Walter Presents

News round-up: NHK & Walter Presents engage with ‘Bright Minds’; WBD EMEA picks up ‘Toad & Friends’; UK’s Peanut & Crumb expands audio push

NHK & Walter Presents engage with ‘Bright Minds’ Japanese pubcaster NHK and non-English language platform Walter Presents are among a slew of international buyers to strike deals for crime drama Bright Minds with France TV Distribution. Produced by JLA Productions, and originally airing on France 2, the series follows an autistic woman who works as […]

SBS Oz, Walter Presents & SundanceTV visit ITVS Finland’s ‘Helsinki Crimes’

Australia’s SBS and SundanceTV in Spain are among buyers of Helsinki Crimes, the drama from ITV Studio (ITVS) Finland. SBS has claimed rights for its on demand service in Oz, while the show will be available in the UK and Ireland via Walter Presents. The drama is based on the best-selling novels of Finnish writer, Matti […]

Walter Presents strikes C More deal in the Nordics

Non-English language drama streamer Walter Presents has inked a two-year deal that will see its service becoming available to subscribers of Nordic SVOD platform C More. The agreement – applicable in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland – includes an 80-hour collection of shows from Walter Presents, encompassing eight first-run and exclusive series. This will then grow […]

Drama round up: Netflix orders Brazilian thriller; ViacomCBS acquires NBCU’s ‘FBI’; Starzplay renews ‘BMF’

Netflix orders Brazilian thriller Netflix has commissioned Olhar Indiscreto, an original Brazilian psychological thriller set to debut next year. Produced by Mixer Films, the series is created and written by Marcela Citterio, with a cast headed by Débora Nascimento. Luciana Oliveira directs, with a screenplay adapted by Camila Raffanti. It tells the story of Miranda […]

Walter Presents expands into Latin America via CiND!E

Global drama streaming brand Walter Presents is expanding into Latin America with an upcoming launch on DMD’s streaming service CiND!E. DMD is a global distributor of indie content with its TVOD and EST service reaching more than 36 million homes across Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil. Walter Presents, which offers a curated selection […]

Walter Presents brings Spanish drama ‘La Otra Mirada’ to North America

Global drama streaming brand Walter Presents has acquired the rights to Spanish series La Otra Mirada for the US and Canada. The deal includes two seasons of the series, which is produced by Spanish broadcaster RTVE for its La 1 network. The show will be available on the Walter Presents platform via PBS Masterpiece on […]

Walter Presents strikes ZDFE deal to bolster Aussie streamer Stan’s offering

Drama streamer Walter Presents has picked up a raft of shows from Germany’s ZDF Enterprises for its offering in Australia. The pick-ups – which include Grow and Standing Tall – follow Walter Presents’ recent programming deal with Aussie streamer Stan, which handed the Nine Entertainment-owned service first-run and exclusive access to shows from the global drama service. […]

Aussie streamer Stan & Walter Presents strike exclusive ‘long-term’ drama pact

Aussie streamer Stan has struck an exclusive programming deal with global drama SVOD Walter Presents. The Nine Entertainment-owned service will gain first-run and exclusive access to shows from Walter Presents, with the “long-term deal” covering eight new programmes, which are launching on the platform this month. These include Peacemaker, Devil’s Throat, First Responders, Hide And […]

Walter Presents expands Nordic offering with NENT deal

Drama streamer Walter Presents has extended its acquisitions spree by adding an array of Nordic shows to its service following a deal with NENT Studios UK. The Inner Circle (8 x 60-minutes), produced by Fundament Film for NENT-owned streamer Viaplay, has been acquired by Walter Presents in the US, UK and Belgium. The Swedish political […]

Walter Presents takes trio of Polish dramas from Discovery’s TVN

Global drama streamer Walter Presents has struck a three-year deal for almost 30 hours of programming from Discovery-owned Polish broadcaster TVN. Viewer in the US, UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand will be able to watch Polish shows including legal drama The Disappearance (Chyłka), which is based on novelist Remigiusz Mróz’s novel and tracks a […]

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