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Free TV deals for Zak Storm

A raft of free-TV broadcasters in Europe have acquired Zak Storm, the new pirate action adventure series from Method Animation in France. PGS Entertainment is distributing and has sold the 39x26mins show to broadcasters including Super RTL in Germany, RTVE in Spain, RTBF in Belgium, RTL in the Netherlands, SIC in Portugal and CSC Pop […]

Buyers line up for Tootuff

French producer and distributor Go-N has sealed a raft of deals for the new season of its animated series Tootuff. The 75x7mins show has been acquired by broadcasters including RTVE’s Clan in Spain, RTBF in Belgium, Noga in Israel, ITI in Poland and the international TV5 net. Go-N produces as well as distributes the series […]

Raft of Secret Life of 4 Year Olds deals

The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds format has been picked up by broadcasters across Europe. The format observes a group of 4 year olds in detail, showing how they play and interact with each other in a real nursery setting. The show was created by UK prodco RDF, which is part of the Banijay […]

Sky buys Belgian drama for UK, Germany

Sky has picked Public Enemy, taking the Belgian drama for its Sky Atlantic channels in the UK and Germany. The French-language series was produced by Belgian prodcos Entre Chien et Loup and Playtime Films for pubcaster RTBF. It is distributed by Zodiak Rights, which struck the Sky deal. It has also shopped the series to […]

Federation scoops rights to cybercrime drama

Federation Entertainment, the producer and distributor behind Netflix’s Marseille, has scooped the rights to Unit 42, a new Belgian cybercrime drama. The series is made by Left Field Ventures. Ella Productions has the rights and retains them for Benelux and France, with Federation selling it in the rest of the world. The pair employed a similar model […]

10 MIPTV takeaways: #8 a quiet drama

MIPTV’s answer to the international boom in high-end drama was the inaugural MIPDrama Screenings event at the JW Marriot Hotel on the Croisette on April 3, one day before the market proper. Organiser Reed MIDEM noted 350 buyers (later rounded up to 400) came and saw the twelve projects, which comprised Polish drama Bodo; Finland’s […]

Euro nets dare to Dream the Future

Channels in Germany, Austria and Belgium have pre-bought Canal+-commissioned doc series Dream the Future. The show, which is set for Canal+’s Planete+ in France, will broadcast on Redbull Media Group’s Servus TV in Germany and Austria, and RTBF in Belgium after deals with distributor About Premium Content. Ten-part Dream the Future, from Update Productions and […]

Makever secures Captain Sharif sales

French production group Makever has secured sales of France 2 crime drama Captain Sharif and miniseries The Odyssey. Captain Sharif, which has just received a third season re-commission, has gone to Belgian public broadcaster RTBF and newly established free-to-air Iraqi satellite channel LANA TV. It follows a maverick police officer and his straight-laced partner. Makever […]

Robin Hood completes Euro roll-out

Toon series Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood has now secured 100% carriage on free TV in the UK, its distributor has claimed. The Method Animation- and DQ Entertainment-produced show has completed its European FTA roll-out after Sony Pictures Television-owned CSC Pop in the UK and Ireland and MTVA in Hungary bought it from PGS Entertainment. […]

$1.5m presales for Zed’s Annihilation

A doc series that sheds new light on the rise of Hitler has secured US$1.5 million in presales from a variety of broadcasters. Annihilation will broadcast throughout the world in January to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of prisoners at Nazi war camps following deals with distributor Zed. Those attached are France […]

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