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News round-up: Global sales for ‘Love Me’; Love Nature expands in Romania; 108 Media launches ‘Nightshade’

Hulu, Acorn & Viaplay take Love Me A slew of broadcasters and platforms have struck pre-sale deals for the second season of drama series Love Me with UK distributor DCD Rights. Hulu (US), Acorn TV (UK, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, India), Viaplay (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Netherlands) have all boarded season […]

108 Media proposes ‘Bridezillas’ & ‘Marriage Boot Camp’ for the Philippines

London & Singapore-based financier, producer and distributor 108 Media has acquired the rights to produce local adaptations of WEtv’s reality shows Bridezillas and spin-off Marriage Boot Camp for the Philippines, after striking a deal with DCD Rights. Bridezillas is a September Films format following extreme brides, their anxious families, and their loved ones in the […]

DCD & Revolution owner 108 Media buys Singapore animator Robot Playground

US- and Singapore-based 108 Media, which has acquired DCD Media and Dirk Gently prodco Revolution Media in the past six months, has expanded its operations by buying animation studio Robot Playground Media (RPM). Singapore-based RPM, which was co-founded and is run by Ervin Han and Bernard Toh, develops and produces multicultural animation IP for clients […]

TBI Weekly: Are we looking at peak M&A?

Consolidation is as much a part of the global TV business as cliffhanger endings and cocktail catch-ups in Cannes. But as buy-outs continue to dominate headlines, are we rapidly approaching peak M&A? For those in the content business, the year to date has been punctuated by a series of major industry upheavals with eye-watering numbers […]

108 Media UK buys ‘Dirk Gently’ prodco Revolution Media

The UK arm of international financier, producer and distributor 108 Media has acquired a majority stake in Malaysian production outfit Revolution Media. Led by CEO Zainir Aminullah, Revolution was founded in 2013 under the name Ideate Media and rebranded in 2019 following a strategic management buyout. Revolution has developed and produced series including Dirk Gently’s […]

108 Media completes DCD acquisition & plans further M&A activity

US- and Singapore-based financier, producer and distributor 108 Media has completed its acquisition of UK-based DCD Media and revealed further M&A plans. DCD’s shareholders agreed to the £4.7m ($6.3m) deal earlier this month, with 108 Media acquiring Uk distributor DCD rights via its parent NBD, along with DCD Media’s Bridezillas prodco September Films and RIZE USA. The […]

DCD Rights & September Films to be sold to 108 Media for $6.3m

The owner of UK-based DCD Media has struck a £4.7M ($6.3m) deal to sell the company’s assets to fellow sales outfit and producer 108 Media. US- and Singapore-based 108 Media will buy DCD Rights via the UK company’s parent NBD and the deal also includes DCD Media’s Bridezillas prodco September Films, TBI understands. The assets are […]

Singapore’s 108 Media takes Malaysian football access doc global

Singapore-headquartered distributor 108 Media has picked up international rights to an Asian docuseries exploring Southeast Asian football team Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT). Fearless: Rise Of The Johor Southern Tigers uses the ‘dressing room’ docuseries concept to explore the day-to-day lives of those involved with JDT, including the club’s benefactor Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku […]

108 Media preps esports reality format ‘Asia’s Got Game’

108 Media has teamed with esports marketplace Yup.gg to develop, produce and distribute unscripted reality format Asia’s Got Game. The multi-platform format, which is to air as a weekly series, will introduce the world of esports and gaming to audiences, offering the chance for contestants to sign a professional contract with one of the world’s […]