Tobias de Graaff

Banijay to rep ITV Studios shows in Spain

Banijay Group has closed an exclusive multi-year deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment to rep the latter’s formats in Spain. Banijay Spain, which formed after Banijay acquired DLO Producciones to sit alongside Spanish compatriot Cuarzo in its stable, will handle adaptation and production of ITVSGE formats. These include Come Dine With Me (left), Four Weddings, […]

Germany’s SET shops at Selfridges

German pay TV broadcaster Sony Entertainment Television has acquired both seasons of ITV Studios’ period drama Mr Selfridge. The deal means ITV Studios Global Entertainment has sold the show into more than 150 territories. The second season recently launched to a 22% and 6.8 million consolidated viewers in the UK on ITV. ITVSGE has also […]

Dutch broadcaster intent on Keeping the Netherlands alive

Dutch public broadcaster Ned 1 has ordered a local version of the Keeping The Nation Alive format. The ob-doc is pitched as a behind-the-scenes snapshot of 24-hours in the nation’s healthcare system. The show was created by ITV-owned producer The Garden and the original version, Keeping Britain Alive, went out on UK channel BBC2. ITV […]

ITV Studios taps BBC Worldwide for Americas sales boss

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed BBC Worldwide’s Americas coproductions chief Greg Johnson to become its new senior VP of sales. Johnson will join the global arm of UK broadcaster ITV to head up its North and Latin American and Canadian sales operation, reporting into director, global television distribution, Tobias de Graaff and based in […]

MIPTV News: ITV Studios adds Scottish drama to slate

Distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment has added BBC1 crime drama Shetland to its MIPTV slate. The show will launch to the global market in Cannes, news that comes soon after UK terrestrial BBC1 commisisoned a second season of the series, produced by ITV Studios and in collaboration with BBC Scotland. The show is based on […]