Mako Mermaids

GoldBee seals ZDF sales ahead of ATF

Distributor Gold Bee has shopped over 200 hours of kids content into Asia ahead of the ATF market later this week. Gold Bee, run by former Imira exec Christophe Goldberger, reps ZDF Enterprises’ kids content in Asia. It has sold Mako Mermaids and H20 – Just Add Water to GMA in the Philippines and Dance […]

Marco Polo to return on Netflix

Netflix’s big-budget action adventure series Marco Polo has been handed a second run less than a month after season one debuted. The show, which follows famous explorer Marco Polo’s early days in the court of Yuan dynasty Emperor Kublai Khan in the 13th century, launched on December 12 as the streaming service’s latest original. Meanwhile, […]

ZDF, GoldBee sell kids into Asia

The commercial arm of German pubcaster ZDF and fledgling distributor GoldBee have sold a raft of kids series to broadcasters in Asia. The deals, agreed ahead of the ATF market in Singapore, include drama series Wolfblood (pictured) and Mako Mermaids to HBO Family in Southeast Asia. In Thailand, MCOT has bought a 100-hour package of […]

Watchever adds The Bridge, kids shows

German SVOD platform Watchever has scored a deal with ZDF Enterprises for shows including Nordic noir series Bron (aka The Bridge) and teen series Wolfblood. The deal is for German-produced and international shows from the commercial arm of pubcaster ZDF. On the scripted front, Watchever gets Kriminaldauerdienst, which is about a workplace drama about a […]

Netflix inks exclusive kids deal with ZDF

Netflix has picked up exclusive rights to kids series Mako Mermaids from ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of the German public broadcaster. The live-action series is a follow-up to ZDFE-distributed hit kids series H20 – Just Add Water, which has also proved popular on Netflix in North America, Latin America and Europe. Both shows are […]