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Hoho plots Grid partnership

UK kids firm Hoho Entertainment has entered into a coproduction agreement with Belgium indie counterpart Grid Animation. The pair will create 26 five-minute vlog for multimedia girls fashion brand Mimi and Bibi, which Waybuloo and Wissper creator Dan Good originated. The shortform episodes will air on UK tween site Totally Tween, with Hoho looking to […]

NHK, Canal+ buy Escape From ISIS doc

NHK in Japan and France’s Canal+ are among buyers of Escape From ISIS. ZDF (Germany), TV Globo (Brazil), the ABC (Australia) SVT (Sweden), VRT (Belgium), DR (Denmark), RTL (Holland), TV3 (Spain), TV2 (Norway), YLE (Finland), TVN (Poland), LRT (Lithuania) and ERR (Estonia) have all acquired the doc. France-based distributor Java Films, which turns ten this […]

Robin Hood completes Euro roll-out

Toon series Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood has now secured 100% carriage on free TV in the UK, its distributor has claimed. The Method Animation- and DQ Entertainment-produced show has completed its European FTA roll-out after Sony Pictures Television-owned CSC Pop in the UK and Ireland and MTVA in Hungary bought it from PGS Entertainment. […]

Netflix’s Lilyhammer heads to Sky Atlantic

Lilyhammer, the first original drama ordered by Netflix, has been acquired by the Sky Atlantic pay TV channel in Italy. Sky Atlantic has acquired all three seasons of the drama, which stars Steve Van Sandt (The Sopranos) as a mobster relocated to a previously peaceful Norwegian town of Lillehammer. The series, which launched on Netflix […]

Euro nets bag Scandi drama Mammon

Beta Films has secured sales of Scandinavian drama Mammon with a number of European, Middle Eastern and Australasian broadcasters. Germany’s ARD Degato has acquired the NRK show along with Sky TV in for New Zealand pay TV, SBS for Australian free TV, Israeli pay platform HOT, Lithuanian free TV channel LRT and Romania’s Antena TV […]

CEE nets detect ITV Studios crime series

Broadcasters in Russia and Lithuania have secured major package deals totaling 164 hours of detective dramas with distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment. Russia’s TV Centre has bought a 48-hour package comprising the thirteenth and final series of Agatha Christie’s Poirot; season six of Agatha Christie’s Marple; and the three most recent seasons of Lewis, all […]