ProSieben buys Canadian crime drama Played

ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired Played, the Canadian-produced cop drama series. The German free-to-air broadcaster has picked up the series as its producer and distributor, Muse Entertainment, launches it internationally at MIPCOM. The show follows undercover cops infiltrating criminal gangs. The thirteen-part drama was commissioned by Bell-owned Canadian broadcaster CTV. It will launch on the Canadian free-to-air […]

Channel 5 gets Played, returns to Wentworth

UK terrestrial Channel 5 has acquired Canadian cop drama Played from producer-distributor Muse Distribution International. The 13x60mins series premieres this month in Canada on CTV, with MDI’s parent Muse Entertainment producing along with Back Alley Film Productions (Bomb Girls). It follows a group of elite undercover cops who pose as drug dealers, assassins and gangsters […]

Peace Point, Muse enter distribution pact

Peace Point Rights will represent programmes from Canadian compatriot Muse Distribution International’s catalogue in Latin America and selected Eastern European territories. The first shows are 13x60mins procedural drama Played and feature length documentary JFK: The Smoking Gun, which Peace Point will offer in both 1x60mins and 1x90mins formats. Played is set to broadcast on Canadian […]

S.H.I.E.L.D., Hostages set for Canuck net

ABC’s superhero drama Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., CBS thriller Hostages and Fox comedy Surviving Jack are among the new US scripted series heading for Canadian broadcaster CTV. Marvel Entertainment-produced S.H.I.E.L.D. was perhaps the buzziest show at this year’s LA Screenings. It goes to CTV via Disney Media Distribution, which has also sold the broadcaster Bradley […]