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CEE nets gobble up All3 factual

Hungary’s TV2 has become the new local home of Gordon Ramsay series The F Word, as buyers in Central and Eastern Europe snap up All3Media International programming. TV2 has bought long-running UK series The F Word, which was for Channel 4 and from Optomen Television, along with other Ramsay-fronted programmes. These are two 1x90mins specials […]

Broadcasters find C4’s National Treasure

A raft of international broadcasters have acquired National Treasure, the Robbie Coltrane and Julie Walters drama about an ageing star who is accused of historical sex crimes. Super Channel in Canada, TVNZ in New Zealand and the ABC in Australia have all bought the four-parter, which was produced by All3Media-backed prodco The Forge and distributed […]

New director-general for Croatia’s HRT

Croatia’s parliament has named Kazimir Bacic as the new director-general of public broadcaster HRT. Bacic was previously head of technology at the Croatian pubcaster. He began working for the organisation in 1984 and has served in a variety of roles including assistant director-general for development and technology. He is also a member of the EBU’s […]

Croatian pubcaster names acting general manager

Croatia’s parliament has named Blago Markota as the new acting general manager of public broadcaster HRT. Markota secured a parliamentary vote of 115 deputies, with four voting against and four abstentions. Markota has worked for HRT since 1999, most recently as head of archive and programme content. In the latter role, he worked closely with […]

BBC First, CBC hear The A Word

BBC First is Australia and CBC in Canada are the latest buyers of Keshet International-sold British drama The A Word. European pubcasters YLE, from Finland, Iceland (RUV), Croatia (HRT) and Slovenia (RTV) have also licensed the series, along with pay TV platform Yes in Israel. This comes as American coproducer SundanceTV came onboard the second […]

CEE nets bag All3 factual

All3Media International has closed its first deals since announcing former chief Louise Pedersen was returning to the company. The sales arm of UK production group All3Media has shopped 180 hours to broadcasters in central and eastern Europe, including a package deal with Russian pay TV network First HDTV. This agreement sees First’ Eureka and Outdoor […]

NHK buys BBC One Agatha Christie drama

Japanese pubcaster NHK is one of a batch of networks to acquire BBC One period drama Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime from distributor All3Media International. NHK will launch the 6x60mins on its main terrestrial channel and follows agreements with the ABC in Australia, Sky in New Zealand, BBC Worldwide Channels for pan-Africa, TV2 in Norway, […]

Nat Geo buys Cindy Crawford eye hospital doc

National Geographic Channels International is among buyers of The Hospital in the Sky, a documentary featuring supermodel Cindy Crawford and about a mobile training hospital. SBS One in Australia, Choice TV in New Zealand, SIC CARAS in Portugal, BTV in Bulgaria, HRT in Croatia and ABS-CBN in the Philippines have also acquired the 1x60mins documentary. […]

Broadcasters get Banished

BBC Worldwide has sold drama series Banished to various broadcasters. Deals have been closed with VEO in Mexico, TVP1 in Poland, Cellcom in Israel, YLE in Finland and HRT in Croatia. It comes from Jimmy McGovern (The Street, Cracker) and follows people living in the first penal colony in Sydney, Australia. It scored well on […]

TF1, Channel 5 experience 10.0 Earthquake

France’s TF1 and Channel 5 in the UK have bought disaster movie 10.0 Earthquake. They have acquired the film, which a devastating earthquake in LA that follows deep fracking, from LA-based MarVista Entertainment. Other buyers are Spain’s Mediaset, LNK in Lithuania, Hollywood Movie Channel in Taiwan, V in French-speaking Canada and FTV Prime in Czech […]