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News round-up: Abacus to shop ‘Faithless’; Canela Kids strikes Mondo TV deal; ZDF Studios launches ‘Naked – Generation Gender’

Abacus to shop ‘Faithless’ Abacus Media Rights has acquired comedy drama Faithless for international distribution. The 6 x 30-minute series is a Media Musketeers Studios & Entourage Ventures collaboration with Grand Pictures for Virgin Media. Created, co-written by, and starring Baz Ashmawy (50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy), the show tells the story of three young sisters living in Dublin and […]

ZDF, Arte & Crave explore gender identity in German-Canadian co-pro

ZDF in Germany, European broadcaster Arte and Canadian VOD platform Crave have ordered topical science series Naked – Generation Gender. The German-Canadian co-production is produced by Spiegel TV and Primitive Entertainment in association with Crave/Bell Media, ZDF, Arte and global distributor ZDF Enterprises. The documentary goes into production this month and will be launched to […]

HBO Max & Crave pick up Sky fashion series ‘Kingdom Of Dreams’

HBO Max has struck a pre-sale deal for UK factual fashion series Kingdom Of Dreams, for Europe, Latin America and Asia. The 4 x 60-minute series, which is produced by London-based Misfits Entertainment, in collaboration with international distributor Fremantle, as a Sky Original, is also headed to Crave in Canada and will debut this year. […]

Crave, TV4, Discovery make room for ‘Framing Britney Spears’ doc

Canadian streamer Crave, TV4 in Sweden and Discovery in Italy are among those to have snagged rights to Framing Britney Spears, the FX and Hulu doc that debuted earlier this month. The 1 x 75-minute doc, which is produced by The New York Times and Red Arrow Studios-owned Left/Right, was directed by Samantha Stark and premiered […]

Kids round-up: Crave acquires ‘Denis’ YouTube hit; Nat Geo Kids extends ‘Dino Dana’ in LatAm; Hopster launches on ComHem Play+

Canada’s Crave acquires ‘Denis’ YouTube sensation Bell Media-owned Canadian SVOD Crave has acquired the first season of animated series Denis And Me, featuring YouTube personality Denis Kopotun. Debuting next week as part of WOW Unlimited Media’s WOW! World Kids Collection on the streamer, the series originated on Kopotun’s YouTube channel, which currently has more than […]

Warner Bros. strikes Canadian output deal for HBO Max

HBO Max programmes are heading to Canada via Bell Media’s SVOD service Crave and broadcaster CTV. The deal, struck between Canada’s Bell Media and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, is the first deal for HBO Max programmes outside the US, and likely rules out any immediate plans by WarnerMedia to launch HBO Max as an […]

Facebook Watch, HBO series set to debut at TIFF

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will host the premieres of original series from Facebook Watch, USA Network and HBO. The Canadian festival, which takes place in September, has programmed six premieres as part of its TV sidebar ‘Primetime’, which is now in its fifth year. Around 60% of the episodes set to be screened […]

New ‘Star Trek’ series voyages to Canada with Bell

Bell Media has acquired Canadian rights from CBS Studios International to the new Star Trek series focusing on Patrick Stewart’s Jean-Luc Picard character. News of the Canadian deal follows an announcement earlier this week that Amazon has taken international rights to the show in more than 200 territories outside the US and Canada. The new, […]