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Channel 5 buys Irish drama

The UK’s Channel 5 has followed up its acquisition of The Bible by taking Irish drama Love/Hate, which was a hit for RTE. The show is sold by ITV Studios Global Entertainment. In Ireland, it scored critical acclaim and strong audience shares when it ran toward the end of last year. Channel 5 has bought […]

News brief: Al Jazeera Children’s Channel and V&S coproducing more Everything’s Rosie

V&S Entertainment and Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC) are coproducing a third season of preschool animated series Everything’s Rosie. The Middle Eastern kids channel and UK producer have teamed for earlier series and confirmed they will make season three together. The show  airs on JCC’s preschool channel Baraem. Internationally, V&S has shopped the series to […]

RTÉ takes songwriter format The Hit to series

RTÉ has ordered a full 6x52mins season of The Hit, the songwriting competition format that was part of the Irish public broadcaster’s Formats Farm project. Formats Farm sees pilots of new shows broadcast on RTÉ Two and The Hit was one of these and went out last September. The show sees hundreds of songs submitted […]

Worldwide sales for Penguin’s Peter Rabbit series sells

Silvergate Media has inked a raft of international deals for the new Peter Rabbit animated series. The company makes and distributes the CGI animated show, which is coproduced by Penguin UK and Nickelodeon in the US. It has presold it to ABC TV Australia, France Televisions, RTE Ireland, SVT Sweden, NRK Norway and Finnish Broadcasting […]

Content sells Irish drama Amber to Netflix and international broadcasters

Distributor Content Television has shopped Irish drama series Amber to a host of international broadcasters and to Netflix in the US. The series, which was made by Irish producer Screenworks for free-to-air broadcaster RTE, has been bought by a host of broadcasters including DR in Denmark, SVT in Sweden, Super Channel in Canada and Hot […]

Endemol options Dirty Old Towns format

Endemol has optioned community makeover format Dirty Old Towns in several European territories. The format has proved successful on Irish public broadcaster RTE where a second season has just finished airing. The show, which was created by Irish indie Happy Ending Productions, has been optioned by Endemol in France, Italy, Denmark and Norway. The format, […]

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