News


Euro nets buys ORF docs, crime series

Fast ForwardPubcaster France 5 is among buyers of documentary and crime programming from Austria’s ORF.

The France Télévisions channel has bought several docs, including Nock – Mountains at Heaven’s Door. Switzerland’s RTS also acquired doc programming from ORF Enterprises, the commercial arm of pubcaster ORF.

Meanwhile, Romania’s RCS-RDS bought a 200-hour package, while SRF – which is developing ORF’s political format Where to, Mr President – in Switzerland bought 10 hours of docs including Forest of Fantasies and pre-bought Pilgrimage of Faith and Money.

Croatia’s HRT has acquired Conchita – Unstoppable and 150 Years of Splendor – Vienna’s Ringstrasse, and Globosat in Brazil has taken docs including The Stone Age Puzzle and Gustav Klimt.

Meanwhile, RTV in Slovenia has acquired crime drama Fast Forward (pictured), plus crime telemovies Code Name Kidon, Deep End and Border Line.

ORF Enterprises secured the deals at this week’s German Screenings, which took place earlier this week in Hamburg.