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KiKA looks to Boomerang’s Avatars

German children’s channel KiKA has acquired European live action coproduction The Avatars from Spain’s Boomerang TV Group and Onza Distribution. The show will debut on the ARD- and ZDF-owned network today with back-to-back episodes at 8.10pm. The 52x24mins show will run stripped Monday to Thursday. The Avatars comes from Lagardere Studios-owned Boomerang, Italy’s Fly Distibuzione […]

Holding out for Hierro

Galician thriller Hierro was named best project at the Berlinale’s first CoPro Series pitching competition in February. TBI reports on what the award means for its international prospects. Galician-created drama Hierro competed at Berlinale’s CoPro Series 2015 and beat four other finalists, in the process winning an invitation to participate this month at Series Mania, […]

Three to watch from Spain

A trio of Spanish primetime dramas are set to make international headlines. Spain’s TV advertising slump has hit local fiction budgets hard, but with US imports banished from the primetime schedules of the main broadcasters, local drama continues to connect strongly with audiences. In the cutthroat world of Spanish free TV primetime, three new series […]

Spain’s drama producers look to go global

Spain’s crisis has forced TV producers to seek international business. Local fiction continues to dominate Spanish primetime, but the dramatic fall in investment in TV advertising has obliged broadcasters to cut their budgets for originals. Creating virtue out of necessity, an increasing number of drama producers are looking beyond Spanish border and beginning to reap […]