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ABC adapting Austrian hour-long

Broadcast network ABC is adapting an Austrian comedy, Braunschlag, for the US market. The deal is a script commitment with a significant penalty attached – meaning ABC will have to pay out if it does move forwards with the project. This is the second pilot from the commercial arm of Austrian pubcaster ORF, ORF Enteprises, […]

ABC to remake Austrian drama

US broadcast network ABC has ordered a pilot script of Austrian-created scripted format Janus. The crime drama will be reworked in the US by Europacorp Television Studios USA, which picked up the remake rights in the US from ORF Enterprise, the commercial arm of Austrian pubcaster ORF. The deal has a script-plus-penalty structure, and was […]

Slingshot, EuropaCorp partner for drama JV

David Ellender’s Slingshot Global Media and Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp Television Studios have partnered in a non-exclusive development joint venture pact. The pair plans to co-develop and finance two projects a year. The firms believe their straight-to-series business models could compliment each other. Slingshot founder and CEO Ellender said together the companies would be able to […]