AXN inks major renewal for Prime’s celebrity series
PARIS/LOS ANGELES – Producer and distributor Prime Entertainment Group has announced a major renewal deal with AXN Spain for the entire series Stars! to be aired on channels AXN Spain, AXN White Spain, AXN Portugal, AXN White Portugal and AXN Black Portugal.
Stars! (91×4’) is a fast-paced and exciting celebrity segment that gives viewers an entertaining and highly illustrated biography of their favourite celebrities in just 4 minutes.
AXN, short for Action Extreme Network, is a pay television channel owned by Sony Pictures Television, which was first launched on May 22, 1997. The network is now spread across several parts of the world and delivers 24 hours a day of action and crime TV series, movies, animations, adventure-reality and lifestyle sports programs.
AXN White is a channel operated by Sony Pictures Television International Networks Europe. Its programming is focused on television series and movies. The channel was launched in Portugal on April 2008 and in Spain on May 2012 and replaced Sony Entertainment Television.
David Freydt, Managing Director of Prime Entertainment Group said: “We are glad to be working with AXN Spain again this year and to reinforce our presence in the Spanish and Portuguese territories. It is a great satisfaction for our teams to see that all the efforts that we put on the production of our cinema related series pays off. And it is a true satisfaction such major studio TV channels find among our catalogue the high-quality content that they need.”
Prime Entertainment Group is also working successfully with AXN Japan who recently went for another season of their series Hollywood News Feed (52×15’/year), with AXN Central Europe for the motor series Test Drive and AXN Germany who took a selection of portraits from the series Close Up (104×26’) amongst others.