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Korea’s CJ ENM strikes first-look format deal with Keshet’s Tresor TV

South Korea’s CJ ENM has struck a first-look deal with Keshet International’s Germany production company Tresor TV. The deal, which started from 1 June, covers scripted as well as non-scripted formats and follows the partnership between the Korean firm and Tresor TV on 300: War Of United Voices, which debuted on ProSiebenSat.1 in March. Tresor […]

Netflix snags ‘Parasite’ star for latest Korean drama

Global streaming service Netflix will launch a new Korean drama series later this year, starring one of the cast of 2019 Oscar-winning film Parasite. Record Of Youth is being produced by CJ ENM-owned prodco Studio Dragon and Pan Entertainment and follows the stories of three young people as they chase their ambitions. The series will […]

News round-up: Oz ‘Living Room’ travels to US; CJ ENM & Bunim/Murray format deal; ZDF snags Covid-19 series

Dabl steps into WTFN’s ‘Living Room‘ WTFN-produced The Living Room is headed to the US on CBS-owned digital lifestyle network Dabl, thanks to a 120-hour content deal negotiated by Australia’s WTFN-owned distributor Fred Media. The long-running studio-based series, which was originally made by WTFN for Australia’s Network Ten, offers a “fresh entertainment spin” on lifestyle […]

Fox doubles down on Korean formats with CJ ENM singing format

US broadcaster Fox is looking to build on the success of its remake of South Korean format hit The Masked Singer by acquiring rights to another singing show from the country. I Can See Your Voice (ICSYV) is from Korean giant CJ ENM and was piloted by Fox last month. The US network has now […]

Trendwatch: East to West

Turkish drama has already conquered Latin America and is now expanding into Asia, where synergies look set to pave the way for mutual cooperation and co-productions. Richard Middleton reports Few trends have stuck like the growing appeal of Turkish drama. Rewind a decade or so, and the thought that scripted series from the country would […]

Drama deals: eOne boards first French drama, Eccho swoops for Sweden’s ‘Love Me’

Entertainment One picks up first French-language drama Entertainment One (eOne) has picked up international distribution rights to France 2 crime drama La Garçonne from Call My Agent! producers Mother Production and Gedesel. The deal marks eOne’s first French-language acquisition, and was brokered by Noel Hedges, EVP of acquisitions and international distribution for the studio. Set […]

Formats round-up: Viu adapts CJ ENM’s ‘Black’, Newen medical format goes to Germany

Viu adapts CJ ENM thriller ‘Black’ Asian OTT service Viu is adapting CJ ENM’s scripted drama Black for its 17 markets. The PCWW Media Group-backed platform is to launch an eight-part Malaysian version of the format, starring popular local stars such as Kamal Adli, Siti Saleha, Nabila Huda and Zoey Rahman. The original Korean series […]

Korea’s CJ ENM, JTBC unite for joint SVOD against streaming competition

South Korean media giant CJ ENM and cable network JTBC are joining forces to take on deep-pocketed SVOD rivals, with plans to launch a streaming service early next year. The platform – which will be led by CJ ENM – is an expansion of the business’s existing Tving platform, which offers programmes and films from […]

Rakuten Viki strikes content deals with Korea’s CJ ENM, JTBC

Streamer Rakuten Viki has struck a pair of content partnerships with Korea’s CJ ENM and JTBC. The deal, which spans more than 30 titles, include CJ ENM’s What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim, Touch Your Heart and When The Devil Calls Your Nan, among 14 shows form the media group. Meanwhile, JTBC shows heading to Rakuten […]