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TBI DISTRIBUTOR SURVEY 2016: Brexit and consolidation

Distribution is an international business, so it was not surprising that the execs TBI has spoken to since the UK made its historic vote to leave the European Union largely thought it was a bad decision. But is it bad for business? Brexit – the international impact Currency issues have a different impact depending on […]

ABC orders Spanish drama remake from NMV

New Media Vision has sealed a deal with ABC Studios, which will make a pilot of Motivos Personales, the Spanish drama that NMV represents internationally. UK-based content company New Media Vision, which is run by former Viasat and Disney exec Todd Lituchy. The hour-long thriller was originally created by Carlos Vila and Javier Holgado for […]

Holding out for Hierro

Galician thriller Hierro was named best project at the Berlinale’s first CoPro Series pitching competition in February. TBI reports on what the award means for its international prospects. Galician-created drama Hierro competed at Berlinale’s CoPro Series 2015 and beat four other finalists, in the process winning an invitation to participate this month at Series Mania, […]

NMV bags ‘Spanish Wonder Years’

London-based New Media Vision has snagged format rights to a long-running TVE drama dubbed the ‘Spanish Wonder Years’. Remember When, known locally as Cuéntame Como Paso, has run for 15 years on Spain’s pubcaster, and been its number one-rated drama every year since launch. The show follows events of the late 1960s through the filter […]

Viewpoint: Todd Lituchy – a pilot’s progress

The concept of US networks adapting international scripted series for the American market is nothing new.  In 1971, CBS turned the British Till Death Us Do Part into All in the Family. In 1977, Man About the House became Three’s Company. This year, I am told that 14 pilots produced for the five major English-language […]

Sundance buys Hollywood directors series

The international Sundance channel has acquired Hollywood’s Best Film Directors. The 78x30mins show, which is produced by France-based Prime Entertainment Group, will go out on Sundance HD in over a hundred territories. Independent distributor New Media Vision sells the show in several territories and struck the Sundance deal. NMV has also sold the series to […]

NBC takes Spanish-inspired Laura to series

NBC has given The Mysteries of Laura a full season order. The drama show is based upon Los Misterios de Laura, the Spanish Boomerang TV-produced format, which aired on pubcaster TVE. Todd Lituchy’s content company New Media Vision shopped the Spanish format to Warner Bros., which made the pilot for NBC. The US broadcast net […]

MIPTV News: Todd Lituchy’s New Media Vision aims to go Fame High

New Media Vision, the consultancy and distribution business run by former Disney and Viasat executive Todd Lituchy, is launching a new feature doc about an LA performing arts school at MIPTV. Fame High is from Academy Award nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy and follows a year at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. […]

Todd Lituchy’s New Media Vision picks up preschool show

New Media Vision, the company run by former Disney and Viasat executive Todd Lituchy, has picked up international rights to a new preschool show, Snapatoonies. The animated series, which has interactive and music elements, is produced by Jordle Productions, a start-up UK producer that is run by two mums. NMV has taken international rights and […]