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MIP TV Deal Roundup

ProSiebenSat.1 (Germany) acquires Talpa Media’s talent format The Voice.

Nordic broadcaster TNT7 acquires package of series form HBO including Big Love and In Treatment.

Sundance Channel acquires Entertainment One-distributed zombie series The Walking Dead in France.

Ovation (US) to launch Kudos-produced, Shine International-distributed movie We’ll Take Manhattan, starring Doctor Who’s Karen Gillan as Jean Shrimpton.

BBC Worldwide to launch Darrall Macqueen preschool series Baby Jake for its international CBeebies channels.

Eagle Rock Entertainment to produce and distribute Peter Gabriel’s New Blood 3D.

FremantlMedia Croatia to produce daily drama The Clan. The distributor has also expanded its creative deal with Japan’s Fuji TV for format Troubleshooter.

Seven (Australia) acquires rights to air tennis tournament Wimbledon.

Zodiak Kids strikes deals for Little Princess to broadcasters including Discovery Latin America and ABC (Australia).

First Hand Films expands into production with the launch of Kiss The Frog Films and its first project Women 40’s.

iConcerts HD to launch in Korea after striking deal with IPTV operator KT.

Foxtel (Australia) acquires ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s Louis Spence’s Showbusiness.

ABC (Australia) acquires 50hrs of kids and comedy programming from Content Television including Even Stevens and The Assistants.

CiTV (UK) and ZDF (Germany) commission Moonscoop’s live action series My Phone Genie in association with Lux Animation, Talent Television, Telegael and ZDF Enterprises.

Fine Living Network launches five new series; Bazaar, State of Style, Design School, Color Splash and Adventure Golf.

Disney Junior (US) picks up SLR Productions’ preschool animated series Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare.

Sundance Channel to launch in Spain via Telefonica’s Movistar Imagenio.

Food Network to launch Off The Fence’s documentary series A Culinary Coup: The Launch of Ku De Ta.

MTV Networks International’s acquires the rights to animated kids series Kikoriki from Russia’s Riki Group.

Fremantle Corp to distribute MTV’s hip hop motoring series Funk Flex Full Throttle.

Somos Distribution has picked up Latin American rights to Splash News TV.

Rive Gauche has sold My Strange Addiction to TV2 (Norway) and TV4 (Sweden).

Cineflix International has sold The Cupcake Girls to MGM Latin America, Intra (Russia), MTV Finland, Discovery (Norway) and Zonemedia (Poland/Hungary).

Target Entertainment to distribute Channel 4 cooking format The Secret Supper Club.