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Exclusive: Darren Star’s ‘Younger’ to get remade in Ukraine

Ukraine network Noviy has become the latest to order a local version of Darren Star’s recently ended US series, Younger. The 24-episode show will be produced by Kiev-based Art Forms Productions and has been slated to premiere early next year. The US original was created and exec produced by Sex And The City’s Star for […]

Viaplay stocks up on Nordic drama for US launch

NENT Group-owned streamer Viaplay has acquired a raft of scripted programming ahead of its launch in the US today, following a deal with distributor Banijay Rights. Viaplay subscribers in the US will gain access to more than 250 hours of Nordic shows from the French group, including the 8 x 60-minute Countrymen, which is produced […]

Beyond, Blue Ant, Studiocanal & Cineflix among distributors joining London TV Screenings

Studiocanal, Beyond Rights, Blue Ant International and Cineflix Rights are among a swathe of distributors to have formally joined London TV Screenings, which is set to take place early next year. The quartet join event organisers All3Media International, Banijay Rights, eOne, Fremantle and ITV Studios, which earlier this month confirmed that next year’s London-based event […]

Epix picks up UK drama ‘SAS: Rogue Heroes’ from ‘Peaky Blinders’ scribe Steven Knight

MGM-owned US network Epix has acquired six-part wartime drama SAS: Rogue Heroes, in the first international deal for the show from distributor Banijay Rights. Produced by Banijay UK label Kudos and Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s indie Nebulastar for UK pubcaster the BBC, the series is a dramatised account of how British special forces unit, […]

London TV Screenings 2022 dates to clash with BBCS Showcase

All3Media International, Banijay Rights, eOne, Fremantle and ITV Studios have confirmed that next year’s London TV Screenings will be a physical event – with dates that coincide with BBC Studios Showcase. London TV Screenings will take place from 28 February to 4 March 2022 and marks the first on-the-ground gathering for the UK-based distributors, after […]

Newen Connect appoints Banijay alum Andrew Sime to lead on formats

French distributor Newen Connect has hired former Banijay Rights exec Andrew Sime to lead its format business. Sime takes the newly created role of head of format sales at the French outfit and will work with Newen-owned production companies including Tuvalu, De Mensen and Izen on IP. He will also partner with broadcaster parent TF1 […]

Telemadrid explores life in Spanish capital with Shine Iberia factual series

Spanish broadcaster Telemadrid is to air a new unscripted series, exploring the lives of the residents of the city of Madrid, later this year. Produced by Banijay Iberia label Shine Iberia, Vidas De Cine (aka Open Air Cinema) will follow actor and presenter Florentino Fernández as he travels around the Spanish capital speaking to communities […]

BBC Two becomes first int’l buyer of Canal+ drama ‘Marie Antoinette’

BBC Two in the UK has become the first international buyer of eight-part historical drama Marie Antionette. The show, which is sold by Banijay Rights, is being produced by Banijay Studios France, Capa Drama and Les Gens for French group Canal+. The drama has been created and written by Deborah Davis (The Favourite) and tells […]

Exclusive: France 2 TV to debut new Banijay competition format, ‘The Artist’

French pubcaster France 2 TV will launch a new talent competition format from global production powerhouse Banijay this weekend. Produced by Banijay Production Media, The Artist will make its debut on 11 September, hosted by French TV personality Nagui. The format will be distributed internationally by Banijay Rights. The 6 x 140-minute series sees creative […]