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Deal Monitor: week starting Nov 23

A round-up of all the key deals in international television this week (beginning November 23, 2015; most recent from top).

  • New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures and China’s Guangdong Huawen Century Animation Company are to coproduce Kiddets, a sister series to The WotWots
  • Europe-based NRK, SVT, YLE and VRT have prebought Irish live-action/animation hybrid Little Roy from JAM Media
  • Discovery’s Middle Eastern food channel Fatafeat has acquired 4K series One World Kitchen from Gusto Worldwide Media
  • Dutch channel SBS6 has become the latest to commission a version of Armoza FormatsI Can Do That!
  • Times Group India and Malaysia’s LiTV have bought factual entertainment programming from Bomanbridge Media
  • Blue Ant International has secured a distribution output deal with factual producer Cream Productions (Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan)
  • CBS’s US SVOD app, CBS All Access, has launched on Amazon Fire TV
  • FX Networks has handed critically-acclaimed drama Fargo a third season
  • Disney Channels Asia has taken 26 additional episodes of 9 Story Media Group’s toon comedy Numb Chucks
  • Nigerian network Cool TV has acquired Turkish drama Ezel from Indian distributor GoQuest Media Ventures
  • British satcaster Sky has acquired Discovery’s paranormal series Monsters and Mysteries from LA’s GRB Entertainment
  • Banijay Group prodcos Ambra Banijay and H2O Productions have optioned Armoza Formats’ studio challenge show Double or Nothing