Talpa grows Wishing Tree with Lat Am deal

Talpa has sold its Wishing Tree format into Latin America for the first time, sealing a deal with Brazilian media giant Globo. Netherlands-based Talpa is owned by ITV, which has greenlit a UK version of the show along with orders for several other Talpa formats. The format sees children hang wishes in a ‘wishing tree’, […]

Warner Bros. secures volume deal with Globo

Warner Bros. has signed a multi-year free TV deal with Brazilian broadcaster Globo. This will see Warner Bros. International Television Distribution providing the network will feature films such as Mad Max: Fury Road and Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, and TV series including Gotham, The Flash and Supergirl. The deal is a boon for Warner […]

Globo offers 4K drama on-demand

Brazilian Globo claims it has become the first mainstream free TV broadcaster to programming in the 4K format. The network has made its first 4K-produced drama, Dangerous Liaisons, available through its on-demand player. SVOD platforms Netflix and Amazon Prime Video already offer their original shows in UHD formats, but broadcasters have been slower to come […]

Another network joins int’l Globo drama

Uruguayan network Teledoce has become the latest coproducer of Globo’s first international drama, Supermax. Last week, Mediaset España and Mexico’s TV Azteca became partners on the show, which Brazil’s Globo first revealed in January at NATPE in Miami. Teledoce has now joined as a further strategic partner. “We are delighted to have Teledoce on board […]

France Télévisions buys Brazilian drama

France Ô has acquired Brazilian ‘super-production’ Trail of Lies from Globo. The France Télévisions-owned channel has previously licensed Globo telenovelas Brazil Avenue and The Clone, and will play Trail of Lies locally as L’ombre du Mensonge from May. Trail of Lies comes from Walcyr Carrasco (Gabriela). It performed well in Brazil, according to Ibope ratings […]

Mediaset, Azteca join Globo drama copro

Mediaset España and Mexico’s TV Azteca are the latest channel groups to board the first Spanish-language drama from Brazilian broadcaster Globo. Supermax already counts Argentina’s pubcaster, TVP, and Oficina Burman as coproducers. The series is being produced for the international market. “We have two strategic goals with this project,” said Globo’s executive director of international […]

TVP joins Globo’s international original

Argentinian pubcaster TVP has come on board Supermax, the original drama Brazil’s TV Globo is making for the international market. Globo announced the series at NATPE, and it marks the Brazilian giant’s first wholly-original Spanish-language effort. Daniel Burman, the Argentine filmmaker behind the Spanish version, has written the series, which Globo will sell internationally. TVP […]

Globo plans Dangerous Liaisons in Cannes

Brazilian media giant Globo will launch its 4K drama Dangerous Liaisons in Cannes. The adaptation of the classic historical novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos will go out as a miniseries on Globo in Brazil. The Globo series, Ligações Perigosas, relocated the action from pre-Revolution Paris to a fictional Brazilian city in the 1920s and […]

Fox stocks up on Turkish drama for MIP

The distribution arm of Fox’s international channels division will have a raft of Turkish drama to sell at MIPTV. Fox, which represents content from the Nat Geo and international Fox channels, has new episodes of popular Turkish drama That is My Life (O Hayat Benim locally). The sales division is part of the recently expanded […]

Ronaldo to score for Globo at MIPTV

Globo is bring Brazilian superstar footballer Ronaldo to MIPTV. The Brazilian media giant is bringing the star, whose full name is Ronaldo Nazário, to Cannes to talk about its coverage of the upcoming Summer Olympics and Paralympics, which are being held in Rio. Ronaldo, widely considered one of the best strikers ever and three-time FIFA World Player […]