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Global deals for Joan Collins film Broadcasters and platforms around the world have acquired feature length documentary This Is Joan Collins, following deals with distributor Abacus Media Rights. The film, which was produced by Salon Pictures, and commissioned for BBC Arts, tells the extraordinary life story of the Hollywood legend in her own words. It […]

Sales round-up: Drive strikes Asia deals; HBO Europe visits ‘Hollywood On Set’

Drive strikes Asia deals Broadcasters across Asia have acquired more than 35 hours of factual content following deals with UK-based distributor Drive. ViuTVsix in Hong Kong has picked up a total of six titles, including Auschwitz Untold: In Colour, produced by Fulwell73 for Channel 4 and History Channel USA; The Spy Who Stole The Atom Bomb from Oxford Digital Media; Building Star Trek […]

Deal Monitor: 16 programming deals at a glance

In a week that began with MIPCOM recuperation and the news TV titan Time Warner was being sold to telecoms giant AT&T, telly companies have quietly been getting on with their post-market deal-making. One major deal announced Thursday saw Chinese state-owned children’s channel CCTV-14 acquiring Kate & Mim-Mim (season one) and Tree Fu Tom (s1-2), […]

E! Asia begins Ultimate Countdown

NBCUniversal-owned E! Asia has acquired a 16x45mins celebrity countdown series from France’s Prime Entertainment Group. Ultimate Countdown has already sold to E! in Germany, and will join other channels such as SIC in Portugal and Movies Now in India in broadcasting it. The show counts down entertainment-themed lists such as ‘Best Celebrity Arrests’ and ‘Sexiest […]

BBC Worldwide, Spiegel strike partnership

BBC Worldwide and Spiegel have inked a deal that will see the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster provide a range of programming to the German publishing group’s TV channels over several years. The agreement will see Spiegel take a large number of factual titles from the BBC’s commercial arm for its Spiegel Geschichte and […]

beIN launches movie and entertainment channels

Sports and entertainment network beIN has expanded its platform with the launch of a range of movie and entertainment channels in the Middle East and North Africa. Announcing the move, beIN said that it is launching 24 entertainment channels in HD and that the company is positioning itself as a “comprehensive pay TV entertainment player” […]