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Zee’s Sunita Uchil gets international co-production role

Zee distribution head Sunita Uchil has been promoted to EVP at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) — a role that will see the exec launching an international co-production and co-development division. Uchil is to work with global prodcos to co-create and produce both scripted and unscripted programming. She was formerly chief business officer at Zee […]

India’s Zee links with Nigerian, Ghanaian channels for drama co-pro

India’s Zee has struck a co-production with Nigerian agency MACE and two Ghanaian channels for a local adaptation of a major drama. Deceptive Measures (Pavitra Rishta) – one of the most successful Indian dramas to date – will be remade by Nigeria’s MACE and Multimedia Group-owned Ghanaian channels Joy Prime and Adom TV. The drama […]

India’s Zee boards licensing portal TRX

Indian media giant Zee is boarding online licensing platform TRX.  The business is the latest distributor to join the platform, with more than 1,000 hours from Zee’s Global Content Hub syndication division being added to the platform. Zee titles heading to TRX include popular drama series Kumkum Bhayga (pictured), Razia, lifestyle program Altar’d & The Big Fat […]

MIPCOM slates – Keshet International & Zee

Keshet International Keshet International is heading to MIPCOM with a slate of eleven original formats, returning dramas, factual and kids programming. The distributor will headline with Masters of Dance (pictured) a competitive dance show now heading towards its second season. Domination, a primetime game show in which a contestant tests their general knowledge against the […]

India’s ZEE sets up prodco in Canada

Indian content company Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEE) has set up a production company in Canada. The creation of ZEE Studios International marks ZEE as the first Indian broadcaster to set up a production company in North America, the company claims. ZEE Studios will create global content and formats for international markets in their local languages, many […]

Fox brings The Good Fight to Germany

Fox Networks Group has secured rights to The Good Fight in Germany from CBS Studios International. Starting November 7, Fox will show the first season of The Good Fight on Tuesdays at 9pm in Germany. The series plot picks up one year after the events of the finale of The Good Wife. The Good Fight […]

HBO Nordic, Zee take on The Good Fight

CBS has shopped The Good Fight to HBO in Europe and Zee in India. The Good Wife spin-off is on CBS All Access streaming service in the US and has just been renewed for a second season. The ten-episode first season will launch on HBO’s Nordic service at the start of June. HBO Nordic has […]

BBC drama launch in India

BBC Worldwide is launching its BBC First brand in India for the first time, and the drama service will bow as a branded block on the Zee Café network. BBC First is the drama channel that came out of BBC Worldwide rejigging its international nets in 2015. In Asia it has launched as an on-demand […]

Deal round up: Fremantle pitches in with Tent City

FremantleMedia North America has scored a production deal with US prodco Tent City Entertainment, to-line news in today’s round up. The deal will see FremantleMedia’s US arm working with Tent City co-founders and former LMNO Productions execs Lori Rothschild Ansaldi and Lisa Bourgoujian (pictured) on true crime programming. LA-based Tent City is known for shows […]

Zee hires distribution veteran for sales

Indian media giant Zee has recruited experience distribution exec Janice Strangward to head its European programme sales effort. Strangward has worked in the sales divisions of Canada’s CBC, Discovery EMEA, Entertainment One and Passion. She was most recently at Al Jazeera, as a senior content sales executive. At Zee she will be based in London and run […]