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News round-up: Spain’s LA 2 orders rural travel series; J2911 hires new sales exec; SBS picks up second run of ‘Australia In Colour’ and more…

Spain’s LA 2 commissions rural travel show from RTVE and DLO/Magnolia Spanish FTA network LA 2 has picked up Ruralitas, a new travel series produced by RTVE in collaboration with the Banijay Group-owned Spanish prodco DLO/Magnolia. The series tours Spain and meets people who have chosen to live in the most remote and sparsely-inhabited parts […]

Amazon, RTVE embark on big budget ‘Boundless’ adventure

Amazon Prime Video and Spanish broadcaster RTVE are in pre-production on big budget drama Boundless, about the 16th century voyage of Juan Sebastián Elcano and Ferdinand Magellan around the world. Directed by British director Simon West, whose action and adventure film credits include Con Air and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, the four part scripted series […]

Europe’s Alliance looks to Spain as it navigates different priorities

The fledgling Alliance of European public broadcasters is looking to get into business with Spain as it continues to become more established in the landscape.  Rai’s commissioner for international co-productions Michele Zatta has confirmed that the Alliance – a partnership formed last year between France Télévisions, Italy’s Rai and Germany’s ZDF to pool resources and […]

TVF closes raft of factual sales in Spain

Factual distributor TVF International has closed a raft of sales to broadcasters across Spain. Public broadcaster RTVE has picked up ABC commissioned China Love (1×57 minutes), which explores China’s multi-million dollar pre-wedding photography industry with exclusive access to the biggest studios and the big spending couples themselves. RTVE also licenced ARTE’s Breast’s Uncovered (1×52 minutes) […]

Spanish broadcasters team up for new joint platform

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE and commercial broadcasters Mediaset España have confirmedthat they have teamed up to launch a new joint interactive platform based on HbbTV, with plans for a new OTT TV service to follow. The platform, branded LOVEStv, which will be open to other digital-terrestrial broadcasters in the country, promises to “improve the experience […]

RTVE and commercial rivals launch OTT platform to test SVOD

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE and commercial broadcasters Atresmedia and Mediaset plan to launch a joint OTT TV platform that could see them compete with the likes of Netflix, Movistar+, HBO and Sky in the Spanish market. The three broadcasters initially plan to launch an interactive TV platform, based on the HbbTV connected television standard, that […]

RTVE launches youth-focused OTT service

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE has launched a new online video service targeted at a young audience featuring original and interactive content. The new service, Playz, is designed to create an open space for young Spanish content creators to target a new audience, according to the pubcaster. Playz kicked off at the weekend by streaming the […]

The pilgrims of coproduction at Contecta Fiction

Much like the determined pilgrims of Galicia’s famous Camino de Santiago, Spanish-language TV companies in Europe and Latin America were  navigating the terrain of international coproduction at the inaugural Conecta Fiction event last week. Emiliano de Pablos reports from the event. The inaugural edition of Spain’s Conecta Fiction confirmed the growing need for building coproduction […]

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