Keshet International

TBI Weekly: Embracing autism & disability representation

To mark World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April, TBI deputy editor Mark Layton talks to producers from around the world, and across a range of genres, about their neurodiversity and disability-focused shows and what best practices can be learned from how they brought them to the screen. Authentic on-screen representations of disability and neurodiversity are, […]

Round-up: Keshet sells ‘Singletown’ tape & format; Media Ranch Announces Horsepower 3 candidates; Onza’s ‘Celeb Challenge’ travels

Keshet sells ‘Singletown’ tape & format Discovery EMEA and MTV are among those to pick up reality series Singletown, following tape and format sales struck by Keshet International. The 15 x 60-minute series, originally produced by Keshet Productions for the UK’s ITV2, has been sold to Discovery EMEA in several markets in a multi-territory deal, […]

ABC orders US remake of Australian drama ‘Total Control’ with Universal & Keshet Studios

ABC in the US has ordered a pilot based on Australian drama Total Control, with NBCUniversal-owned Universal Television and Keshet Studios attached. The remake, known as Dark Horse, is being written by William Jehu Garroutte and has Jessica Goldberg (The Path) attached as showrunner. Universal TV and Disney’s ABC Signature produce in association with Keshet Studios, whose parent Keshet International […]

Netflix & Belgium’s VRT order ‘Diamonds’ drama from De Mensen, Keshet Int’l

Netflix and Belgian pubcaster VRT have joined forces to commission Diamonds, an eight-part crime drama set in the heart of the world’s largest diamond district. The show has been co-created by Yuval Yefet (Fauda, Line In The Sand) and Rotem Shamir (Hostages, Line In The Sand) and will be co-produced by Keshet International (KI) and […]

NBC to remake Oz’s ‘Secret Bridesmaids’ Business’

US network NBC is developing Ties That Bind, a new drama series based upon Seven Studios’ Australian miniseries Secret Bridesmaids’ Business. The series is being written and executive produced by Deirdre Shaw and if ordered will be produced by Keshet Studios and Universal Television, while the original show was based on Elizabeth Coleman’s stage play, inspired […]

NBC develops Keshet’s Israeli scripted format ‘The A Word’

US broadcast network NBC is developing a remake of Keshet’s hit scripted format The A Word (aka Yellow Peppers), which explores a family’s life after their young son is diagnosed with autism. The show has Arika Mittman (Paradise Lost) attached as showrunner and writer, with NBC stablemate Universal Television and Keshet Studios also onboard. Keshet quartet Peter […]

HBO Max spending spree continues with ‘The Trial of Christine Keeler’

HBO Max has made its latest international drama acquisition, this time taking exclusive US rights to BBC One’s 2019 hit The Trial of Christine Keeler. The WarnerMedia streamer, which has seen production on its own pipeline of originals heavily impacted by the pandemic, will debut the Ecosse Films and Great Meadow Productions six-parter on 9 […]

Discovery, Hulu snag format & tape rights to Keshet’s convent reality show

Disney’s US streamer Hulu has picked up exclusive rights to docureality show Bad Habits, Holy Orders, while Discovery is to produce a local version of the format for its Italian streaming platform. The 4 x 45-minute original was produced by Crackit Productions for ViacomCBS-owned Channel 5 in the UK and sees a Catholic convent take in five […]

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