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SPI’s Kino Polska TV to expand reach of Turkish channel Dizi

SPI International’s Kino Polska TV is launching Turkish channel Dizi in Poland. Dizi has rapidly expanded since its initial launch in April 2019 and now claims to reach 25 million households in 81 countries. Its Polish schedule will include International Emmy Award-nominated series Black Money Love and 20 Minutes, with shows being dubbed into the […]

DocuBay snaps up premium slate from SPI International

SPI International has sold a raft of titles into fledgling global doc streamer DocuBay. The distributor has struck a seven-title deal with the Mumbai-headquartered DocuBay that covers premium titles including Turandot, Small Cams – Big Beasts, Time Hopper, Eye To Eye With Everest: Death On A Mountain, Invisible Wildlife Photographer, Riders In The Land Of […]

Movie of the Week: Mister Mayfair

A GANGSTER COMEDY TRILOGY Former New York gangster Max Mayfair is living the ‘good life’ in London. He’s rubbing elbows with the most glamorous of crowds, has a Mayfair penthouse that’s widely known as every beautiful woman’s free crash pad, and runs one of the most illustrious clubs in all of Central London; eponymously called Mister Mayfair. […]

Vodafone Portugal taps Red Bull for 4K movies-on-demand

Vodafone Portugal is to make movies available in 4K resolution to its Videoclube on-demand users from today. Vodafone’s line-up of 4K movies can be viewed free of charge by Videoclube subscribers equipped with one of the operator’s 4K UHD TV set-top boxes. The content being made available is produced by Red Bull Media House. The […]

Young Pope anointed in CEE

Central and Eastern Europe paycaster SPI International / Filmbox has bought The Young Pope and other FremantleMedia International-sold drams. The deal includes Apple Tree Yard and Modus, and covers CEE, Russia and the CIS region. “The Young Pope has been the topic of much excitement with global audiences. We are thrilled to bring this extraordinary series […]

Deal Monitor: 16 programming deals at a glance

In a week that began with MIPCOM recuperation and the news TV titan Time Warner was being sold to telecoms giant AT&T, telly companies have quietly been getting on with their post-market deal-making. One major deal announced Thursday saw Chinese state-owned children’s channel CCTV-14 acquiring Kate & Mim-Mim (season one) and Tree Fu Tom (s1-2), […]

FunBox 4K channel expands reach

Pay TV channel provider SPI International has launched its FunBox 4K UHD channel on Vodafone Portugal’s platform. According to SPI International, Vodafone has already made a selected amount of content from FunBox 4K available on its TV Net Voz platform. The programming offer will gradually increase over the next few months to feature a wide […]

SPI closes NBCU deal, preps 4K net

European channel group SPI International has acquired programming from NBCUniversal, while gearing up for its first 4K network. The NBCU deal gives it close to 100 first-run film titles in the Czech Republic and Slovakia including Fast and Furious 6, Despicable Me 2 and 47 Ronin and run on the FilmBox Premium channel. Meanwhile, the […]