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C More takes Nordics & Baltics VOD rights for Finnish Nokia drama

Nordic streamer C More has acquired the first-window VOD rights for the Nordics and Baltics to a new drama series charting the rise and fall of Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia. Helsinki-based Rabbit Films is producing and internationally distributing the six-part series, which has the working title of Mobile 1.0, and will launch in early […]

Banijay’s ‘Lego Masters’ builds new versions in Denmark, Finland

Denmark’s TV2 and MTV3 in Finland have ordered local versions of Banijay-owned format Lego Masters. Banijay’s Danish production company Metronome has been commissioned to produce the show for TV2, while Endemol Shine Finland will be bringing the competition reality format to MTV3 audiences. The deals mean Lego Masters is now in 11 countries, with local versions in the […]

France’s ‘Mystery Duets’ snagged by ITVS for US, UK, Oz & Nordics

ITV Studios (ITVS) has picked up remake rights to French singing format Mystery Duets in the US, the UK and in countries across Europe, after striking a deal with distributor Can’t Stop Media. Finnish broadcaster MTV3 has also acquired rights to the show, with the deals coming ahead of the format’s debut in France on TF1, where […]

Exclusive: Beta Film’s ‘Agent Hamilton’ picked up across Nordics

Nordic broadcasters TV2 Norway, DR in Denmark and MTV3 in Finland have all boarded Beta Film’s high-profile adaptation of Jan Guillou’s bestselling novels Hamilton. Agent Hamilton is from Dramacorp Pampas Studios and Kärnfilm in co-production with Sweden’s TV4, pan-Nordic streamer C-More, Beta and ZDF, in association with the German broadcaster’s commercial arm ZDF Enterprises. The […]

The Nordics take on ITV’s Love Island

ITV Studios (ITVS) has sold its record-breaking format Love Island across the Nordics in Denmark, Finland and Norway. TV3 has ordered the show in Denmark and Norway, while MTV3 has commissioned it in Finland. ITV Studios’ local production labels, United Productions, ITVS Norway and ITVS Finland, will produce the show in their respective territories. All three […]

Robin Hood completes Euro roll-out

Toon series Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood has now secured 100% carriage on free TV in the UK, its distributor has claimed. The Method Animation- and DQ Entertainment-produced show has completed its European FTA roll-out after Sony Pictures Television-owned CSC Pop in the UK and Ireland and MTVA in Hungary bought it from PGS Entertainment. […]

Playmobil series Super 4 sales stack up

A range of broadcasters from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Canada have acquired the Playmobil-inspired kids animated series Super 4. Neox Kidz, which is part Spain’s Atresmedia; TV3 in Catalonia, Canal Panda in Portugal; RTBF in Belgium; RTS in Switzerland; RTL téléKids in Netherlands and Luxembourg; MTV3 in Finland; Canal+ in Poland; Noga in […]

Gran Plan unveiled in Finland, Russia

Armoza Formats’ cross-generational format The Gran Plan is being remade in Finland and Russia. Finland’s MTV3 has partnered with Banijay Finland to create a local primetime remake with an “all-star golden girl cast”. The network has already run Armoza’s Connected, which is into its third season. “After the success of Connected, we’re thrilled to partner […]

Global-aiming Yellow poaches MTV3 formats boss

Finnish producer Yellow Film & TV has poached local broadcaster MTV3’s head of formats to become its head of development as an international push gears up. In his new role, Pete Paavolainen will work alongside CEO Olli Haikka, COO Milla Bruneau and CFO Jorma Reinilä to build its international presence. He will be charged with […]

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