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Banijay’s Opposite Worlds travels the globe

Banijay has sold its reality format Opposite Worlds into Turkey, Croatia and the Middle East and is setting up a production hub for further new versions of the show. The series has twenty contestants taking part in an elimination competition whereby they live in one of two worlds: the past, in which there is a […]

Martin Gastinger to run ATV

Tele München has upped Martin Gastinger to CEO of ATV following this week’s news that Ludwig Bauer is leaving the Austrian free-to-air broadcaster and TMG. Gastinger will be elevated from his current position of programme director. He has been at ATV since 2007 and will take the helm on May 1. Bauer is returning to […]

Ludwig Bauer leaving Tele München

Tele München’s Ludwig Bauer is leaving the company. Bauer has been at the German-language media company for eight years overseeing the relaunch of Tele 5 in Germany and then the development of the ATV channels in Austria, including the roll out of the ATV2 service in 2011. Bauer said he was leaving the company and […]

Thatcher doc gains traction

A documentary chronicling the controversial political career of the late former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has sold to broadcasters in Canada, Asia and Europe. BSkyB-owned distributor Sky Vision has scored sales of Brook Lapping-produced 1x60mins doc Thatcher: a Memoir to Radio Canada in Quebec, ATV in Hong Kong, TV4 in Sweden and Finland, Portuguese […]

Israeli format Raid the Cage gets Turkey, Peru remakes

Sony Pictures Television has sold Israeli game show format Raid the Cage to broadcasters in Turkey and Peru. The show has also secured a second season in Israel. SPT has secured deals with Turkey’s ATV and Peru’s America TV. Chinese channel Jiangzu TV launched its version earlier this year. Further deals in Europe and Latin […]

Exclusive: Turkish drama The End to get US remake

Ghost Whisperer producer Sander/Moses Productions is to remake a Turkish drama for US audiences, TBI has learned – a deal described as the first of its kind. Sander/Moses has acquired remake rights to psychological thriller The End, which comes from Turkish prodco Ay Yapim and broadcaster ATV. The original tells the story of a wife […]