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News round-up: MHZ lands Japanese duo; AFM latest; Upgrade Films lines up slate

MHZ lands Japanese duo MHz Networks in the US has picked up tow Japanese shows originally produced for pay TV operator Wowow. Kinpika is a 5 x 55-minute drama that follows a former yakuza member, an ex-politician and a self-defence official who join forces to get even with the people who betrayed and deceived them. It […]

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‘Crime’ pays for Cineflix with global deals Broadcasters and platforms including Canadian pubcaster CBC and RTE in Ireland have acquired Irvine Welsh’s Crime, following deals with distributor Cineflix Rights. VRT in Belgium, POLAR+ and CANAL+ Group in France, NPO in the Netherlands, Hot and Yes in Israel, Magenta TV in Germany, and Corus in Canada […]

ZDF cuts MHz Networks deal

US channel operator MHz Networks has snagged a 150-hour package from Germany’s ZDF Enterprises. The independent channels group has acquired a range of German and Swedish drama from ZDF’s commercial arm, including Kudamm 56 – Rebel With a Cause (pictured), the new drama from Deutschland 83 prodco UFA Fiction, which proved popular on ZDF in Germany […]

MHz Networks buys French drama

US channel MHz Networks has begun broadcasting French World War II drama series The Line, after striking an acquisition deal for all six seasons (72x52mins) with 100% Distribution. Season one began airing on MHz’s IPTV service MHz Worldview Live with subtitles on April 26th in a 9.30pm slot under the title of A French Village. […]