Lumière secures ZDFE drama deal

Belgium-based distribution group Lumière has scored a major output deal for dramas from the commercial arm of German broadcaster ZDF. The agreement sees Lumière taking all rights for Benelux territories to ZDF Enterprises youth-skewed series Tellus, the third season of cop drama Johan Falk and international crimes-focused scripted effort Arne Dahl (pictured). Lumière has previously distributed […]

Canadian pay TV continues to tumble

Canadian pay TV subscriptions have fallen for the third straight quarter, new research reveals. Gains in IPTV failed to offset losses in cable and satellite in the second quarter of 2013, analyst firm IHS reported, meaning the last time Canadian pay TV recorded growth was in the third quarter of 2012. Overall subscriptions fell 10,810, […]