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Korea’s Grandpas format heading for Europe

Hit Korean format Grandpas Over Flowers has been optioned in France, Germany and the UK. The show comes from South Korean channel operator and programmer CJ E&M, which runs it domestically on its tvN channel. Tim Crescenti’s Small World IFT sells it internationally. Small World has done deals for the show in the UK with […]

Ex-ITV Studios Germany boss launches Beta drama prodco

Jan Kromschröder, who recently stepped down as managing director of ITV Studios Germany, has launched a production outfit with Beta Film. His new prodco, Bantry Bay Productions, will open doors just before MIPCOM and be based in Cologne. However, it will begin developing high-end drama programming in the coming months, ahead of its full launch. […]

Mum of the Week lined up in four more territories

French format Mum of the Week is being remade for four international broadcasters in territories ranging from Poland to Turkey. Furthermore, UK-based distributor Can’t Stop Media said the format, which French DTT channel D8 originally commissioned, is in development in another 12 territories. Among the announced commissions, Finnish broadcaster Nelonen has ordered a 10-part run […]