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Controversial Greek TV auction raises €246m

Greece’s controversial TV auction has closed, generating €246 million (US$275.2 million), but denying licences to a number of existing national broadcasters. The process, which began on Tuesday and closed in the early hours of this morning, saw the Greek government offer four national private TV licences, down from a previous seven. The winning bids resulted […]

The A Word gets Greek remake

Greek channel Alpha TV has ordered a local remake of Kehset International’s Israeli scripted series The A Word, which was recently formatted for the UK. Η λέξη που δεν λες (The Word You Don’t Say) will be produced by local prodo Indigo View, with writer Katerina Giannakou (Koukles) attached and Theo Papadoulakis directing. The Greek […]

MTG Africa unwraps Armoza’s Package

The African arm of Modern Times Group has licensed Armoza Formats’ factual entertainment series The Package for its Ghanaian and Tanzanian channels. MTG Africa will run adaptations of the format in English on Viasat1 in Ghana, and in Swahili on TV1 in Tanzania. The Package represents the first time MTG Africa has licensed a format […]

Armoza hatches Gran Plan in Europe

European broadcasters have ordered local versions of Armoza Formats’ comedy entertainment primetime series The Gran Plan. Tel Aviv-based Armoza named Germany’s Prosiebensat.1, Ukraine’s 1+1 and Greece’s Alpha TV as among the buyers at MIPTV last week. Further agreements were secured with unnamed partners in Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, the UK, Ireland, France and Spain, and […]