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Starzplay unveils Spanish, Mexican series as co-production deals bloom

Lionsgate-owned Starzplay has unveiled its first slate of international originals with four shows from Spain and Mexico, which will be made available via the global streamer and other services owned by the US studio. Express is a Spanish crime thriller exploring a kidnapping that will be produced by The Mediapro Studio and has been written […]

‘Doom Patrol’ returns to Starzplay for UK premiere

Starz-owned SVOD service Starzplay has picked up the second season of DC superhero series Doom Patrol for its UK premiere. The platform aired the 15-episode first season earlier this year. The show will return on 16 July. Produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and distributed globally by Warner Bros. International Television […]

Starzplay strikes Rakuten TV distribution across Europe

OTT operator Rakuten TV has struck a deal that will see the international streaming service from US cabler Starz become available via its platform across Europe. Starzplay will offer exclusive access to original series, acquired content and movies to viewers in Spain, the UK, Italy, France and Germany via Rakuten TV. The streamer costs £4.99 […]

Sony Pictures sells self-commissioned thriller ‘Alex Rider’ to 100+ territories

Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) coming of age spy-thriller Alex Rider has been sold into more than 100 territories, following last week’s deal with Amazon in the UK. The show, which was first with ITV before being commissioned by SPT’s international production and distribution divisions on spec, has been acquired by Movistar+ in Spain, Nordic streamer […]

‘Normal People’ goes global in slew of deals

Romantic drama Normal People, from Irish prodco Element Pictures, has been picked up for broadcast around the world, thanks to a slew of deals by international distributor Endeavor Content. Starzplay is bringing the 12 x 30-minute series to Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Benelux, Latin America, and Japan this summer, while it will air on Stan […]

News round-up: Korea’s Wavve lands at NBCU; Lifetime’s ‘Married At First Sight’ travels; Starzplay inks Warners deal; and more…

NBCUniversal signs content deal with Korea’s Wavve South Korean streamer Wavve will supply Korean content to NBCUniversal as part of a new deal announced over the weekend. The platform’s operator, Content Wavve, is a consortium established last year, made up of South Korea’s terrestrial broadcasters – SBS, MBC and KBS – as well as telecoms […]

Discovery’s Dplay to launch in MENA via Starzplay

Factual giant Discovery and streaming service Starzplay have signed a deal to bring the former’s OTT service Dplay to the MENA region. Dplay will launch through the Starzplay platform, adding thousands of hours of content from its global franchises such as Shark Week, MythBusters and Say Yes To The Dress. Dplay will launch in Q2 […]

Lionsgate strikes streaming output deal Starzplay

Lionsgate has agreed an output deal with its Starz’s international streaming platform Starzplay for split first pay streaming rights in the U.K. to Lionsgate’s recently released and upcoming feature films. Under the deal, Starzplay’s U.K. subscribers will be able to access first-run movies from parent company Lionsgate, including Knives Out, Bombshell, Angel Has Fallen and […]

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