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Drama round-up: Amazon acquires ‘Bahnhof Zoo’ amid raft of sales; BBC’s ‘Uncle’ gets South Korean remake; VRT & ARTE check ‘Lost Luggage’

Amazon acquires ‘Bahnhof Zoo’ amid raft of sales Amazon Prime Video has acquired coming-of-age drama series We Children From Bahnhof Zoo for streaming in a number of territories, as part of a raft of distribution deals struck by Fremantle. The Constantin Television and Amazon Studios production, co-produced by Wilma Film in the Czech Republic and […]

TBI Show of the Week: In Treatment

This French drama is the latest adaptation of Israel’s acclaimed BeTipul format, which has already proved a hit in countries across the world – and looks set to do the same in France. Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, the directors of The Intouchables, and writers including David Elkaïm and Vincent Poymiro, bring a distinctive French […]

Show of the Week: Hierro

Returning for a second season, the new run of this Spanish-French mystery drama picks up several months after the island of El Hierro was rocked by a series of murders. Local businessman Díaz, the initial suspect, may have been cleared by the newly arrived magistrate Candela last season, but his struggles are far from over, […]

News round-up: Germany’s Redseven returns to production; BBC Two, Arte explore US foreign policy; Silverlining’s ‘Farm’ to open in July

Redseven returns for Sat.1’s The Taste Red Arrow Studios-owned German producer Redseven Entertainment has returned to studio production for the first time since the outbreak of Coronavirus to work on an eighth season of culinary format The Taste. The show, which has been extended by broadcaster parent ProSiebenSat.1, started production on its eighth run in […]

Arte and Movistar+ pick up Iraq War drama ‘Baghdad Central’

Franco-German network Arte and Spanish pay-TV broadcaster Movistar+ have picked up Euston Films’ Iraq War crime drama Baghdad Central, following deals with Euston’s parent company Fremantle. The 6 x 60-minute series had its world premiere on the UK’s Channel 4 in February and made its US debut recently on Disney-owned streamer Hulu. Based on the […]

Show of the week – Costa Rica: The Rise Of Nature

One for the natural history lovers, this three-parter explores Costa Rica, which offers a range of ecosystems – from dry forests and volcanoes to rainforests and marine parks, all abundant in fauna and flora. They also provide a sanctuary to more than 5% of the world’s biodiversity, thanks to an innovative and proactive ecological policy […]

Arte calls up Submarine, Pumpernickel for Douglas Rushkoff digital docuseries

European cultural broadcaster Arte has ordered a four-part docuseries about the digital economy from Amsterdam and LA-based producer Submarine, France’s Pumpernickel Films and media expert Douglas Rushkoff. Exponential follows Rushkoff as he takes viewers on a journey from the beginning of the digital age through its transformation by big business to the possibilities for a […]

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