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Walter Presents hits the US, launches on Amazon

Drama SVOD service Walter Presents has launched in the US over the top and through existing platforms including Amazon’s channels package. The streaming service launched in the UK by Global Series Network in January 2016 and is backed by Channel 4, with the US rollout the first time the broadcaster has made a move in […]

Versailles scoops French export award

Versailles has won the drama award at the TV France International 2017 Export Awards. Industry group TVFI annually awards the best-performing French-originated TV exports with this year’s winners crowned at producers’ association Procirep’s award ceremony for the French Producer of the Year in Paris last night. Banijay Rights and Versailles beat 100% Distribution with Spin […]

Walter Presents passes 1m views in two weeks

Channel 4’s new on-demand service for foreign-language drama, Walter Presents, has notched up more than one million views in just two weeks. According to the UK broadcaster, the 11 titles currently available on Walter Presents – which launched on January 3 – have now attracted 1.1 million views on Channel 4’s on-demand platform All 4. […]

Syfy forecasts Sharknado 3, Spin

US cable channel Syfy has given the greenlight to a third installment in the Sharknado disaster telemovie franchise and an adaptation of Robert Charles Wilson’s novel Spin. Sharknado 3 will once again come from US producer The Asylum and will again star Ian Ziering and Tara Reid as its leads. Anthony C. Ferrante again directs, […]

Sony’s Lubensky to run Lat Am channels

Sony Pictures Television’s Nathalie Lubensky has been upped and will run its channels in Latin America. She was previously a marketing SVP at SPT and before that was at Disney and ESPN where, as senior VP, affiliate marketing, she worked across the company’s free-to-air and pay TV channel brands. At SPT Lubensky will now be […]