Dori Media

Dori licenses Russia’s Road To Calvary to ERT Greece

Distributor Dori Media Group has signed an agreement with Greece’s public broadcaster ERT for Russian period drama The Road to Calvary. The 12-part series, produced by NTV Broadcasting Company and Russian World Studios, will be broadcast on ERT3. The Road To Calvary, produced to commemorate 100 years of the October Revolution, is based on the […]

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 […]

RTL sets up German Power Couple

German free TV powerhouse RTL has ordered a local version of the Israeli-originated format Power Couple. The reality show, which will be called Das Sommerhaus der Stars – Kampf der Promipaare in Germany, will launch on RTL in a primetime slot next month. The show will run to four 90-minute episodes. The format has celebrity […]

Televisa poaches Dori Media exec for sales

Televisa USA has poached Andres Santos for a new international sales role. Santos joins from Dori Media and, in the newly-created role at Televisa USA, will report to Jonathan South, the company’s director of sales. Prior to Dori, Santos was at Venezuela’s RCTV. Televisa USA is expanding its programming line-up with English-language adaptations of Televisa […]

Israel’s Gil launches distribution arm

Prolific Israeli prodco Gil Productions has launched a new content creation and distribution arm. Tel Aviv-based Gil Formats will operate alongside Gil Productions, offering the market formats in genres such as ob-doc, ‘semi’-scripted reality, game show and reality. The division will launch at MIPCOM in October with a slate including comic game show Are You […]

Blind Date comedy format set for Russia

Russian channel Rossiya 1 has ordered a local version of Israeli-originated comedy Ciega a Citas (Blind Date). The format is distributed by Dori Media, which has struck a deal with Russkoe Film Company, The prodco already started making the Russian version and it will go out on the free-TV channel later this year. The series has […]

Dori Media times 300 Second Ride for MIPTV

Dori Media is taking studio gameshow format, 300 Second Ride, to MIPTV. In the show, contestants answer multiple choice questions to advance along a specially built track in the studio, against a 300-second time limit. As time ebbs away, answers to the questions are removed, making answering easier, but eating into the 300 seconds. The […]

Sony buys Viasat channels from MTG

Sony Pictures Television has acquired the Viasat3 and Viasat6 free-to-air TV channels in Hungary from the Modern Times Group. The pair of entertainment channels will take SPT’s Hungarian offering to five and they will sit alongside the AXN, AXN White and AXN Black offerings in the Sony stable. Viasat3 is programmed with mainstream movies and […]