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ITV sells 50 hours to Belgium

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has sold a 50-hour package of its dramas to the Belgian public broadcaster, VRT. The deal includes ITV Studios’ new period drama, Mr Selfridge and European coproduction Falcón, based on acclaimed crime writer Robert Wilson’s bestselling series of novels. Other titles include Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour; series one and […]

Disney buys Henson’s Pajanimals

Disney has picked up animated series Pajanimals across a raft of territories. The 52x11mins series is produced and distributed by The Jim Henson Company. Disney has acquired its Disney Junior channel in France, Italy, Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe, Israel, Turkey, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. It will debut on Disney channels in […]

Chellomedia’s Panda moves into original programming

Canal Panda has made its first major move into original content with the commission of a live-action series featuring its iconic mascot. The Portuguese channel, which is run by Liberty Global’s content division Chellomedia and Portuguese pay TV platform Zon, ordered the series from Iberian producer Coral Europa. The 52x10mins show, Bairro do Panda, follows […]