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News round-up: TVN snags Fremantle’s ‘kindness’ format; Eccho sells ‘Legacy’; Can’t Stop’s ‘Pharaohs’ travel

TVN takes Fremantle’s Great Giveback Poland’s TVN has ordered a local version of a reality format originally created by Motive Television in Ireland, with Fremantle selling globally. The Great Giveback, which launched on Virgin Media One in Ireland earlier this year, sees successful and well-off families connecting with those less fortunate in their community. They […]

BBC Brit, NRK grapple with UFC doc series

BBC Brit and Norwegian pubcaster NRK are among buyers of RTÉ Global’s 6x30mins UFC-themed doc series The Notorious. BBC Worldwide’s new best-of-British network, BBC Brit, has taken rights to the series in Scandinavia, Poland and Africa, with SBS and FOX Sports in Australia and Fox in Netherlands also named as buyers. The series follows Irish […]

Digiturk ‘on the block’

Turkey’s Digitürk may be sold off in whole or in part following a Turkish state fund’s seizure of 12 companies owned by the pay TV operator’s majority owner, Çukurova Group, according to local reports. Sakir Ercan Gül, chairman of the Turkish Saving Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF), told Bloomberg at the weekend that the TMSF would […]