Czech Television

Exclusive: Czech TV eyes crime & co-pros as ZDF’s 1980’s paranormal project nears debut

The Czech Republic’s public broadcaster is looking to forge closer ties with international partners with particular focus on crime and family drama, following the commissioning of ZDF coproduction We’re On It, Comrades!. The procedural, which is from Barletta Productions’ Matěj Chlupáček and Maja Hamplová, tracks the activities of an investigative division that explores paranormal activities […]

The War Report

With the 100th anniversary of the most terrible conflict in world history coming in 2014, Jesse Whittock identifies the projects and producers that will shape World War I in the minds of a new generation of TV viewers. War programming has the unique power to shock, appall and intrigue in equal measures, hence its enduring […]

Your Face gets more familiar with CEE

New format deals for celebrity singing format Your Face Sounds Familiar is among a batch of agreements Endemol has closed in Central and Eastern Europe. Your Face, which began life in Spain and has now sold into more than 30 territories, will launch on Czech Television’s CT1 and Slovak Television’s STV1 as a 12-part series. […]

Czech Television planning cultural and children’s channels

The Czech Republic’s state broadcaster will launch a pair of new channels in August – one for children and the other the country’s first ever primetime cultural network. The two Czech Television channels will share the same broadcasting slot, with children’s channel CT:D running between 6am and 8pm and arts net CT Art taking over […]