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Buyers briefing: Paul Edwards, Discovery

Name: Paul Edwards Title: VP, head of Nordic Discovery channels, Discovery Networks Northern Europe Paul Edwards oversees buying for Discovery Networks International’s thematic channel suite in northern Europe   What is unique about the Discovery Networks Nordic channels and what should buyers know in advance? Discovery Networks Northern Europe acquires content for Discovery, TLC and […]

Discovery bolsters sports team in Norway

Discovery Networks Norway has reinforced its team with the promotion of Jan-Erik Aalbu to sporting director. The move means Aalbu joins Discovery’s local management team. The former chief editor will now report to Discovery Networks Norway CEO Harald Stramme. Discovery Networks Norway owns channels such as TV Norge, Max and Eurosport Norway. Aalbu’s promotion comes […]

Trio of Scandi format deals for ITV Studios

The Nordic division of ITV Studios has sealed three format deals with broadcasters in the region. In Finland, YLE has ordered a local version of The Big Reunion that will run to eight parts and a 90-minute special. The show reunites former pop bands and puts them into training before they go back on stage […]

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 […]

Twofour secures Scandinavia sales

Twofour Rights has sold several of its factual and fact ent titles to broadcasters in Scandinavia. Denmark’s TV2 has acquired eight-part travel series James Nesbitt’s Ireland (pictured) from the distribution arm of UK indie. TV4 in Sweden and TV Norge have both picked up another season of Storage Hoarders and TV Norge has also bought […]

All3Media cuts first format deal for MTV’s Money From Strangers

Turkish broadcaster Star is taking All3Media-distributed Money From Strangers. It will transmit a local primetime version of the hidden-camera format, which was originally made for MTV in the US. The US version was made by Lion Television and the distribution arm of its parent group, All3Media, closed the format deal. The Turkish adaptation will be […]

Discovery acquires sex therapy doc

Discovery Fit and Health in the US is among the buyers of Real 40 Year Old Virgins, a documentary about a pair of adults taking sex therapy classes as they prepare to lose their virginity. Australia’s ABC, RTL2 in Germany, Norway’s TV Norge, TV2 in Denmark, SBS in the Netherlands, VMMa in Belgium and Discovery’s […]

MIPTV News: Rive Gauche shifts 350 hours

LA-based sales house Rive Gauche Television has sold more than 350 hours to international broadcasters ahead of MIPTV Among the deals, Operation Repo has gone to TV5 in Finland, TV Norge in Norway, Seven Network in Australia and Rogers Media in Canada. Separately, My Strange Addiction has sold to DSMART in Turkey and Canal Vie […]

Broadcasters sign up for more Miss Fisher

Several international broadcasters have signed on for the second series of Australian period crime drama series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. The show is produced produced  by fledgling Australian indie Every Cloud and based on the best-selling series of Phryne Fisher novels from Australian author Kerry Greenwood. The second season goes into production next month. It […]

Twofour Rights shops Storage Hoarders around the world

UK-based distributor Twofour Rights has sold fact-ent series Storage Hoarders to a host of international broadcasters. The 20x60mins show, in which hoarders are challenged to sort through their stuff and say goodbye to the things with they no longer need, has been acquired by TV3 Denmark, TV Norge Norway, TV4 Sweden and MTV3 Finland. Discovery […]