Numero 23

TF1 orders French version of Red Band Society

TF1 has ordered a local version of The Red Band Society, the Spain-originated medical drama that has previously travelled to Fox in the US. The French commercial broadcaster will run a six-part version of the show, which follows events inside a cancer ward in a kids hospital. Vema Production will make the French version, with […]

BBC Four plants Roots with A+E

UK pubcaster the BBC is among the latest to buy A+E Networks’ reworking of the Alex Haley novel of the same name. BBC Four will play the show, which launched at MIPCOM last year and was for History in the US, along with new buyers Numero 23 in France, DBS YES in Israel, Showmax pan-Africa […]

French sale for tattoo competition series

French digital terrestrial channel Numero 23 has picked up tattoo competition series Ink Master. The show was made for Viacom’s male-skewed US cable channel Spike and hosted by is hosted by rock star Dave Navarro. It is produced by Original Media. It features tattoo artists who compete against one another for a cash prize. Each […]