Anything Goes in Europe, Brazil

French comedy entertainment format Anything Goes has landed commissions in four new territories. Spain’s Antena 3, Ukraine’s 1+1, Romania’s Antena 1 and Brazil’s Globo have all ordered local versions of the format, in which comedians are tasked with performing humour tasks. Meanwhile, Shine Iberia has been commissioned to produce a second season on Portuguese broadcaster […]

Globo and Telemundo bring Handyman to market

Telenovela My Dear Handyman has launched on US Hispanic network Telemundo, and is set for the international market. The series is the second coproduction between Brazilian media giant Globo and NBC Universal-backed Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo. The show is a remake of Globo’s original series Looks & Essence, which delivered an average 68% audience share in […]

French documentaries singled out

Despite European public channels closing documentary slots and growing competition from hosted factual and reality series, the French single doc industry is finding success by diversifying and while presales are tough to secure, emerging territories are seeking international copro partners. Pascale Paoli-Lebailly explores the market. At MIPDoc in April, five out of the ten most […]

Globo notches sales of Dinosaurs & Robots

Brazilian media giant Globo has shopped its Dinosaurs & Robots telenovela to a raft of broadcasters. The drama series, filmed in Brazil and Japan, is a story of love and conflict between a female paleontologist and landowner in rural Brazil and a daring scientist whose wife goes missing. It has been picked up by Portuguese […]

Latin Media Leaders: GloboDoc

BEST DOCUMENTARY EXTREME PLANET, GLOBO TV INTERNATIONAL, GLOBODOC GloboDoc’s Extreme Planet was a huge ratings hit for the Brazilian broadcaster when it launched in 2011, averaging 20.5 million viewers. Globo has enjoyed success selling it around the world. The series follows journalist Clayton Conservani and his team on their pan-continental adventures. Globo is launching a […]

Miami Five-O: NATPE 2013

Miami Beach-based programme market NATPE celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. And all the indications are that it is in rude health. A record numbers of buyers, a sold out sign over the exhibition floor and a big-name conference programme are just a few of the headlines that should make Miami Five-0 a very happy […]

Globo launching Sparkling Girls at NATPE

Brazilian media giant is launching a new show, Sparkling Girls, at NATPE late this month. The telenovela follows  three domestic housekeepers who become a successful trio of singers after a music video that ends up on the internet becomes an instantaneous hit. Shown in Brazil during Globo’s access primetime, the last episode of Sparkling Girls […]

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