Keshet International


Keshet nabs Nordic noir for Cannes

Keshet International has picked up international rights to Fallet, a new Scandinavian noir series out of Sweden. The eight-part drama follows a Swedish and a British detective – Lisa Henni (Easy Money) and Adam Godley (Breaking Bad) – as they investigate a gruesome murder. Swedish prodco FLX (The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window […]

Sky doc World’s Most Evil Killers head to RTL

German free TV giant RTL has prebought Sky UK’s World’s Most Evil Killers. The true crime series is being produced by UK indie Woodcut Media for Sky’s free-to-air Pick channel and will debut later this year. Pick ordered two separate but related shows Britain’s Most Evil Killers and World’s Most Evil Killers. Keshet International, which is distributing, has […]

Keshet Int’l signs Chilean co-development deal

Global distributor Keshet International has signed a deal with a Chilean TV network to co-develop a new entertainment series. It will co-develop the series with Santiago-based Mega over the next year for broadcast in the companies’ respective territories. Keshet International, the global arm of Israel’s Keshet Media Group, will have international distribution rights to the series. Kelly Wright, head […]

Deal Round-up: Taboo attracts global networks

A number of broadcasters have acquired rights to Tom Hardy drama Taboo from US-based independent prodco Sonar Entertainment. Viasat’s TV1000 from the Russian/CIS territory bought rights to the eight part historical drama. It was also picked up by HBO in Spain, the Nordics and eastern Europe, Fox Networks Group Latin America, AMC in Portugal, Digiturk in […]

BBC First among nets hearing A Word

BBC First in the Benelux region is among five buyers of Keshet International’s British drama The A Word. UKTV in New Zealand, Polish pubcaster TVP, Brazilian cable and satellite provider Globosat, and South Korean public service network EBS are the other networks to acquire the BBC One six-parter, which soon launches a second season. Amazon […]

Keshet Int’l sets up Lat Am production hub

The international arm of Keshet is opening up a new production hub in Mexico to service the Latin America and US Hispanic markets, TBI has learned. Keshet MX will make Keshet-originated, third-party and coproduced shows in the region, with Frank Scheuermann (below left), who joined KI from Sony Pictures Television’s Colombian prodco Teleset last year, […]

Keshet International adding to the MX

In December, Keshet International’s Asia chief, Gary Pudney, told TBI about the distributor’s plans for new offices and staff in the region. As NATPE Miami starts, the company’s Latin America boss, Kelly Wright, picks up the story, telling Stewart Clarke about plans for a Mexican production unit and an expanded local sales team. Keshet International […]

All 4 elects Keshet’s Mr Student Body President

UK streaming platform All 4 has acquired New Form-produced teen comedy Mr Student Body President from Israeli’s Keshet International. The shortform drama is one of three Keshet debuted internationally at MIPCOM. It will be made available on Channel 4’s on-demand service on December 26, marking the first time it has directly acquired a teen comedy-drama. […]

Asian ambitions: Keshet International

Gary Pudney joined Keshet International last year to run its Asian office. He says the company increased regional sales three-fold this year, and can do the same in 2017. He tells TBI about plans to expand the Asian operations beyond Hong Kong, and setting up in Singapore and India Having launched in Asia in 2015, […]

Amazon buys Keshet’s A Word

Amazon has acquired The A Word for its US streaming service. The e-commerce giant has snagged exclusive US streaming rights for the finished UK version of the drama, which played on BBC One in the UK. The show was made by Fifty Fathoms Productions and Keshet UK and is distributed by Keshet International. Chris Rice, […]

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