Mega


HBO Nordic picks up Nazi-hunting thriller ‘Dignity’ for European broadcast

HBO Nordic has taken pay-TV and SVOD rights to eight-part thriller Dignity, for broadcast across Europe, following a deal with Red Arrow Studios International. The broadcaster will launch the series in markets including Spain, Portugal, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. The 8 x 52-minute series was produced by Chilean film […]

Chilean net bags Kanal D dramas

Chilean broadcaster Mega has acquired a trio of drama series from the sales arm of Turkish network Kanal D. The deal comprises Wounded Love and Time Goes By, plus a re-up of Fatmagül, and in total represents around 1,200 commercial hours of content. Wounded Love follows a family shattered by war during a period of […]

Keshet Int’l signs Chilean co-development deal

Global distributor Keshet International has signed a deal with a Chilean TV network to co-develop a new entertainment series. It will co-develop the series with Santiago-based Mega over the next year for broadcast in the companies’ respective territories. Keshet International, the global arm of Israel’s Keshet Media Group, will have international distribution rights to the series. Kelly Wright, head […]

Eccho sells Turkish series into Lat Am

Eccho Rights has struck two deals for its Turkish drama series Karadayi in Latin America. Mega in Chile and Telefe in Argentina have bought the series, which comes from Turkey’s leading drama producer Ay Yapim, the prodco behind Ezel and Fatmagül. The same pair of broadcasters bought Ezel, also distributed by Eccho, earlier this year. […]

Male-skewed net launches in Spain

Spanish broadcaster Atresmedia has launched its planned new male-focused free-to-air channel Mega, using the frequency previously occupied by football channel GolT. Content on the channel includes iconic 80s science series Cosmos, fronted by Carl Sagan, Bonnie and Clyde and Justified (pictured), as well as some sport content including Champions League football highlights. Mediapro-owned GolT will […]

Atresmedia launches Mega channel

Spanish broadcast group Atresmedia will launch a new male-focused channel, Mega, on the country’s digital-terrestrial platform on July 1. The launch is possible thanks an agreement between Atresmedia and Barcelona-based group Mediapro. Mega will occupy the slot on the DTT platform previously taken by Mediapro’s Gol TV, which occupied the slot under a licence from Atresmedia […]

Keshet hires former DCD exec as COO

The UK division of Keshet has recruited Sammy Nourmand as its chief operating officer. Nourmand, who was CEO of UK producer and distributior DCD Media until late 2012, will be COO of Keshet UK, the Israeli media company’s London-based division. Nourmand will report to Alon Shtruzman, CEO of Keshet International, and take responsibility for Keshet […]