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Pluto TV hires Magine, TV4 alum to oversee Nordic deals

Paramount’s FAST streaming service Pluto TV has hired a former TV4 Sweden exec to work across its acquisitions activity. Annica Lindeberg took up the role of senior manager for content partnerships at Pluto’s Stockholm office last month, with a remit to create the service’s acquisitions strategy for the Nordic region. She will also work closely with […]

C More, TV4 & ZDF link for Sofia Helin & Camilla Ahlgren drama ‘Fallen’

Swedish operator C More, its broadcast network TV4 and Germany’s ZDF have commissioned a Sofia Helin-starring crime drama that has been created and written by The Bridge’s Camilla Ahlgren. Fallen is from Banijay label Filmlance and sees Helin stars as the new head of a group solving crimes in Malmö, Sweden. Due to a tragedy, she moves from […]

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Poland opens Talpa’s Hunting Season Polsat’s TV4 has acquired rights to adventure gameshow Hunting Season from Talpa Global. The show – based on the YouTube series of the same name – launched this summer on Talpa’s SBS6 in the Netherlands, with Amazon Prime taking a next day second window. The Polish version will be produced […]

Scripted round-up: UK’s Eleven names creative director; Apple TV+ adapts ‘Dark Matter’; C More embraces ‘Evil’

Eleven ups Carissa Hope Lynch to creative director Eleven, the Sony Pictures Television-owned prodco behind Sex Education has promoted Carissa Hope Lynch to creative director. Hope Lynch, who will report to Eleven founders Joel Wilson and Jamie Campbell, joined the company in 2019, working on projects including White Story for Netflix and the upcoming YA […]

Sweden’s TV4 & C More remake Norwegian pregnancy drama ‘Heartbeats’

Sweden’s TV4 and C More have ordered a local version of Norwegian drama Heartbeats, after striking a deal via Plimsoll Productions-owned Magnify Media. The 8 x 16-minute format is being produced by Baluba for free-to-air broadcaster TV4 and its sibling streamer C More. Magnify will distribute both the Swedish and Norwegian completed series worldwide, with […]

Sweden’s TV4 & Greece’s Alpha TV join ‘The Secret Song’

Sweden’s TV4 and Greece’s Alpha TV have become the latest broadcasters to order local versions of hit French musical format The Secret Song. The show, which was created by DMLSTV for TF1 in France, will be produced by Warner Bros International TV Production Sweden for TV4, with an eight-part first season in the works. It […]

HBO Max Lat Am & Canal+ Group among global deals for UK true crime drama ‘Deceit’

HBO Max and the Canal+ Group are among broadcasters across Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America to have acquired UK-based Story Films’ true crime drama Deceit. Having debuted on Channel 4 in the UK last month, the four-part series is being distributed by All3Media International, which has signed deals for the show with HBO Europe […]

Sales round-up: SBS takes ‘Rats’ AVOD rights; Oz drama ‘RFDS’ flies worldwide

SBS takes ‘Rats’ AVOD rights Australian pubcaster SBS has acquired exclusive AVOD rights to Czech crime thriller Rats, following a deal with distributor GoQuest Media. Produced by Heaven’s Gate, the 6 x 55-minute series is based on true stories and made in collaboration with the National Anti-Drug Centre (DEA) of the Czech Republic. The thriller was […]

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