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News round-up: Be-Entertainment recruits ITVS exec; ‘Great Songwriters’ sales; History Channel Iberia buys museum doc

Be-Entertainment recruits ITVS exec Martijn Plaizier Belgian format distributor Be-Entertainment has hired ITV Studios Global Entertainment exec Martijn Plaizier He will work as an international sales manager on non-scripted formats as well as scripted sales, with a focus on the Eastern European territories. Be-Entertainment MD Gepke Nederlof said: “We are very happy to welcome Martijn […]

Lionsgate, SPT & Newen join The London TV Screenings

Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Television, Newen Connect, Eccho Rights and Viaplay Content Distribution are among new additions to the schedule for The London TV Screenings, which takes place 27 February to 3 March. The five companies take the total number of hosts to 26, with each carving out time in the calendar to deliver a mixture […]

News round-up: Global sales for ‘Love Me’; Love Nature expands in Romania; 108 Media launches ‘Nightshade’

Hulu, Acorn & Viaplay take Love Me A slew of broadcasters and platforms have struck pre-sale deals for the second season of drama series Love Me with UK distributor DCD Rights. Hulu (US), Acorn TV (UK, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, India), Viaplay (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Netherlands) have all boarded season […]

108 Media proposes ‘Bridezillas’ & ‘Marriage Boot Camp’ for the Philippines

London & Singapore-based financier, producer and distributor 108 Media has acquired the rights to produce local adaptations of WEtv’s reality shows Bridezillas and spin-off Marriage Boot Camp for the Philippines, after striking a deal with DCD Rights. Bridezillas is a September Films format following extreme brides, their anxious families, and their loved ones in the […]

London TV Screenings sets 2023 dates, goes up against BBC Studios Showcase

London TV Screenings, the fast-growing event organised by All3Media International, Banijay Rights, Entertainment One, Fremantle and ITV Studios, is to be held over the same week as BBC Studios’ flagship market. The London screenings event’s third iteration will run from Monday, 27 February to Friday, 3 March next year, following a 2022 version that attracted more than […]

ITV expands doc & drama strategy with Melissa Caddick disappearance

ITV in the UK is expanding its strategy of ordering documentaries to accompany its dramas with a show exploring the mysterious disappearance of Australian millionairess Melissa Caddick. Life And Limb: The Missing Millionairess is being produced by Fremantle-owned UK prodco Naked and will explore the disappearance of the fraudster after she was investigated for financial misconduct. Caddick […]

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