Global Screen


Deals round-up: Viaplay orders Norwegian drama ‘R.I.P. Henry’; Nine & Viaplay take serial killer doc; ‘Two Lives’ sells across Europe

Viaplay orders Norwegian drama ‘R.I.P. Henry’ Nordic streamer Viaplay has commissioned R.I.P. Henry as its next Norwegian original series. Produced by Ørjan Karlsen for ITV Studios Norway, with Tanya Nanette Badendyck as executive producer for Viaplay Group, the eight-part series follows an arrogant small-town surgeon who is diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour. Given just […]

Global Screen & Tadmor partner for ‘Munich ’72’ terror attack docuseries

German Telepool brand Global Screen has partnered with Israeli producer and distributor Tadmor Entertainment and broadcaster Channel 8 to co-produce Munich ’72, a new docuseries about the 1972 Olympic terror attack. The 3 x 45-minute series (also available as a 1 x 90-minute film) will delve into what happened when a group of Palestinian terrorists […]

M-Net & Acorn TV partner on ‘Recipes For Love And Murder’

Production has begun on a new South African murder mystery series, Recipes For Love And Murder, based on the novel by Sally Andrew. The 10-part series which is being filmed in both South Africa and Scotland is a co-production between M-Net, AMC Networks’ Acorn TV, Telepool brand Global Screen and Both Worlds Pictures. Cape Town-based […]

Factual round-up: Latest deals for D360, Global Screen, BritBox & RTÉ

M6, Rai 5 snap up D360 shows French broadcaster M6 has picked up There’s Something You Should Know from sales firm Distribution360. The 6 x 30-minute series follows suitors as they choose matches from telephone conversations, only for the matches to reveal a physical disability ahead of meeting. The series aims to demystify stereotypes and […]

Round-up: Intl’ broadcasters enter ‘Dark Woods’; C4 orders Woodcut serial killer doc; BBC builds ‘Jay’s Workshop’

Intl’ broadcasters enter ‘Dark Woods’ Broadcaster in the US, Canada, Spain and France have acquired German crime thriller mini-series Dark Woods, following deals with distributor Global Screen. Canal+ Group, French leading pay-TV group, acquired the show for its thriller channel Polar, while First Look Media’s streaming service, Topic, will release the series as part of […]

Global Screen consolidates TV and film, led by Julia Weber; Alexandra Heidrich departs

Telepool-owned German distributor Global Screen is consolidating its sales and acquisitions across both TV and film, with Julia Weber appointed to oversee both and Alexandra Heidrich exiting the company. Weber, who is currently head of theatrical sales and distribution at the company, will add TV to her purview as the company’s new overall head of […]

Show of the week: Dark Woods

German drama has become increasingly sought after over the past couple of years and Dark Woods (aka Das Geheimnis Des Totenwaldes) is another worth taking a look at. The 6 x 45 minute series has been inspired by the real-life disappearance of a woman in the German region of Lower Saxony and is set during […]

Scripted Hot Pick: Dark Woods

German drama has become increasingly sought after over the past couple of years and Dark Woods (aka Das Geheimnis Des Totenwaldes) is another worth taking a look at. The 6 x 45 minute series has been inspired by the real-life disappearance of a woman in the German region of Lower Saxony and is set during […]

TBI Weekly: Premium aspirations elevate global-facing LatAm drama

The appeal of scripted Spanish-language programming, with premium budgets and global-facing stories, was more apparent than ever at this week’s Conecta Fiction market in Spain, which hosted its most international edition to date. Close to 700 delegates from across 24 countries descended on Pamplona, where first-time representatives from the likes of Entertainment One (eOne) and […]

Fremantle taking Germany RTL shows global

FremantleMedia International is taking hundreds of hours of programming from Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, a stablemate within the RTL Group, to the global market. FremantleMedia’s sales arm has closed a deal to represent RTL Deutschland’s library of finished programming, plus rights to future commissions and show formats. These previously went out through Germany-based distributor Global Screen. […]

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