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Netflix deal monitor: 2015 so far

Streaming service Netflix may be losing market share to Amazon in the US, but has started 2015 with a bang, acquiring numerous series and movies and continuing its rapid international roll out. As new research shows the SVOD player spends more on content than the BBC, HBO and Discovery, TBI takes a look at the […]

ZDF, GoldBee sell kids into Asia

The commercial arm of German pubcaster ZDF and fledgling distributor GoldBee have sold a raft of kids series to broadcasters in Asia. The deals, agreed ahead of the ATF market in Singapore, include drama series Wolfblood (pictured) and Mako Mermaids to HBO Family in Southeast Asia. In Thailand, MCOT has bought a 100-hour package of […]

Watchever adds The Bridge, kids shows

German SVOD platform Watchever has scored a deal with ZDF Enterprises for shows including Nordic noir series Bron (aka The Bridge) and teen series Wolfblood. The deal is for German-produced and international shows from the commercial arm of pubcaster ZDF. On the scripted front, Watchever gets Kriminaldauerdienst, which is about a workplace drama about a […]