Telefonica buys StudioCanal drama package

Telefonica has acquired a package of drama series from StudioCanal for its Spanish pay TV and SVOD services. The titles included are predominantly originally English-language, with Section Zéro (pictured), the new series from Braquo creator Olivier Marchal, the exception. Other titles include novelist Harlan Coben’s mystery drama The Five, which debuted on Sky in the […]

DirecTV completes Spotless deal

DirecTV has bought one-hour drama Spotless for Latin American pay TV. The series will air on DirecTV’s OnDirecTV channel. “OnDirecTV, our exclusive entertainment channel, has become a top performing channel among our subscribers by showcasing the very best in international premium series,” said Willard Tressel, OnDirecTV’s general manager. “Spotless nicely fits our channel vision with a winning combination of […]

StudioCanal cleans up with Spotless deal

StudioCanal has shopped edgy drama series Spotless to South Africa-based pay TV platform M-Net. Spotless follows a troubled man whose life is turned upside down when his outlaw brother crashes into his life. It was produced by StudioCanal’s Tandem for Canal+ and picked up by NBCU-owned cable net Esquire in the US. M-Net has picked up […]

SBS buys another Studiocanal drama

Australian pubcaster SBS has acquired another drama from French distributor Studiocanal. The deal comes after the network bought The Last Panthers, which Studiocanal jointly distributes with Sky Vision. Spotless, a ten-part crime drama about a man that becomes embroiled with the mob, will air on SBS2 next year. “Edgy, funny and filled with danger, Spotless […]

NBCU net acquires Canal+’s Spotless

NBCUniversal’s cable channel Esquire Network has acquired Canal+ Originale drama Spotless. The dark 10-part drama comes from Germany-based Tandem Productions, whose parent Studiocanal, is part of the Canal+ Group. Studiocanal is also the show’s distributor. Though the series, shot in English and set in London, has finished its first run on French pay TV, Esquire […]