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Netherlands’ NPO1 orders remake of Keshet’s scripted format ‘The A Word’

Netherlands-based public broadcaster EO has ordered a local adaptation of Keshet International’s (KI) scripted format The A Word for its NPO1 network. The show is being produced by Dutch outfit Fiction Valley and is based on Keren Margalit’s family drama Yellow Peppers, which was first produced by July-August Productions for Keshet Broadcasting. Fiction Valley’s six-part […]

ProSiebenSat.1 copros chief exiting

The senior VP of international coproduction and documentaries is exiting the German broadcast group in July. During his tenure Koby Gal-Raday expanded ProSieben’s international coproduction activities in scripted and factual, greenlighting a number of projects. He joined the firm in October 2014, and went on to initiate a worldwide open call for scripted series pitches, […]

SundanceTV buys BBC-Keshet autism drama

American cable channel SundanceTV has added to its overseas drama ranks by acquiring the British version of Israeli drama The A-Word. SundanceTV becomes a coproducer on the show (pictured), which is for the BBC and comes from Endemol Shine Group-owned Fifty Fathoms and Keshet UK. The A-Word joins SundanceTV’s 2016 drama line-up, which includes Sky […]

Latin American net is Still Standing

Panamanian channel Medcom has acquired the 25-episode Antena 3 series Ahora Caigo from Israeli distributor Armoza Formats. Ahora Caigo comes from Gestmusic Endemol is based on Israeli format Still Standing, which has been sold to the likes of NBC in the US and runs to more than 2,000 episodes globally. It will play on Medcom-owned […]

Endemol Shine, Zodiak try out Israeli formats

Prodcos from the Endemol Shine Group and Zodiak Media groups have bought formats from Israel’s TV Format Fund. Endemol Shine-owned Endemol Spain and Endemol Italy bought rope-pulling gameshow Tug, while Zodiak France-owned ALP optioned 300 Second Ride. Endemol Spain optioned the latter show in October. Tug comes from Red Arrow International-owned July August Productions and […]

More deals for Keshet’s Boom! Format

Keshet International has shopped its new gameshow format Boom! to TV2 in Hungary and VTM in Belgium. The Israeli distributor launched the format this week at MIPTV and has been drip-feeding through announcements of international deals as the market progressed. It has struck deals with US broadcast network Fox, Spain’s Atresmedia and France’s TF1. The […]