Newen has extended its format exchange group, adding Benelux’s TéVé Media Group and Germany’s Beta Film.
Launched in June of 2011, Newen Network now includes four partners and has a library of 2,400 hours. The partners have a first-look at a catalogue of 33 new projects and productions, which are initiated locally by each partner. They will also be able to co-develop formats and coproduce entertainment shows or international fictions.
Hans Dekker’s TeVé Media Group is bringing hit formats like Celebrity Love Match and Psychic Challenge while Bavaria Film’s entertainment division is contributing titles including Nature’s best Inventions, and How does Germany Eat?
Globomedia is part of the Network and has already sold French format Connaissez-vous bien la France? to Spanish broadcaster TVE, which will air a local version next May.
In the coming 12 months, Newen Network wants to adding two new partners in key territories, the UK and Scandinavia