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Sales round-up: All3Media Int’l, Studiocanal strike deals for ‘Baptiste’, ‘Years’

All3Media International scores in Spain  The distributor has sold a slate of dramas into broadcasters and digital platforms in Spain. It has sold Two Brothers Pictures’ thriller Baptiste, which premiered in February on BBC One, into Movistar+. It has also licensed three-part drama Mrs Wilson (BBC One) into Filmin. Meanwhile, Atresmedia has picked up series seven of Kitchen Nightmares while A+E […]

Arte picks up rights to BBC drama Trust Me

Producer/distributor Studiocanal has licensed four-part limited series Trust Me to European cultural channel Arte. The character-led drama stars Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) as a hardworking nurse forced to take drastic measures when she loses her job. Produced by Red Production Company, it was a ratings success for BBC One in the UK with the […]

Returning miniseries

Distributors will tell you that if they could have one drama production in their portfolio it would be an evergreen returning franchise that rakes in the cash year after year. But this doesn’t alter the fact that TV movies, minis and limited runs are also regarded as valuable assets and are increasingly getting recommissioned as […]

BBC Worldwide strikes digital Mango deal

BBC Worldwide has inked a programming deal with China’s Mango TV, building on a strategy TBI first reported on last year. Kelvin Yau (left), general manager of the BBC’s commmercial business in China, told TBI last November that Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, and Mango, a division of Hunan TV, had agreed […]