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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 […]

Global pubcasters prep online distribution platform

A group of public broadcasters from Europe, Asia and North America are joining forces to launch Panora.tv, a new online distribution platform. The group includes Canada’s CBC and National Film Board, Australia’s ABC, Portugal’s RTP, Switzerland’s RTS, YLE from Finland and RTVE from Spain. Each will contribute programming from their territory to create a local […]

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 […]

Spanish net settles under Wishing Tree

A Spanish broadcaster has become the latest to acquire a local version of Talpa Media format The Wishing Tree. Pubcaster RTVE has bought the format, taking the overall number of territories to take the show towards ten. Previous deals include VTM taking it in Belgium, ITV piloting it in the UK, Antenna Group buying it […]

TVE names new acquisitions chief

Spanish pubcaster TVE has confirmed the appointment of Milagros Mayi as director of acquisitions. This comes after the RTVE board of directors approved the appointment in May. Last year, TBI reported that Juan Ignacio Jiménez Gargantilla had left the acquisitions chief post. The new incumbent has been with TVE, the TV division of RTVE, since […]

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