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Starzplay partners with Canal+ Group on first French co-production

Lionsgate-owned streamer StarzPlay and France’s Canal+ Group have commissioned comedy drama All Those Things We Never Said, an adaptation of Marc Levy’s novel, starring Jean Reno and with the author attached to write and showrun the series. Canal+ Group-owned production and distribution giant Studiocanal will distribute the 10 x 30-minute French-language drama internationally, with the […]

Chilean net bags Kanal D dramas

Chilean broadcaster Mega has acquired a trio of drama series from the sales arm of Turkish network Kanal D. The deal comprises Wounded Love and Time Goes By, plus a re-up of Fatmagül, and in total represents around 1,200 commercial hours of content. Wounded Love follows a family shattered by war during a period of […]

Supply and demand in Latin America

TBI and Eurodata TV look at the latest trends in TV viewing in Latin America and find that amid the still-popular classic telenovelas, the format is being reinvented and that a healthy market in imported drama from the Spain, the US and elsewhere exists Latin America remains a drama market, but the type of series […]

Bell chimes with Opposite Worlds, Haggis drama

Canadian broadcaster Bell Media has unveiled a wide ranging slate of new shows, including a remake of Banijay International-distributed Opposite Worlds and a drama from Crash screenwriter Paul Haggis. Bell’s conventional and speciality channels are working with producers such as Entertainment One, Shaftesbury Films and NBCUniversal-backed LARK Productions on its drama projects. Screenwriter Haggis is […]

Rovio unveils Angry Birds TV, VOD launch plan

The long awaited Angry Birds Toons series has secured carriage on 14 broadcasters and a number of online and digital platforms ahead of its launch later this week. TV industry insiders have long been waiting to discover the identities of the channels that will launch the short-form Rovio Entertainment property, which is based on the […]

Banijay acquires rights to Opposite Worlds

Banijay International has acquired the global rights to Chilean reality format Opposite Worlds after striking a deal with Canal 13. The series sees a number of teams compete to live in the luxury of the future or the hardship of the past. It launched on Canal 13 and drew audience shares of over 50% and […]