Mediaset Distribution

Sat.1 takes Italian format ‘Back To School’ into Germany

ProSiebenSat.1 in Germany has picked up remake rights to Italian format Back To School and is prepping a local version. The show, sold via Mediaset Distribution, will be produced by Germany’s Cheerio Entertainment and requires four celebrities to each face a real elementary school exam in which they are tested on a subject they have prepared […]

Drama round-up: ITV makes ‘Long Call’ with Silverprint; STV & BBMM partner for ‘Frankenstein’; Platform Europa+ buys from Mediaset

ITV makes ‘Long Call’ with Silverprint ITV in the UK has ordered four-part crime drama The Long Call, based on the novel of the same name by Vera and Shetland creator Ann Cleeves. The show is being adapted by Kelly Jones and will be produced by Silverprint Pictures, part of ITV Studios, which will handle international distribution. Des and […]

France 3 dives into ‘The Silence Of Water’

French broadcaster France 3 has picked up Italian thriller Il Silenzio Dell’Acqua (The Silence of Water) following a deal with Mediaset Distribution. The 4 x 100-minute series is produced by Vela Film and RTI and was originally broadcast on Italy’s Canale 5, proving a ratings hit with four million viewers tuning in for its first […]