Kabo International

Digging into CEE

The number of pay TV homes in Central and Eastern Europe are set to fall, but international distributors tell TBI business in the region is booming A Digital TV Research report earlier this year forecast the number of pay television homes in Central and Eastern Europe to fall in 18 territories across the region in […]

VR format to become reality at MIPTV

Virtual reality format Tilt will launch at MIPTV. The show claims to be the first to use VR and mixed reality video in a TV series. Kabo International has snagged the international rights and will be shopping it in Cannes. It will also be one of the shows talked about in MIPTV’s VR strand at […]

Kabo bags Tilt VR format

Kabo International has picked up international rights to Tilt, a Finnish virtual reality game and talkshow format. Tilt is billed as the first format to incorporate VR into a broadcast TV series. In the show millennial celebrities face off against one another in VR games. There is also a talkshow element to the show, which […]

Kabo’s Cops to patrol the MIPCOM Block

Kabo International will be putting Cops on the Block at MIPCOM, with the French comedy format launching internationally at the market. The original series plays on free TV net M6 in France, launching this August. It is produced by Kabo Family subsidiary Thalie Images and distributed by Kabo International, which will be selling the tape […]

TBI DISTRIBUTOR SURVEY 2016: Brexit and consolidation

Distribution is an international business, so it was not surprising that the execs TBI has spoken to since the UK made its historic vote to leave the European Union largely thought it was a bad decision. But is it bad for business? Brexit – the international impact Currency issues have a different impact depending on […]

Kabo to cultivate Hot Pepper at MIPTV

French distributor Kabo International has picked up worldwide distribution rights to Canadian gameshow Hot Pepper. Kabo, the sales arm of Kabo Family, will debut the format to buyers at MIPTV next month, working closely with another sales firm, Les Distributions Avati Ciné Vidéo. The show initially ran for eight seasons on TVA between 1993 and […]

SVT returns to classic format

Sweden’s SVT has commissioned a local remake of classic gameshow format Who’s Who?, 13 years after a previous incarnation ended on the pubcaster. The new version is scheduled to broadcast in spring 2016, with Nordisk Film TV attached to produce. Who’s Who? initially ran on SVT between 1998 and 2003. Banijay Group-owned Nordisk also has […]

Kabo asks Who’s Who? with format revival

France-based Kabo International has acquired worldwide sales rights to game show Who’s Who?, which comes from UK format creators Rose Bay Media and Noel Gay Television. Who’s Who? was initially commissioned by France 2 more than a decade ago, ran for six years and had several specials ordered. It has been produced in ten territories, […]

Dipping into the Pick’n Mix

Established French media group Kabo Family is taking its hybrid comedy formats to the global market for the first time. TBI speaks with Kabo International managing director Arabelle Pouliot-Di Crescenzo as she launches the firm’s debut slate at NATPE In French TV circles, Kabo is an established industry brand. Internationally, however, it is not. Yet, at least. […]

France’s Kabo flexes new distribution arm

A French production group is launching an international sales division. Kabo International will be the international TV distribution arm of Kabo Family, which is behind sitcom format Our Crazy Family. “For a while now we have been getting calls enquiring about our formats, so the launch of an international distribution arm makes sense and aligns […]