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HBO Nordic picks up Nazi-hunting thriller ‘Dignity’ for European broadcast

HBO Nordic has taken pay-TV and SVOD rights to eight-part thriller Dignity, for broadcast across Europe, following a deal with Red Arrow Studios International. The broadcaster will launch the series in markets including Spain, Portugal, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. The 8 x 52-minute series was produced by Chilean film […]

Pay TV in Russia, Turkey, Africa adapt to Covid-19 with free channel offers

Pay TV operators around the world have launched a range of free windows to audiences who have been placed into lockdown. In Russia, pay TV operator NTV+ has de-encrypted its TV channels, movies and shows on satellite and OTT platforms throughout the country until the end of April. Non-subscribers will have access to 190 TV […]

ProSieben and Discovery’s streamer Joyn moves into reality with Constantin

ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery’s streamer Joyn has ordered its first reality TV format, with Germany’s Constantin Entertainment onboard to produce. MOM – Milf or Missy is a 10-part dating show that features two men of differing ages who meet 14 single ladies, who also cover a wide age range. The show then follows how the dating […]

ProSieben and Discovery’s streamer Joyn orders first drama

ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery’s streamer Joyn has commissioned its first original with the drama Dignity. The 8 x 52-minute political thriller – commissioned by Joyn for Germany and Mega in Chile – is inspired by the true story of the mysterious German cult Colonia Dignidad, set up in Chile by former Nazi soldier Paul Schaefer. For […]

ProSiebenSat.1 bolstered by Discovery JV Joyn

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1’s profits took a hit in the second quarter as the company invests in what it describes as “future-fit entertainment businesses” including Discovery JV Joyn, which recorded over 3.8m active users and 2.4m installed apps at the end of the period. ProSiebenSat.1’s CEO Max Conze conceded that the company faced “a difficult advertising […]