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ORF strikes MIP deals

The sales arm of Austrian pubcaster ORF has concluded a raft of MIPTV deals. On the drama front, ORF-Enterprise has shopped its TV drama Suburbia – Women on the Edge (above) to SRF in Switzerland, and Germany’s ARD/Degeto has acquired crime series Tatort, which was also recently bought by TV2 in Denmark and Slovenia’s RTV. […]

Swiss Netflix rival launches, preps original comedy

Liberty Global-owned Swiss operator UPC Cablecom has launched a subscription video-on-demand offering, MyPrime, that is to offer an original comedy series. The service will also offer several thousand classic films, series, children’s programmes and documentaries as well as programming from public broadcaster SRF. The move comes ahead of Netflix’s imminent launch in the country. MyPrime […]

Dutch channel buys Sinai Desert kidnap doc

A Dutch public broadcaster has become the latest to acquire The Sound of Torture, a chilling documentary about refugee kidnappings in the Sinai Desert. Esther Van Messel, CEO of the film’s distributor First Hand Films, told TBI pubcaster Vara has acquired the 1x52mins doc (aka Journey Story), which comes from Israel’s Trabelsi Production and satcaster […]

Spain’s Phileas options formats to FremantleMedia, Endemol

Spain’s Phileas Productions has inked deals with FremantleMedia and Endemol for its format Don’t say it, Bring it! Phileas has teamed with Turkey’s Global Agency to distribute the format and it has clinched the deals with FremantleMedia in France and Endemol in Italy, which will both now attempt to get local versions of the show […]