RMC Découverte

Exclusive: Altice Media links with Can’t Stop & ITVS for move into French Riviera property

French broadcaster Altice Media – operator of RMC Découverte and RMC Story – is moving into the high-end real estate business with a new docuseries that explores properties worth up to €300m ($310m) on the French Riviera, TBI has learned. French Riviera – Luxury Real Estate has been co-created by Let’s Make A Deal producer Can’t Stop Media and […]

France’s RMC Story looking for mystery documentaries

French factual broadcaster RMC Story, part of the Altice Group, is currently looking to co-produce mystery documentaries through the group’s production and content arm RMC Production.  That can be all kind of mysteries, for instance about Jesus or Cleopatra, RMC Story and Découverte director, Stéphane Sallé de Chou, told TBI. He added that the broadcaster […]

News round-up: Curiosity orders Impossible Factual trio; RMC Decouverte unearths Mayan docuseries; ‘Kangaroo Beach’ hops back

Curiosity orders Impossible Factual trio Curiosity has ordered three new documentary series from UK indie Impossible Factual, totalling 22 hours of programming, for its streamer Curiosity Stream. The commissions include History: The Interesting Bits, an 8 x 60-minute series narrated by Alexander Armstrong that incorporates animation, archival material, and expert opinions on some of the big […]

Nat Geo, RMC Découverte & SRF Switzerland ink Autentic factual deals

National Geographic, France’s RMC Découverte and SRF Switzerland are among the broadcasters to pick up new factual content following deals with Germany’s Autentic Distribution. The 6 x 45-minute Colossal Machines has been pre-bought by National Geographic. The science series, about some of the world’s largest machines, which is produced by Go Button Media and Autentic, […]

France’s RMC Découverte seeks quick-turnaround Suez Canal doc from Factual Factory

French network RMC Découverte has ordered a quick-turnaround documentary from Factual Factory and about the Ever Given cargo ship getting stuck in the Suez Canal. Stuck In The Suez, Dredging A Supersize Cargo Ship is an hour-long production from local factual indie Factual Factory, part of the Satisfaction Group, and exec produced by Rodolphe Guignard. UK […]

Exclusive: RMC Découverte expands ‘Record-Breaking’ series with Pernel

RMC Découverte in France has ordered a factual documentary that explores some of the most impressive trains of the past 80 years, marking an expansion of its Record-Breaking series franchise from Pernel Media. Record-Breaking Trains tracks locomotives that have pushed the limits of speed and engineering prowess since World War II and is based around […]

RMC Découverte acquires Endemol Shine’s Hunted

Endemol Shine Group has licensed hit factual format Hunted to French broadcaster RMC Découverte. Under the terms of the deal, Endemol Shine France will produce a 12 x 60 minutes primetime version of the show called Escape: 21 Jours pour Disparaitre. The French version will TX in autumn. Lisa Perrin, Endemol Shine Group’s CEO of […]

News brief: French, Swiss nets buy Maximus factual

French network RMC Découverte and Switzerland’s SFR have prebought factual series from German indie Maximus Films. The deals, which Berlin-based Quintus Media brokered, see RMC investing in 6x60mins pop science series Evil Knows!, and SFR acquiring Giant Constructions – the World’s Most Spectacular Bridges. Evil Knows! follows Bloodhound Gang bassist Evil Jared Hasselhoff as he […]

Rebranded MTG net takes factual from TCB

The recently rebranded MTG World channel has prebought a 10x60mins American Heroes Channel series from distributor TCB Media Rights. The network, which operates across Europe, was rebranded as Viasat World after exiting the Modern Times Group, and has now acquired history title Inside Secret Societies (pictured) from UK-based TCB. RMC Découverte in France and Foxtel in […]

Buyers commit to true crime with Passion

Passion Distribution has notched a raft of post-MIPTV sales with a several deals for its true crime and factual fare. Discovery Networks Italy has picked up a 60-hour package for Italy that includes Prospectors and Weather Gone Viral. Discovery has also bought true crime series Mail Order Murder, Stalked and Frenemies. Other true crime sales […]