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RTL buys Canal+ series The Bureau

The BureauRTL has picked up French drama series The Bureau for its RTL Crime channel in Germany.

The series hails from The Oligarchs Productions and Pascal Breton’s Federation Entertainment.

It was originally commissioned by Canal+ and was the best performing new drama on the French premium pay net since Les Revenants in 2012.

Announcing the German deal, Federation, which sells the series, said production was starting on season two of the espionage series, and season three was already being prepped.

“As the first company to deliver a season every 12 months in France, we are excited to begin production on season two as we start the development of season three,” said Alex Berger, executive producer, The Oligarchs Productions.