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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 […]

Nine Network, Movistar+ strike pre-sale deals for BBCS’s ‘Perfect Planet’

Nine Network in Australia, Movistar+ in Spain and public broadcasters across the Nordics have all struck pre-sales deals for BBC Studios’ new blue chip natural history series A Perfect Planet. The five-parter is produced by Silverback Films for BBC One in the UK and US partner Discovery, with China’s Tencent Penguin Pictures, ZDF in Germany, […]

‘Borgen’ revived by Netflix and Denmark’s DR

Danish political drama Borgen is returning to screens in 2022, with a fourth season in development by Netflix and Danish broadcaster DR. The first three series ran on DR from 2010-2013 and the revival will see Sidse Babett Knudsen reprise her role as politician Birgitte Nyborg. The show will be produced by Danish prodco SAM […]

TBI Scripted: Is a deluge of drama causing a Nordic thaw?

Scandinavian producers have become prolific over recent years but is a deluge of scripted product from the region diluting the quality and damaging the ‘Nordic drama’ brand? Nick Edwards reports When the Danish public service broadcaster DR made The Killing in 2007 and then collaborated with their Swedish counterpart SVT on The Bridge in 2011, […]

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