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Sales round-up: Prime Entertainment takes strikes European sales for docs, Mediapro closes deals for ‘Forever or Never’ format

Prime Entertainment Group has closed a package deal with Belgian media group RTBF for five hours of documentary programmes and inked a deal with Swiss broadcaster SRF for its newly produced series Photographer. RTBF will air the docs on its channel La Trois, which serves French speaking Belgium. The includes the documentaries Groove Cruise (1×52-minutes), […]

LatAm scripted: The end of telenovelas?

For decades, the telenovela has been Latin America’s flagship TV genre, seducing audiences around the world. But shifts in the landscape have pushed the region’s TV giants to usher in a new generation that targets international markets and streaming platforms. Emiliano de Pablos reports. A powerhouse of creative TV talent in Latin America is re-defining […]

NEM: Mediapro’s Pinheiro Rotter responds to Serie A rights row

At Croatia’s New Market Europe (NEM), Mediapro’s acquisitions exec Alex Pinheiro Rotter (right) responded to the latest ruling which saw the company lose its broadcasting rights of Italy’s Serie A soccer matches. In a panel where execs discussed which parties are keeping football rights prices so high, Pinheiro Rotter responded to the latest ruling that […]

Mediapro enters Eastern Europe with prodco acquisition

Mediapro is set to acquire Slovenian production company VPF PRO as it makes its first entry in to Eastern Europe. VPK PRO is the largest independent television company in Slovenia. It specialises in the creation of new programming and has prominent offices in Ljubljana in Slovenia, Belgrade in Serbia and Zagreb in Croatia. The firm […]

Amazon pushes further into All or Nothing territory

Amazon Prime Video is gearing up for the latest editions of its sports doc series All or Nothing, with three new series focused on football, college American football and rugby teams. The new commissions come ahead of the third season debut of NFL Films’ All or Nothing, which will follow the Dallas Cowboys. From the […]

Amazon scores La Liga football docu-series

Amazon Prime Video has greenlit Six Dreams, a sports docu-series that follows six individuals throughout their 2017-18 season of La Liga, the globally-followed Spanish football league. The series will give viewers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Spanish football league following three players, two coaches and a club president as they navigate their way through […]

Turner LatAm & Mediapro enter 5-year copro deal

Turner Latin America and multimedia content company MediaPro have signed a coproduction agreement to develop and produce cross-platform content. The two companies will promise an overall investment of US$10 million. They will develop cross-platform content in Latin America and include occasional collaborations with Chilevisión in Chile. Kicking off the deal, the companies will produce content […]

NATPE: Nick LatAm & Mediapro partner for scripted gaming series

Nickelodeon Latin America and Barcelona-based Mediapro are set to produce N00Bees, a scripted gaming series. N00Bees will be produced in Spanish for Nickelodeon’s audience in Latin America and customised to Portugese for viewers in Brazil. Created by Enrique Perez via Mediapro Group’s production company 100Balas, the series will be shot in Bogota, Colombia. It will […]

Mediapro sells majority stake to Chinese investor

Spanish free and pay TV broadcaster and producer Mediapro has closed the sale of 54% of its capital to Chinese investment fund Orient Hontai Capital. According to Spanish reports, the Chinese investment group is acquiring a majority stake in the Catalan outfit for €800 million (US$931 million), giving the company an overall value of over […]

Mediapro takes eSports strategy to Latin America

Spanish broadcaster Mediapro’s Argentinian arm has produced and is commercialising the rights to one of South America’s main eSports events, the Copa Latinoamérica Sur Clausura, as the latest stage of its strategic move into the eSports arena. The event, held in Buenos Airies at the weekend, was transmitted by ESPN+. Mediapro said that its entry […]

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