Formats


Al Jazeera linked to move for Spain’s Mediapro

Al Jazeera is in talks to acquire Spanish producer Mediapro, according to local reports. The Qatari state funded broadcaster has been aggressively rolling out channels internationally and has also been acquiring key sports rights. A deal for Mediapro would give Al Jazeera rights to several key soccer clubs and competitions including games from Barcelona and […]

Tim Kring eyeing international scripted formats

Heroes creator Tim Kring has told TBI he has plans to bring an international scripted format to the US. Kring was at MIPTV this week promoting his new transmedia series The Drake Equation, which comes from writer Andy Briggs, UK prodco Pure Grass Films, Sonar Entertainment, entertainment content financier Connect Ventures and transmedia firm PlayThisNext. […]

Hollywood Studio formats

Plans are underway to make some of the most iconic US shows ever for local broadcasters with international versions of 24, Breaking Bad, ER, Glee and Gossip Girl planned in countries as far afield as Israel and China. Shows including Prison Break, Law & Order and Desperate Housewives have already had the remake treatment and […]

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