Eleven Sports acquires Liga Endesa
Singapore– Eleven Sports Network has acquired rights with the Asociacion de Clubes de Balconesto (ACB) to broadcast the 2015-16 Liga Endesa basketball season in Singapore. The network will have the rights to broadcast two games per round from the Liga Endesa, as well as action from the ACB’s other official competitions, the Supercopa Endesa and Copa del Rey.
Riot Creative acquires Couch Diaries
Riot Creative, part of Leftfield Entertainment (Pawn Stars), has acquired Armoza Formats’ Couch Diaries for development for the U.S. market. The deal, brokered by Ed Simpson, Senior Vice President, Business Development & International, Leftfield Entertainment, marks the first collaboration between the two companies. Developed by Artza Productions, Couch Diaries premiered in Israel in 2013, with an increase in the channel’s rating by 30% in the second season.
Alhurra and Prime deals for 208 episodes
Alhurra signed a major deal with Prime Entertainment Group, for 208 episodes of its celebrities and entertainment series, including Hollywood News Feed and Zoom In. The ongoing production will be delivered over the next two years until end 2017.
AMC secures international rights
New York, NY– AMC Global announced that it has secured the international broadcast rights for the television adaptation of John le Carré’s novel The Night Manager. Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston will star in the six-part drama which is currently in production. Susanne Bier will direct the series which is a co-production between AMC, BBC One and The Ink Factory.