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Mediaset, Azteca join Globo drama copro

Mediaset España and Mexico’s TV Azteca are the latest channel groups to board the first Spanish-language drama from Brazilian broadcaster Globo. Supermax already counts Argentina’s pubcaster, TVP, and Oficina Burman as coproducers. The series is being produced for the international market. “We have two strategic goals with this project,” said Globo’s executive director of international […]

Mediaset struggles in Italy, Spain picks up

Mediaset’s Spanish unit lifted the media giant’s financials for 2014 against the background of continued challenges in the Italian market, according to Mediaset’s preliminary results. Mediaset posted net revenues of €3.41 billion (US$3.45 billion) for the full year, marginally down on the 2013 figure. Revenues in Italy fell from €2.59 billion to €2.48 billion, while […]

Five nets claim My Mom Cooks Better Than Yours

Five broadcasters have ordered local versions of cooking gameshow My Mom Cooks Better Than Yours. El Trece in Argentina, Prima TV in Romania, TRT in Turkey, Pop TV in Slovenia and TV Joj in Slovakia have all committed to adaptations of the FremantleMedia-distributed format, which was created by Spanish producer Madarina. In Spain the show has run on Cuatro, where […]

Warner sells first Eyeworks format post-takeover

Warner Bros. has made its first deals for Eyeworks-developed formats following its takeover of the Dutch-based production group last month. Warner Bros. International Television Production has placed nude dating format Adam Looking for Eve to German network RTL and Cuatro in Spain. WBITVP took over sales of Eyeworks formats after Warner Bros. Television Group bought […]

Host in a Box shipped to Spain

Spanish broadcaster Cuatro has commissioned the second overseas version of Endemol’s German factual entertainment format Host in a Box. The format – in which presenters are locked in wooden boxes, shipped to unfamiliar locations and asked to immerse themselves in local life – launched in German on ProSieben and subsequently sold to Super TV2 in […]

RTL checks into Banijay’s Sex Academy

RTL5 in the Netherlands has ordered a local version of the Sex Academy format. The show was created by TV2 in Denmark and is distributed internationally by Banijay International. In the series ordinary couples check into the titular Academy and are schooled on topics including the importance of foreplay, different sexual positions and role-playing. They […]

Antena 3 rebrands post LaSexta merger

Spanish broadcaster Antena 3 Group has rebranded as Atresmedia, as part of a strategy to pool its assets under one banner. The news comes after Antena 3 completed its takeover of smaller rival La Sexta in October last year in order to better compete with the Mediaset and Prisa’s merged Telecinco-Cuatro group that leads the […]