Globosat


Globosat, DR among buyers of SVT’s Avicii doc

Globosat in Brazil and Danish pubcaster DR have acquired a doc about Scandinavian superstar DJ Avicii from the sales arm of Swedish pubcaster SVT. Avicii on Tour (trailer screenshot above) has also sold to Scotland’s MacTV, the Netherlands’ VPRO and Belgium’s Medialaan, which is the parent of Flemish-speaking channel VTM, an SVT rep told TBI. […]

News brief: Discovery picks up Strange Addiction, Illegal Eater

Discovery Networks in Latin America has acquired several series from LA-based distributor Rive Gauche Television. The package includes The Illegal Eater, another season of My Strange Addiction and a renewal of The Dog Whisperer. Other deals see MVS Multivision in Mexico pick up Homicide Hunter and Race to the Scene, while Brazil’s Globosat has licensed […]

News brief: Sales are Cake Walk for Distribution 360

Canadian sales house Distribution360 has sold catalogue programming to broadcasters including Globosat, Foxtel and TVNZ. Cake Walk: Wedding Edition a 13x60mins reality competition series featuring Caroline Rhea (Sabrina the Teenage Witch) has gone to Brazil’s Globosat, Ebru TV in the US, Brunei TV and Bombanbridge Media in a pan-Asian deal. Other sales see Foxtel buying […]

News brief: Braquo gets new homes, third season pick-ups

All three seasons of French drama Braquo have sold to broadcasters K+ in Vietnam, Croatia’s HRT and Viasat in Bulgaria. The first two have shopped to pan-regional Latin American channel DirecTV (excluding Brazil and Mexico), and the third season has sold to previous buyers Foxtel in Australia, Fox in the UK, Globosat in Brazil, Hot […]

Servus, Globosat investigate Planet Ice

Austria’s Servus TV and Brazil’s Globosat have prebought Planet Ice from Zodiak Rights. The doc series is billed as a “spectacular journey to some of the world’s most outstanding glaciers” and employs filming techniques such as drones that can reach 6,500m. It includes interviews with leading glaciologists, who offer opinions on the future of glaciers […]

Globosat learns Cumming’s Urban Secrets

Brazilian satellite channels operator Globosat has bought Urban Secrets, a UK-produced series in which actor Alan Cumming explores the hidden pasts of Britain’s cities. The TwoFour-created travelogue show first broadcast on satcaster Sky Atlantic, and has since sold to the likes of SBS in Australia. Globosat has now acquired it along with doc Home of […]

Passion cuts pre-NATPE Latin deals

Ahead of the upcoming NATPE programming market in Miami, Passion Distribution has closed a raft of deals with broadcasters in Latin America. Brazil’s leading broadcaster TV Globo has ordered more episodes of the local version of the Worst Driver format, meaning an extended run for the previously announced second season of the show. Globo makes […]

Globosat buys eight-film Java package

Brazilian satnet has acquired an eight-title package with Paris-based documentary distributor Java Films. The deal includes on presale for the upcoming doc Global Gay and comprises Kidnapped by North Korea, GPS A Global War, Speed: In Search of Lost Time, Erebus: Operation Overdue, Mum Please Stop it: When Mothers Abuse Their Children, High Five and […]

Pair of Brazilian deals for Keshet

Brazilian pay TV operator Globosat has picked up two shows from Keshet International. It has acquired Israeli drama Prisoners of War (pictured), the show that was the inspiration for Homeland, and hidden-camera prank series Deal With It. Deal With It is produced by Howie Mandel’s Alevy Productions, Banca Studio, Keshet Broadcasting and Lionsgate for US […]

Scorpion gets Legally High with sales

UK indie distributor Scorpion TV has sold documentaries, including one about the booming legal drug industry, to broadcasters around the world. VRT in Belgium and DR in Denmark have acquired Legally High, which investigates the role consumers, drug designers and government agencies interact with legal drugs. Other deals saw Brazil’s Globosat acquiring The Search for […]