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Israeli drama gets CBS pilot order

Israeli scripted drama The Ran Quadruplets is being refitted for US audiences through a pilot for broadcast network CBS. It is the second time the scripted format, distributed by Armoza, has gone to CBS, following a previous effort from Revenge creator Mike Kelly that failed to pass pilot stage in 2010. The show originally came […]

Israel’s Yes readies pay-OTT service

Israeli satellite TV operator Yes has partnered with pay-OTT platform provider Tvinci to launch a new multi-screen TV service. Yes GO, announced today, is due to go live in the first half of this year and will allow Yes subscribers to access the live linear channels and on-demand content included in their TV package from […]

UKTV moving into international programme sales

Multichannel group UKTV will start to distribute some of its original shows directly and will be speaking to potential partners as soon as MIPTV, its head of programme distribution/strategy has told TBI. UKTV used to have a distribution output deal with BBC Worldwide, but in recent times has worked with a range of other distributors […]

Broadcasters pick up Jon Hamm, Daniel Radcliffe Bulgakov drama

Several international broadcasters have acquired A Young Doctor’s Notebook, the new drama series about the early life of Russian playwright Mikhail Bulgakov. HBO Latin America, RTL Passion in Germany and Yes in Israel are among the first buyers for the series, which was transmitted on Sky Arts in the UK. It proved the pay TV […]

BBC Worldwide announces programming deals as Showcase opens

BBC Worldwide has sold a raft of its drama and factual programming to broadcasters across the Middle East and Africa. Deals include shopping three seasons of Doctor Who to Al Jazeera’s kids channel JCC. The Al Jazeera Documentary Channel picked up a 200-hour package that includes Attenborough’s Giant Egg and India on Four Wheels. African […]