox (Kill Bill, Independence Day), the […]

Exclusive: ‘Blue Lights’ creators on taking BBC police drama from script to screen

Mark Layton delves into the creative process with screenwriting partners Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson about Blue Lights, their new Belfast-based police drama headed to the BBC later this year Declan Lawn and Adam Patterson, the writing and directing partners behind 2020 BBC drama The Salisbury Poisonings, are back with Blue Lights, a new six-part […]

Disney+ strikes ‘Ralph & Katie’ & ‘The A Word’ deal across Europe

Disney+ has picked up BBC One drama Ralph & Katie across Europe, as part of a wider distribution deal with Keshet International. The 6 x 30-minute comedy-drama is a spin-off from The A Word and has been coproduced by ITV Studios and Keshet UK in association with Tiger Aspect. It follows the titular couple during their first […]