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News brief: Russian nets bag TVF factual

Russian networks have bought factual programming from UK-based TVF International. Digital TV acquired a package including Channel 5’s Inside Buckingham Palace (pictured), David Attenborough-narrated Wild City: Singapore and BBC/RTÉ coproduction Columbanus: The Monk Who United Europe. Stream TV acquired Rescue Vet, which was for Animal Planet, while St. Petersburg-based First HDTV acquired the PBS-commissioned The […]

CEE nets bag All3 factual

All3Media International has closed its first deals since announcing former chief Louise Pedersen was returning to the company. The sales arm of UK production group All3Media has shopped 180 hours to broadcasters in central and eastern Europe, including a package deal with Russian pay TV network First HDTV. This agreement sees First’ Eureka and Outdoor […]

CEE Euro nets tread The Road to War

Broadcasters across central and eastern Europe have acquired World War I documentary The Road to War from Austria’s ORF Enterprises. Russia’s Channel One, Slovakia’s STV, CYBC and LTV in Cyprus, MTVA in Hungary, Poland’s TVP and Estonia’s ERR have all bought the 1x50mins doc following NATPE Europe in Prague this week. The doc (pictured) is […]