TVP


TBI Weekly: Five takeaways from NEM Zagreb

From Netflix’s treatment of non-English language dramas to the potential problem of over-production in the Nordics, the topics at NEM Zagreb this week were many and varied. TBI picks out five trends which emerged from the array of international producers, distributors and broadcasters in Croatia this week. Diluting the brand Scripted product out of the […]

Exclusive: Polish pubcaster TVP launches international co-production push

Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) has launched an international co-production division and is looking for formats to remake as well as partners for  domestic shows that can work globally. TVP is Poland’s largest domestic TV network, with an array of regional networks and 13 national channels including flagships TVP1 and TVP2, which both offer […]

Global Agency picks up Polish reality series ‘Sanatorium Of Love’

Turkish distributor Global Agency has acquired reality series Sanatorium Of Love. The TVP-produced series (10 x 45 minutes) finds 12 lonely seniors travelling to a mountain-set health resort for three weeks, where they form friendships and challenge themselves. The programme aired on Sunday evenings on TVP 1 where it garnered an average share of 22.7%. […]

Virgin Media adds France 2, TVN & Russian nets

UK pay TV operator Virgin Media has bolstered its offer by securing distribution of channels from France, Poland and Russia. The channels will be offered through the Virgin Worldbox app from today as branded ‘bouquets’, allowing ex-pats to watch programming from their home territories. From France, Liberty Global-owned Virgin will offer public broadcast channels France […]

BBC Special Forces head to Poland via Africa

Polish pubcaster TVP has acquired Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week. The local version of the reality competition series will be shot in South African city Johannesburg with Rapid Blue on production detail. BBC Worldwide sells the format and struck the Polish deal. It already works with Rapid Blue and the Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week […]

BBC First among nets hearing A Word

BBC First in the Benelux region is among five buyers of Keshet International’s British drama The A Word. UKTV in New Zealand, Polish pubcaster TVP, Brazilian cable and satellite provider Globosat, and South Korean public service network EBS are the other networks to acquire the BBC One six-parter, which soon launches a second season. Amazon […]

Scripps int’l chief to take on TVN presidency

Scripps Networks Interactive has named Jim Samples as president of its Polish subsidiary TVN, with Scripps chairman and president Kenneth Lowe taking the role of chairman of the Warsaw-based media group. Samples has headed up TVN on an interim basis since the departure of Markus Tellenbach in July last year. He will now serve as […]

UK-Poland deal as BBC, TVP agree pact

BBC Worldwide and TVP have agreed a deal that will see them make series together. The Polish pubcaster and the commercial arm of its UK equivalent have already teamed on projects including the David Tennant drama series Spies of Warsaw (pictured). A new letter of intent the pair have signed covers coproduction and programme sales […]

Another network joins int’l Globo drama

Uruguayan network Teledoce has become the latest coproducer of Globo’s first international drama, Supermax. Last week, Mediaset España and Mexico’s TV Azteca became partners on the show, which Brazil’s Globo first revealed in January at NATPE in Miami. Teledoce has now joined as a further strategic partner. “We are delighted to have Teledoce on board […]

Mediaset, Azteca join Globo drama copro

Mediaset España and Mexico’s TV Azteca are the latest channel groups to board the first Spanish-language drama from Brazilian broadcaster Globo. Supermax already counts Argentina’s pubcaster, TVP, and Oficina Burman as coproducers. The series is being produced for the international market. “We have two strategic goals with this project,” said Globo’s executive director of international […]

1 2 3