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Behind the Scenes: Netflix’s When Heroes Fly

Produced by Spiro Films and Keshet International for Keshet Broadcasting, Colombia-set thriller When Heroes Fly follows four Israeli military veterans who travel to South America in search of a missing friend. The Cannes Series award-winner was picked up by Netflix in October, and debuts on the platform today (10 January). Series creator Omri Givon takes us inside […]

INTV: Fox looks to Wade to revitalise reality

Fox Television Group co-chairman and CEO Dana Walden has backed Fox’s new reality chief to bring a new wave of unscripted hits to the network. The US broadcaster named Rob Wade president of alternative entertainment and specials last month. Speaking at the INTV conference here in Jerusalem today, Walden, who runs both the Fox broadcast […]

Keshet asks Who’s On Top?

A new variety game show hybrid will top-line Keshet International’s MIPCOM 2015 slate. The show, Who’s On Top? , is a co-development from Keshet Broadcasting and Flare Media International. It sees five contestants suspended in ‘air pods’, which ascend higher if answers are correct or plummet to the ground if wrong. Flare Productions coproduces the […]

Content companies vie to be Best Distributor

Five content sales companies have been shortlisted for the Best Content Distributor category in the first-ever Content Innovation Awards, organised by TBI and sister brand Digital TV Europe. Content Media, Endemol Shine International, Global Agency, ITV Studios Global Entertainment and TCB Media Rights will battle it out for the award, which will be given at […]

FX greenlights Homeland producers’ drama

US cable channel FX has given a series order to a Middle East-set drama from Homeland writers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff and Six Feet Under’s Craig Wright. Tyrant will tell the story of a quiet American family drawn into the workings of turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Adam Rayner, Jennifer Finnigan and Ashraf Barhom are […]

Pair of Brazilian deals for Keshet

Brazilian pay TV operator Globosat has picked up two shows from Keshet International. It has acquired Israeli drama Prisoners of War (pictured), the show that was the inspiration for Homeland, and hidden-camera prank series Deal With It. Deal With It is produced by Howie Mandel’s Alevy Productions, Banca Studio, Keshet Broadcasting and Lionsgate for US […]

Dutch net calls on Keshet’s Neighbours

Dutch channel RTL4 has acquired a local version of Keshet International-distributed docu-comedy format Dear Neighbours, Help Our Daughter Find Love. Endemol Netherlands will produce the local remake, in which small town couples recruit their entire community to help their city-living singleton daughters find love, initially without their knowledge. Last year, Endemol picked up rights to […]

News brief: TBS renews original trio

US cable channel TBS has commissioned third seasons of its sitcoms Sullivan & Son and Men at Work and a second of prank show format Deal With It. Sullivan & Son (pictured), which is about a corporate lawyer that buys a family-owned bar and comes from Wild West Picture Show Productions and Warner Horizon Television, […]