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CME growing Farm format in five territories

Warner Bros.-backed CEE broadcaster CME has agreed a new three-year, five-territory deal for the evergreen reality format The Farm. The show will be on the Markiza channel in Slovakia, BTV in Bulgaria, Nova in the Czech Republic, Pro TV in Romania and Nova in Croatia. The show, which runs in either 60 or 90 minute […]

Formats remain in focus as DRG drops label

DRG has discontinued its DRG Formats label, but the Nice Entertainment Group distributor remains a player in the remakes genre as a batch of new international deals demonstrate. DRG’s finished and format catalogues were merged into one at MIPCOM in October, and a spokesperson today confirmed to TBI the DRG Formats moniker had been dropped. […]

CME appoints co-CEOs to replace Sarbu

Central European Media Enterprises has appointed a pair of co-CEOs to replace the departing Adrian Sarbu, one a former Alpha Media and RTL Televizija chief exec and the other a Time Warner strategy boss. Christoph Mainusch and Michael Del Nin (left) have been handed the roles, effective September 16. Mainusch has previously been CEO of […]

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 […]