Dori Media Group


Dori Media hires Sony exec as it looks to Europe

Dori Media Group is reshuffling its sales division with Sony Picture Television’s Carolina Sabbag headed for its new Madrid office, as it looks to further its growth in Europe. Dori has brought in Sabbag as VP of sales to oversee business development in Europe. She will lead the team and be in charge of regional […]

Production hub for show at centre of IP battle

The producers of The Best of All gameshow are setting up a European production hub for the show. The news comes as Israeli free-TV broadcaster Reshet orders a second season of the shiny-floor show. The format is at the centre of an ongoing format dispute between its producer, FremantleMedia-owned Abot Hameiri, and Banijay Group, which […]

Canal+ buys Argentinian drama

French pay TV provider Canal+ has acquired Argentinian drama El Marginal from Israel-based Dori Media Group. The series, from Sebastián Ortega, follows an ex-police officer who goes undercover in a harsh prison to inflitrate for kidnapping the daughter of a senior judge. Ortega’s Underground Productions and pubcaster TV Pública are behind the 13x52mins show, which […]

TF1 remaking Israeli comedy Little Mom

French commercial broadcaster TF1 has acquired remake rights to Israeli comedy Little Mom. Scarlett Production has gone into production on a French version, which will likely broadcast on TF1 next year. This comes after French broadcaster AB Groupe collaborated with Scarlett on a French-language pilot. ABC Groupe has international distribution rights to the French show. […]

MIPTV 2014: Dori’s Power Couple step out in Cannes

Dori Media Group is hoping it is has the next big Israeli-originated hit on it hands with Power Couple, which it will launch at MIPTV. The show has performed very strongly on Channel 10 in Israel, improving its slot average by over 80%. Off the back of that performance, the broadcaster has ordered a second […]

Israeli religious drama scores first intn’l deals

Yet another Israeli drama had made inroads on overseas channels’ schedules, with Dori Media selling romantic drama Shtisel into France and Sweden. The Swedish deal sees cultural channel Axess TV taking local rights to the show, while French deal is with distributor Pretty Pictures, which has DVD and on-demand rights. TBI understands a third deal […]

News brief: Fox orders Israeli road trip format

US broadcaster Fox has bought an adaptation of Israeli comedy road trip format Magic Malabi Express. The original version for Channel 10 follows three Israelis who open a stall in Brazil and sell Israeli desert malabi and was based on a book by Miki Geva. Fox has commissioned a pilot for US audiences, scoring the […]

Sony buys Indonesian novela channel stake

Sony Pictures Television Networks has acquired a 50% stake in an Indonesian pay TV telenovela channel. The company has paid Israel-based Dori Media Group an undisclosed amount for the stake in the network, Televiva. The move boosts SPT Networks’ presence in the region, which currently comprises pay channels AXN, Sony Entertainment Television, beTV, One and […]

MIPTV News: Dori sets sights on new reality sales

Israel’s Dori Media Group is taking a new reality series Family Restart and The Band to MIPTV, as part of a “very diversified slate”. The distributor is also debuting factual reality series The Caravan, game show Hi/Lo Trivia, sitcom Little Mom and cookery series Home Page. Family Restart pairs parents and adult children with family […]