The Sopranos


Cineflix cuts Lat-Am deals ahead of NATPE

Cineflix Rights has inked a raft of Latin American deals ahead of the NATPE market, which kicks off next week in Miami. The distributor has 45x30mins series Urban Legends to Mexican free-to-air broadcaster Televisa. It has also shopped 6x60mins Karma’s a B*tch (pictured), in which The Sopranos’ Steve Schirripa reveals stories of just how far […]

Oprah’s Lance interview delivers high ratings

Oprah Winfrey’s interview of disgraced cyclist was the second most-watched show ever on her cable network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. There were 3.2 million viewers for the first instalment of the interview, Lance Armstrong: The Worldwide Exclusive , which was scheduled as a two-night event last Thursday and Friday. That compares with 3.5 million for […]

France’s Orange renews HBO output deal

Orange Cinéma Series (OCS) has renewed a key content deal with US premium programme provider service HBO. OCS is the bouquet of movie channels operated by France Telecom’s Orange in France and it as carried HBO content since launch in 2008. The new deal means OCS will be the first channels to carry HBO shows in France. […]

HBO tipped to make Indian formats after Eros deal

HBO Asia and Indian movie producer and distributor Eros International have joined forces and will launch two channels together in India: HBO Defined and HBO Hits. Analysts said they expect the deal to clear the way for Indian versions of hit HBO shows. Patrick Yau from finance house Peel Hunt noted: “As part of the […]

HBO launches in Sweden

Telia has become the first platform operator in the Nordic region to offer HBO, making the premium content provider’s shows available to its 500,000 TV customers one day after their original broadcast. HBO will be available via Telia’s network for SEK79 (US$11.69) a month, bringing shows including Game of Thrones to Swedish viewers. The service […]