Romania’s Antena signs up for local version of ‘Love Island’

Romania has become the 15th territory to order a local version of ITV Studios’ and Motion Content Group’s format Love Island. Commercial broadcaster Antena in Romania has snapped up the format, which will also debut this year in France on Amazon Prime in March and return on CBS in the US. Last year Love Island […]

Netflix localises in Romania

Netflix has rolled out a “fully localised” version of its service in Romania. The new version of the service includes a localised Romanian user interface, with Romanian subtitles and dubbing covering thousands of hours of TV shows and films, including Netflix original programming. “We are delighted to offer a more local Netflix experience in Romanian […]

HBO Europe’s burning ambition

HBO Europe started making original shows six years ago, but its upcoming miniseries Burning Bush marks a new level of budget and ambition. Director Agnieszka Holland tells TBI about her work on the show, HBO’s content boss Antony Root talks about how the original programming strategy will evolve and HBO Europe boss Linda Jensen explains […]

Absolutely rings up South Korea deal for The Phone

Absolutely has sold quiz format The Phone into South Korea. CJ Entertainment has picked up the show for its CJ Channel with Dutch production company Park Lane on board as consultants. The deal is the first in the country for Absolutely, the formats distributor in which Kees Abrahams new start-up Imagine Nation recently acquired a […]