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Poland’s TTV moves into telenovelas with Globo addition

Polish broadcaster TTV is moving into telenovelas after picking up Brazilian series Suerte De Vivi (A Life Worth Living). The drama, which will be titled Paloma in Poland, will become the first telenovela to be broadcast by the channel when it airs later this month. The show originally aired on Globo in Brazil and tracks […]

News round-up: UniMás acquires Globo’s ‘Orphans’ for US debut; Viasat & Beyond strike factual deal; ‘Angela Black’ lands pre-sale partners

UniMás acquires Globo’s ‘Orphans’ for US debut Univision-owned Spanish-language free-TV channel UniMás has picked up Lat Am-based Globo’s telenovela Orphans Of A Nation for it US debut. The series, which launched on UniMás yesterday (26 July), was acquired as part of a strategic agreement signed between Globo and Univision, which also recently aired the telenovela […]

News round-up: Globo returns to ‘Survivor’ after a decade; Portugal preps ‘Let Love Rule’; UK’s C5 revives ‘Watercolour Challenge’

Globo returns to ‘Survivor’ Brazilian giant Globe has ordered a new version of Banijay’s format Survivor, 12 years after the show last aired in the country. The reality series will be produced by Globo and Banijay-owned Endemol Shine Brasil, and known locally as No Limite. It will be hosted by André Marques and, unlike other […]

Cottonwood, ZDF, ZDFE, HBO Max & Globo to co-pro ‘Theodosia’ adaptation

French kids prodco Cottonwood Media, German pubcaster ZDF, its co-pro and distribution arm ZDF Enterprises, US streamer HBO Max and Brazilian media giant Globo have teamed up to co-produce Theodosia, a new live-action Egyptology-themed kids series. The 26 x 30-minute series is produced by Cottonwood Media’s David Michel, Cécile Lauritano and Zoé Carrera Allaix, while Joe Williams (Hank Zipzer’s Christmas […]

HBO Max preps surfing docuseries from ‘Love Fraud’ prodco

US cablenet and streaming sibling HBO Max are preparing to launch a docuseries from the prodco behind Showtime’s Love Fraud that tracks surfers attempting to conquer huge waves in Portugal. The six-part 100 Foot Wave is being directed by filmmaker Chris Smith, who exec produces with Joe Lewis. US trio Topic Studios, Library Films and Amplify Pictures are […]

Globo takes surfing docs & female-focused factual series to int’l buyers

Brazilian giant Globo is taking a raft of factual shows to international buyers, following their commission by the company’s domestic pay TV division. Shows include The Future Is Female, which highlights the work of journalists Claudia Alves, Fernanda Prestes and Bárbara Bárcia as they interview a raft of women from around the world, and sports docuseries Medina […]

TBI Weekly: Five Lat Am trends for global consideration

Latin America’s streaming ecosystem has evolved quickly, with a potential subscriber base that has made US giants such as WarnerMedia pick it as a first port of call for their global DTC streamer roll-outs. As NATPE Miami comes to a close, TBI picks out five trends from the region providing international opportunity. Picking up the […]

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