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News round-up: NBCU’s Hayu expands across CEE; Stan links with Lionsgate; Media Ranch deals

NBCU’s Hayu expands across CEE NBCUniversal (NBCU) is to roll its reality-focused streaming service Hayu into multiple Central and Eastern European countries in Q4. The service will offer over 300 shows and 9,000 episodes of reality TV content including The Real Housewives, Below Deck and Million Dollar Listing franchises. Home and design, dating, cooking, crime and fashion […]

Denmark’s ‘Big Love’ format travels across Europe with Media Ranch

Danish reality health format Big Love has been optioned in The Netherlands following a deal with distributor Media Ranch, which has also confirmed a Belgian version has recently wrapped production. The format, which is part of Danish pubcaster DR’s slate, has been optioned in The Netherlands by Monday Media, while a fourth season of the show is […]

Fremantle’s Miso Film hires former DR drama boss to head scripted development

Fremantle-backed Nordic prodco Miso Film has appointed Christian Rank, the former head of drama at Danish pubcaster DR, as head of development and producer. Rank will join Miso Film in August, working on both local and international scripted development and production, as well as bringing in IP and building a roster of creative talent. He […]

Deals round-up: Bin Laden doc lands in Europe & Oz; Brazil’s Globoplay acquires Serbia’s ‘Civil Servant’; Lime Pictures to adapt ‘Planet Omar’

Bin Laden doc lands in Europe & Oz SBS in Australia, Sweden’s SVT, DR in Denmark and NRK in Norway, along with an unnamed French broadcaster, have acquired Voltage TV’s documentary series Osama bin Laden: The Inside Story. UK distributor Drive struck the deals for the 3 x 60-minute series, which was originally commissioned by Channel 4 and broadcast as Osama bin Laden: […]

Amazon & Discovery+ score David Beckham-backed Premier League docuseries

Amazon Prime Video has acquired the upcoming BBC2 football documentary series Fever Pitch! The Rise Of The Premier League for Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The 4 x 60-minute from All3Media-backed Story Films and David Beckham’s Studio 99 is currently in production ahead of its debut later this year, with distributor All3Media International signing multiple […]

Show of the Week: Secret Treasures Of The Museum

If you’ve ever wanted to take a peek behind the scenes at a major museum, then this is the show for you. Each episode follows two celebrities who gain unprecedented access to a museum and its many treasures, getting the chance to take a look at the fascinating items locked away that don’t go on […]

Exclusive: ‘Bake Off Junior’ travels across Europe following BBCS deals

Netherlands-based NPO3, SBS in Belgium and DR in Denmark have snagged format rights to BBC Studios’ cookery show Bake Off Junior. The deals, which emerged on the second day of BBCS’s virtual Showcase event, will see the format remade for NPO’s kids block Zapp and were among a raft of agreements struck by BBC Studios Distribution […]

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