Prima TV

All3Media sells Brokenwood Mysteries to Germany

German viewers will get the chance to puzzle over The Brokenwood Mysteries after All3Media sold the murder mystery series to Das Erste. The 4×120 minute series is set against the dramatic backdrop of New Zealand, and is about to enter its fifth season this autumn. The Das Erste deal follows a number of similar successful […]

Mumbai Railway journeys to global nets

British documentary series Mumbai Railway has been acquired by broadcasters around the world. Distributor DCD Rights has shopped BBC Productions-produced four-parter Mumbai Railway, in which four presenters explore the world’s busiest railway in India, to Viasat Explore and MTG World in Scandinavia, the Baltics, central and eastern Europe, Russia, CIS and sub-Saharan Africa; SBS in […]

Prima first to Trade Up with Keshet

Romania’s Prima TV has become the first international channel to order a local version of Israeli game show Trade Up. The channel has commissioned 15 episodes of the trivia format, which comes from Keshet International, the global arm of Israeli broadcaster Keshet. Set in a giant hangar full of cars, the show is billed as […]

Five nets claim My Mom Cooks Better Than Yours

Five broadcasters have ordered local versions of cooking gameshow My Mom Cooks Better Than Yours. El Trece in Argentina, Prima TV in Romania, TRT in Turkey, Pop TV in Slovenia and TV Joj in Slovakia have all committed to adaptations of the FremantleMedia-distributed format, which was created by Spanish producer Madarina. In Spain the show has run on Cuatro, where […]

Polish sale for Global’s Shopping Monsters

Global Agency format Shopping Monsters is getting a Polish remake. Polsat Café, which is part of broadcaster group Polsat, has licensed the format, and will launch its own version in September. The daily competition reality format sees five women compete to see who can get the best makeover in a limited amount of time and […]

Prima buys into Talpa’s Utopia

Romanian free-to-air broadcaster Prima TV has ordered a local version of Utopia, the reality format from John de Mol’s Talpa. The show started out in the Netherlands on SBS6 as a year-long series. It follows 15 participants as they attempt to create a perfect society from scratch. Viewers can watch on broadcast TV as well […]

Discovery ‘interested in Prima TV takeover’

A report in the Romanian press claims Discovery Communications’s spending spree could be set to continue with the acquisition of free-TV broadcaster Prima TV. The Romanian channel group is said to be on the block and local news site reported that Discovery was among those interested in buying it from current parent SBS Broadcasting. […]