Greek remake of ‘Question Of Sport’ among raft of BBCS format deals

Greek broadcaster ERT is preparing to air a local version of quiz show A Question Of Sport, one of a number of format deals struck by BBC Studios (BBCS). The 60-episode Greek show will be known locally as The Big Game and is from Foss Productions, with the series debuting today on ERT1. The format, which is based […]

Pre-market sales for Planet Earth II

BBC Worldwide has lined up a series of deals for Planet Earth II ahead of launching the natural history epic in Cannes next week. The David Attenborough-narrated six-parter, a follow-up to the iconic 2006 series, has been acquired by Slovakian pubcaster RTVS, Telefonica in Spain and TVP in Poland. In Japan it will be on […]

Czech, Slovak public broadcasters begin 4K tests

Czech Republic public TV provider Ceska Televize (CT) and Slovakian public broadcaster RTVS are due to begin test broadcasts of Ultra HD content. CT and RTVS, in partnership with Czech digital infrastructure provider Ceske Radiokomunikace, will lead the first Ultra HD broadcast trial via SES’s Astra 3B satellite at the orbital slot of 23.5 degrees […]