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News round-up: SeriesFest expands line-up; ‘Cleaning Masters’ format travels to Russia; NENT Studios UK picks up 40 hours of Crackit content

SeriesFest updates line-up SeriesFest has revealed new additions to its previously announced line-up ahead of the launch of its sixth annual international television festival tomorrow. Moving online due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the festival will be streaming screenings, panel discussion and workshops from 18-24 June. New to this year’s roster of special network events is a […]

News round-up: APC’s Jane Goodall doc goes global; ‘Harry Potter’ producer adapts ‘Treachery Of Spies’; RTS goes online

APC acquires global rights to Jane Goodall doc Paris-based co-pro and distribution outfit About Premium Content (APC) has acquired the global rights to JF2 Prod and Tedhano Productions’ Jane New Generation. Originally produced for French broadcaster Ushuaïa TV, the 1 x 52-minute documentary explores the life and legacy of famous primatologist, paleontologist, ethnologist Dr Jane […]

News round-up: Viaplay greenlights Covid-19 drama; Discovery UK’s lifestyle orders; NHK’s Coronavirus cruise doc

Viaplay orders social distancing drama Nordic Entertainment (NENT) Group has ordered a drama produced under social distancing rules for its streaming service Viaplay. Orca, described as an “experimental Swedish drama”, has been created, written and directed by Josephine Bornebusch (Love Me) and will premiere exclusively across the Nordic region on Viaplay from the autumn. Characters […]

News round-up: Sky Studios signs Leinemann; ‘Evermore’ sales; Britbox honours medics; Baby Cow names MD

Sky Studios signs exclusive deal with filmmaker Leinemann Sky Studios has signed an exclusive deal with German filmmaker Philipp Leinemann to produce original scripted drama for the Comcast-owned company. The agreement will see Leinemann write, develop and direct German and international originals for Sky. Leinemann won several awards for his 2014 debut film Wir Waren […]

Trendwatch: East to West

Turkish drama has already conquered Latin America and is now expanding into Asia, where synergies look set to pave the way for mutual cooperation and co-productions. Richard Middleton reports Few trends have stuck like the growing appeal of Turkish drama. Rewind a decade or so, and the thought that scripted series from the country would […]

Global Agency strikes formats pact with Korea’s SBS

Turkish distribution giant Global Agency has struck a content deal with the distribution arm of South Korean broadcaster SBS. Under the deal with SBS Contents Hub (SBSCH), Global Agency is to represent 10 titles from the broadcaster, which it will shop around in Turkey. It will also distribute the Turkish remakes worldwide. HECE Medya Turkey […]

Show of the Week: Cleaning Masters

Turkish distribution giant Global Agency is in Cannes with a whimsical format that celebrates the country’s top cleaning enthusiasts.  The reality competition series Cleaning Masters (35 x 30 minutes) was originated after the creators realised how obsessive people can get about cleaning. (You know it’s true.) The show demonstrates the fun as well as the […]

MIPTV organisers reveal first batch of distributors signed up to reimagined market

All3Media, Discovery and Warner Bros. are among the distributors to have signed up for next year’s reimagined MIPTV market. MIP organiser Reed Midem today (8 October) revealed 13 distributors and studios that have confirmed attendance at the April event. The group includes Beyond International, Blue Ant Media, Deutsche Welle, Global Agency, Global Screen, KOCCA, Shoreline […]

Global Agency picks up Polish reality series ‘Sanatorium Of Love’

Turkish distributor Global Agency has acquired reality series Sanatorium Of Love. The TVP-produced series (10 x 45 minutes) finds 12 lonely seniors travelling to a mountain-set health resort for three weeks, where they form friendships and challenge themselves. The programme aired on Sunday evenings on TVP 1 where it garnered an average share of 22.7%. […]

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