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Lionsgate, SPT & Newen join The London TV Screenings

Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Television, Newen Connect, Eccho Rights and Viaplay Content Distribution are among new additions to the schedule for The London TV Screenings, which takes place 27 February to 3 March. The five companies take the total number of hosts to 26, with each carving out time in the calendar to deliver a mixture […]

London TV Screenings sets 2023 dates, goes up against BBC Studios Showcase

London TV Screenings, the fast-growing event organised by All3Media International, Banijay Rights, Entertainment One, Fremantle and ITV Studios, is to be held over the same week as BBC Studios’ flagship market. The London screenings event’s third iteration will run from Monday, 27 February to Friday, 3 March next year, following a 2022 version that attracted more than […]

News round-up: ‘Unknowns’ travels to Europe & Australia; Federation strikes Asia sales; Freevee launches Jamie Oliver FAST channel

‘Unknowns’ travels to Europe & Australia Polar+ in France, SBS in Australia, Filmin in Spain and Portugal and Be in French-speaking Belgium and Luxemburg have all acquired Israeli drama thriller Unknowns, following deals with distributor About Premium Content. Commissioned by Israeli public broadcaster KAN, and produced by Rabel Films, the 9 x 52-minutes Hebrew language drama […]

Sales round-up: AMC & Viaplay acquire ‘Pandore’; FilmRise strikes Rooster Teeth deal; Tencent opens ‘The Creature Cases’

AMC & Viaplay acquire ‘Pandore’ Broadcasters in Europe and North America have acquired Belgian political drama series Pandore, following deals with distributor About Premium Content (APC). AMC Networks International Southern Europe for Spain and Portugal, RTP2 in Portugal, NPO in the Netherlands, Yle in Finland, Stod 2 in Iceland, TV5 in Canada and Viaplay in […]

Disney’s Star & Russia’s Okko snag SVOD rights to ‘Keeping Faith’

Disney+ and Russian streamer Okko are among buyers of the BBC and S4C Welsh drama, Keeping Faith. The Mouse House has snagged SVOD rights for seasons 1-3 of Keeping Faith for its Star brand in the Netherlands and Belgium, while Okko has taken the same rights in Russia. The show, which was produced by Vox […]

Sales round-up: ‘Gloria’ goes global; Viasat World expands factual slate

‘Gloria’ goes global Mediaset in Italy, NBCUniversal International Networks for CALLE 13 in Spain and MHZ in the US and Canada, TVP in Poland, SBS in Australia and La Forta in Spain have all picked up the broadcast rights to drama series Gloria. These deals, along with a presale to French SVOD platform Salto, were […]

Sales round-up: Salto takes Russian ‘Sherlock’; ‘Unusual Suspects’ bought by Canada’s Bell; ‘Line Of Duty’ lands on US AVOD

Salto takes Russian Sherlock French streamer Salto has picked up rights to eight-part mystery thriller Sherlock: The Russian Chronicles, after striking a deal with distributor ZDF Enterprises. The 8 x 52-minute series, which will be available on Salto under the title Sherlock: Les Chroniques Russes in the autumn, was produced by Russian prodcos Start and […]

Show of the week: The Unusual Suspects

This four-part limited series follows the story of a group of wealthy Sydney suburbanites and their Filipino maids who realise they must join forces when they face a similar predicament. Providing a fresh view into the immigrant experience, The Unusual Suspects combines soap opera and heist caper to follow these women from vastly different walks […]

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