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NENT opens ‘The Farm’ in Greece and Hungary

Broadcasters Antenna in Greece and TV2 in Hungary have both picked up competitive reality format The Farm for local adaptation, following deals with NENT (Nordic Entertainment Group) Studios UK. TV2 is in pre-production with a celebrity edition which will air in the autumn season, but Antenna is yet to commit to a date. Denmark’s TV2 […]

AMC’s Spektrum TV swoops for Rabbit Films’ ‘Beyond Human Boundaries’

AMC Networks International-owned doc channel Spektrum TV has swooped for doc reality series Beyond Human Boundaries from Finnish distributor Rabbit Films. The series, which is to debut across Central and Eastern Europe this autumn on Spektrum TV, is a Finnish doc reality experiment that finds journalist-explorer Arman Alizad travelling with his cameraman to eight countries […]

Armoza’s ‘Sex Tape’ remade in Finland

Finnish channel Nelonen has ordered a local version of Armoza Formats’ social experiment show Sex Tape. The format will be produced in Finland by Yellow Film & TV and follows three couples as they try to fix their relationships by filming their love life for a week. Each couple then meets each other and a […]

A+E’s ‘Seven Year Switch’ heads to Italy, Finland

A+E Networks is set to take its social experiment format Seven Year Switch to Italy and Finland. Local productions of Seven Year Switch will premiere 11 March on Fox Life in Italy and Nelonen in Finland, joining Seven Network Australia, Antena 3 Spain, RTL4 Netherlands, C4 UK and Lifetime US, which have already aired the […]

Premium video body launches in Europe

A premium video advocacy body is launching in Europe with the backing of numerous major broadcasters. The FreeWheel Council for Premium Video Europe (FWCE) formed this month following the creation of a US parent in 2015. It is aimed at keeping advertisers keen to spend their cash on premium video – whether that is high-end […]

Bake Off spin-offs on the rise in Europe

Local versions of the celebrity version of the Bake Off format will hit French and German screens for the first time after BBC Worldwide shopped the series to free TV broadcaster M6 and its German counterpart Sat.1 on the eve of the annual Showcase. Worldwide’s local units will make the shows, which were among several […]

Nobel drama win for Canal+

French pay TV operator Canal+ has acquired Scandi thriller series Nobel. DRG sells the show and struck the French deal alongside several others for its scripted shows, including new deals for Nordic dramas Black Widows and Eyewitness. Nobel, a conspiracy thriller out of Norway that links the war in Afghanistan and the Nobel prize, was […]

MTG’s free TV, VOD arms join for drama

Modern Times Group’s free-to-air channel TV3 and online streaming service Viaplay are to coproduce a Nordic drama based on Finnish scripted series Black Widows. Shooting on the eight-part series, which stars Peter Stormare (Fargo) begins this summer ahead of a premiere in Sweden, Norway and Denmark next year. Stormare will play the male lead opposite […]

Expandables to French-Canada, Australia

TVA in French-Canada and Foxtel in Australia have acquired Tricon Films & Television’s home renovation show The Expandables. Canada-based Tricon has also sold interior design series Candice Tells All to AMC Networks International in Iberia, season three to AMC in central and eastern Europe, Nelonen in Finland and MNC in Indonesia. Elsewhere Foxtel and RTL […]

Mum of the Week lined up in four more territories

French format Mum of the Week is being remade for four international broadcasters in territories ranging from Poland to Turkey. Furthermore, UK-based distributor Can’t Stop Media said the format, which French DTT channel D8 originally commissioned, is in development in another 12 territories. Among the announced commissions, Finnish broadcaster Nelonen has ordered a 10-part run […]