All3Media closes pre-NATPE Budapest deals

All3Media International has closed a raft of deals across Central and Eastern Europe ahead of NATPE Budapest.

The distributor has closed deals for dramas including Wild At Heart, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Midsomer Murders and Accused as well as reality series Great British Hairdresser and documentaries The Lion Man and My Child Is Not Perfect.

Canal Plus Poland has picked up Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, LNK in Lithuania has acquired the latest season of Midsomer Murders and Great British Hairdresser and Discovery has bought My Child’s Not Perfect for its Polish and Russian feeds.

Separately, HRT has extended its deal for four seasons of Wild At Heart and Czech Republic’s FTV Prima has bought four more series of Midsomer Murders and two seasons of ob-doc series The Lion Man.

Stephen Driscoll, VP, international sales, Eastern Europe, All3Media International, said: “Our long-running drama series have achieved a real presence in the region on the leading terrestrial channels, which is very satisfying.  The market for documentaries is more difficult with the terrestrials however the cable market is buoyant and appreciates the diversity of our factual catalogue.”