Fear launch spurs AMC to worldwide records

The launch of zombie drama Fear the Walking Dead on AMC Global channels internationally as spurred the pay TV channel to a number of record-breaking ratings, AMC Networks has claimed. Fear, a companion series to The Walking Dead, delivered 10.1 million total viewers on its US launch on Sunday (August 23), making it the most-watched […]

Eccho’s Turkish drama sales continue apace

Broadcasters in Italy, Pakistan, Vietnam, Albania, Macedonia and Bosnia have bought Turkish drama series from Sweden-based distributor Eccho Rights. ARY Digital Network in Pakistan, VTV in Vietnam and Tring TV in Albania all bought Surec Films-produced Cherry Season, which was the highest-rating new Turkish drama of last season, according to Eccho. The show follows an […]

Indian sellers look to edge out Turks in CEE

Indian family telenovelas are primed to replace the Turkish dramas as the in-vogue imported scripted product in Central and Eastern Europe, according to sources at India’s key broadcasters. A delegation of Indian distributors from the likes of Viacom18, Zee Entertainment and Star India attended the NATPE Budapest market last week in a bid to drum […]