Walter Presents

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 […]

Channel 4 remakes Swedish drama with Walter Presents founders’ prodco

Channel 4 in the UK has ordered a remake of Swedish drama Before We Die, with Eagle Eye Drama – the company launched by the founders of streamer Walter Presents – attached to produce. The six-part crime thriller, which will be known as Before We Die in the UK as well, will star Lesley Sharp, […]

Walter Presents picks up eight Beta Film series

UK-based non-English language streamer Walter Presents has acquired eight new series following a multi-territory deal with German-based distributor Beta Film. The deal includes three Italian series, thriller The Hunter (Il Cacciatore), crime drama Rocco Schiavone: Ice Cold Murders and period drama Imperial. Under Suspicion and What The Future Holds have been picked up from Spain, […]

News round-up: France builds ‘Lego Masters’; ITV’s ‘Professor T’ travels to Nordics; ZDF snags ‘Bank Hacker’ & ‘The Weekly’

France’s M6 builds Lego Masters deal M6 in France has become the eighth broadcaster to order a local version of entertainment format Lego Masters. The show will be produced by Endemol Shine France, having originally been created by Tuesday’s Child Productions, The Lego Group and Endemol Shine Group, now part of Banijay. The latter is […]

Global drama streamer Walter Presents rolls into Russia

UK-based streamer Walter Presents has signed a two-year deal with Russian SVOD service Start, with programming to be made available this month. Water Presents, which specialises in non-English language content, will launch on Start in Russia and Russian-speaking territories, with a 100-hour curated collection, encompassing 11 first-run series. This is set to grow to 400 […]

Walter Presents welcomes Russian ‘Gold Diggers’ to UK

Non-English language scripted streamer Walter Presents has acquired Russian oligarch drama Gold Diggers for its service in the UK. The eight-part show, from Russia’s Yellow, Black & White Group and its production arm Start Studios, explores the relationships between power, money, and sex among Moscow’s high society. The story follows a female cop who penetrates […]

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