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German SVOD platform latest to go Under the Dome

Vivendi’s European SVOD service Watchever is the latest buyer of CBS miniseries Under the Dome. Fresh from bringing the stars of the show out to Cannes for MIPCOM last week, CBS Studios International has secured a multi-year deal for the show with Watchever in Germany to begin in January next year. It covers seasons one […]

Amazon re-ups Dome as global ratings boom

The Amazon Prime Instant Video platform has renewed the high rating CBS drama Under the Dome. The on-demand platform already runs season one of the Amblin Television show, which is the highest rated US series this summer, as its exclusive US online home, and will get the upcoming season two under terms of the new […]

New role for ProSiebenSat.1’s Schremper

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has named Ralf Schremper as chief financial officer, digital and adjacent, in addition to his existing role as executive vice-president, strategic planning/mergers and acquisitions and CFO and managing director of production arm Red Arrow Entertainment. The ‘digital and adjacent’ segment of the company’s business is seen as ProSiebenSat.1’s most important growth driver, […]

ProSieben stepping out with with Keshet’s Girlfri3nds

German broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired Girlfri3nds and will make local versions of the Israeli format in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg. The show is distributed by Keshet International, the international sales arm of the Israeli broadcaster Keshet. The show follows three single women as they embark on a nationwide search for a partner, supporting […]

Banijay sells Stars in Danger diving format into China

Banijay has shopped Stars in Danger: High Diving into China. The format, part of a dispute between Banijay and Eyeworks, has been shopped to satellite broadcaster Jiangsu Satellite Channel and a 10x90mins series is slated to debut in a primetime slot next spring. As per the German format, devised by Banijay Group company Brainpool and […]

Digital growth boosts ProSiebenSat.1

ProSiebenSat.1 has confirmed its full-year outlook following strong third-quarter net income growth, boosted by growth in digital revenues of 50% to €85.9 million. The broadcast group more than doubled its underlying net income to €65.1 million. ProSiebenSat.1 posted total revenues of €636.9 million, up 7.1%. Recurring EBITDA grew by 2.3% to €167.3 million. The German […]

Sky buys Sony’s submarine drama Last Resort

UK pay TV broadcaster BSkyB has acquired US submarine drama series Last Resort. The Sony Pictures Television-distributed show airs on broadcast network ABC in the US, where it has a Thursday night 8pm slot. On Sky it will premiere on October 30. The series was created by Shawn Ryan (The Shield) and follows the crew […]

Syfy and Hulu buy Primeval: New World

Entertainment One has sold Primeval: New World to Hulu and Syfy in the US. The distributor will be launching the series at MIPCOM and has concluded several deals ahead of the trip to Cannes. In the US, Syfy has basic cable rights and Hulu has subscription and ad-supported video-on-demand rights. Syfy has also pay TV […]