Brexit strategies

The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union is one of the most seismic changes for international television in living memory. Jesse Whittock asks what it means for the industry. The UK has always been a leader in international production and distribution. It is credited, among other things, with helping to develop and fine-tune […]

Netflix explores German History X

Netflix has bagged exclusive SVOD rights to ARD drama NSU German History X in six major territories. The streaming service has bought rights to the show in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, and will debut the scripted series on Thursday as local Netflix Originals. The high-end drama, based on true […]

CEE formats deals for All3’s Filmpool

All3Media International has struck two new deals for formats from German prodco Filmpool. Long-running Sat.1 series Niedrig & Kuhnt: Detectives Investigate (left) will be remade locally in Ukraine for ICTV. Mamas Film will produce the Ukrainian version, which will run to 56 episodes in the first series. The show, in which real-life police detectives attempt to […]

All3Media posts profit ahead of takeover

All3Media Holdings, the parent company that houses All3Media and its production companies, posted turnover of £507.6 million and EBITA of £60.5 million for the year to August 31, 2013. This compares with with £473 million and £64.1 million the previous year. All3 said the earnings figure reflected investments in digital producer Little Dot Studios and […]

Formats to see in CEE

As NATPE Budapest gets underway, TBI speaks to the main players about selling formats into Central and Eastern Europe, breaking into emerging local territories and the booming market in constructed reality series Traditionally, the biggest buyers of formats in the CEE region have been Russia, Poland and Ukraine and while this triumvirate remain fertile ground […]

New deals for German scripted reality series Day and Night

All3Media has secured deals for its German-originated scripted reality format Day and Night. The show, which was created by All3Media’s German production company Filmpool, has been bought by M6’s W9 channel in France and free-to-air channel RTL Klub in Hungary and TV JOJ in Slovakia. W9, the DTT channel owned by, has commissioned the series […]