MIPCOM news round up, day 2

The top deals, shows and announcements from yesterday (day two) on the Croisette. AMC Networks International Iberia and Vice Media have partnered to bring Viceland to Spain and Portugal BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand streaming service from BBC Worldwide and ITV, has made a third party deal to bring content from FremantleMedia International to the service starting this […]

Walter Presents picks up Brazilian titles

Walter Presents, Channel 4’s VOD service dedicated to foreign drama for UK and US, has picked up Globo’s series Merciless and The Hunter. The titles are available on the platform in Portugese with English subtitles. Merciless revolves around a psychopath named Edu who uses all of his charm to hide his real and dark personality. […]

Reed Midem claims 70% surge in MIP Cancun numbers

The MIP Cancun market attracted 560 TV execs from 387 companies, organiser Reed Midem said, following the end of the event on November 17. The attendance numbers were up 70% according to Reed, which also noted delegates from 46 countries were at the Mexican market. Reed organises meetings between buyers and sellers at the event, […]

Globo Dreams of MIPCOM

Romantic comedy Total Dreamer, a modern fairy tale about a humble girl who becomes a successful model, is the biggest bet by Brazil’s Globo at Cannes. After six months on air in Brazil, Total Dreamer had garnered the largest audience in the 7pm TV time slot in four years. Its last episode, broadcast by Globo […]

Televisa to present The Three Sides of Anna

Tres Veces Ana (The Three Sides of Ana) marks the return of fan-favourite power couple Angelique Boyer and Sebastián Rulli, and is one of the highlights of TV giant Televisa’s line-up at MIPCOM. A new version of 1995 hit Lazos de Amor, which had a cast led by actress-singer Lucero, Tres Veces Ana reunites Boyer […]

Talpa grows Wishing Tree with Lat Am deal

Talpa has sold its Wishing Tree format into Latin America for the first time, sealing a deal with Brazilian media giant Globo. Netherlands-based Talpa is owned by ITV, which has greenlit a UK version of the show along with orders for several other Talpa formats. The format sees children hang wishes in a ‘wishing tree’, […]

Warner Bros. secures volume deal with Globo

Warner Bros. has signed a multi-year free TV deal with Brazilian broadcaster Globo. This will see Warner Bros. International Television Distribution providing the network will feature films such as Mad Max: Fury Road and Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, and TV series including Gotham, The Flash and Supergirl. The deal is a boon for Warner […]

Globo offers 4K drama on-demand

Brazilian Globo claims it has become the first mainstream free TV broadcaster to programming in the 4K format. The network has made its first 4K-produced drama, Dangerous Liaisons, available through its on-demand player. SVOD platforms Netflix and Amazon Prime Video already offer their original shows in UHD formats, but broadcasters have been slower to come […]

Another network joins int’l Globo drama

Uruguayan network Teledoce has become the latest coproducer of Globo’s first international drama, Supermax. Last week, Mediaset España and Mexico’s TV Azteca became partners on the show, which Brazil’s Globo first revealed in January at NATPE in Miami. Teledoce has now joined as a further strategic partner. “We are delighted to have Teledoce on board […]

France Télévisions buys Brazilian drama

France Ô has acquired Brazilian ‘super-production’ Trail of Lies from Globo. The France Télévisions-owned channel has previously licensed Globo telenovelas Brazil Avenue and The Clone, and will play Trail of Lies locally as L’ombre du Mensonge from May. Trail of Lies comes from Walcyr Carrasco (Gabriela). It performed well in Brazil, according to Ibope ratings […]

1 2 3 5