German Screenings: deal round-up

Global Screen, Studio Hamburg, ORF Enterprise and Deutsche Welle have announced a raft of programming deals as the annual German Screenings event that they jointly organise draws to a close. Global Screen sold a ten-strong package of TV movies to STV in Slovakia, with the broadcaster taking titles including Naked Among Wolves (pictured). “ The […]

ABC to remake Austrian drama

US broadcast network ABC has ordered a pilot script of Austrian-created scripted format Janus. The crime drama will be reworked in the US by Europacorp Television Studios USA, which picked up the remake rights in the US from ORF Enterprise, the commercial arm of Austrian pubcaster ORF. The deal has a script-plus-penalty structure, and was […]

Fast Forward sales for ORF

Vietnam’s Viettel Group has purchased Austrian crime series Fast Forward from ORF-Enterprise.  The series follows the trials and tribulations of a female homicide detective who attempts to balance her home and work life whilst forced to work with her ex-husband, a medical examiner. The purchase comprises full rights to all four seasons, 40 episodes in […]

Austria’s ORF sells crime and Universum docs at MIPCOM

ORF Enterprise, the commercial subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, has inked a raft of MIPCOM deals for its crime and for its documentary programming. It has sold its drama series Four Women and a Funeral to cable channels run by Fox and Sony. Sony’s AXN has acquired the crime drama for its AXN channel […]