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Deals round-up: ITVX & Cosmote TV say ‘So Long, Marianne’; Fremantle does ‘Battle In The Box’; Be-Entertainment to shop ‘Celebrity Farmsitters’

ITVX & Cosmote TV say ‘So Long, Marianne’ ITVX in the UK, Cosmote TV and Star Channel for Greece, and Movies Best HD for Cyprus have struck pre-sale deals for upcoming drama series So Long, Marianne, with distributor Cineflix Rights. ARD’s Fabfiction (NDR, SWR, WDR, Germany) has also joined as a co-producer alongside the original […]

Spain’s ETB lands ‘Finder$ Keeper$’ following Be-Entertainment deal

Belgian format Finder$ Keeper$ is on its way to Spain following a deal with local broadcaster ETB. The show is being produced by Mediapro company K2000, through a partnership between The Mediapro Studio and the format’s distributor, Be-Entertainment. The entertainment show sees a family turn their house upside down in the search of €100,000 ($100,000), […]

News round-up: C5 & FilmRise prep prisoner show; Hulu plays country music; Lighthouse & Dog Ears get ‘Stage Struck!’

C5 & FilmRise meet ‘World’s Most Dangerous Prisoners’ Paramount-owned UK comcaster Channel 5 and US-based streaming service FilmRise have picked up true crime docuseries World’s Most Dangerous Prisoners. Produced by UK indie Woodcut Media, and titled World’s Most Evil Prisoners in North America, the 10 x 60-minute series takes a fresh, in-depth look at some […]

News round-up: Be-Entertainment recruits ITVS exec; ‘Great Songwriters’ sales; History Channel Iberia buys museum doc

Be-Entertainment recruits ITVS exec Martijn Plaizier Belgian format distributor Be-Entertainment has hired ITV Studios Global Entertainment exec Martijn Plaizier He will work as an international sales manager on non-scripted formats as well as scripted sales, with a focus on the Eastern European territories. Be-Entertainment MD Gepke Nederlof said: “We are very happy to welcome Martijn […]

‘Destination X’ travels to RTL4 for Dutch adaptation

RTL4 in the Netherlands has commissioned a local adaptation of Be-Entertainment’s adventure reality format Destination X. This is the sixth territory to pick up the show, following a co-commission by the BBC in the UK and NBCUniversal in the US in April. The Belgian format, created by Geronimo, originally launched on VTM in Belgium in […]

News round-up: Be-Entertainment to shop ‘Swipe Around’; The CW picks up ‘Fantastic Friends’; Campanario & Addiction House strike pact

Be-Entertainment to shop ‘Swipe Around’ Be-Entertainment has acquired the global distribution rights to Swipe Around, the dating format that will launch on Belgian network VTM2 tonight. The format, which has already been on air for five seasons on ATV in Austria, sees various best friend duos on a city trip in Europe, where they swipe […]

ITV Studios France takes on ‘The Big Job Switch’

ITV Studios France is producing a local version of social experiment format The Big Job Switch. According to distributor Be-Entertainment, the adaptation has been ordered by a French commercial broadcaster but could not confirm which one. The format, which was originally created and produced by Geronimo for VTM in Belgium, follows five individuals who resign […]

News round-up: Escapade boards ‘Grassroots’; RTL II plays ‘Finder$ Keeper$’; NBCU & Disney strike Lat Am kids deals

Escapade boards ‘Grassroots’ Sydney-based distributor Escapade Media has boarded Storyfirst and Hispter Films’s upcoming six-part drama series Grassroots. The firm will now serve as an executive producer on the project and has taken Asia Pacific sales rights for the series. Created by John Godber and written by Elizabeth Godber, Jane Thornton and Nicola Quilter, Grassroots […]

Unscripted round-up: ‘The Musical Of Your Life’ lands in UK; Anchor sinks Errol Morris deal; Netflix spins-off ‘Bling Empire’

The Musical Of Your Life lands in UK All3Media-owned Objective Media Group has picked up remake rights to Belgian format, The Musical Of Your Life. The show will reproduced by Objective’s Triple Brew Media and marks the 10th production deal for the format since it was launched at MIPTV earlier this year. The format, which was created by Belgium’s […]

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