Cannes– MIPTV saw international launches across all genres as factual, drama, kids and format programming used the spring event to propel themselves into the international market. Many major production and distribution companies announced plans to ramp up drama production either by taking stakes in existing outfits or by launching new drama entities. The inaugural MIPDrama Screenings gave international premieres to 12 drama series from around the world. Belgium’s Public Enemy won the MIP … [Read more...] about MIPTV roundup
According to the release of fully consolidated ratings for Deutschland 83, the German spy drama is the highest rated foreign-language drama in UK TV history. After launching with 1.49 million viewers, the launch episode has now been consolidated with 2.5 million views. As part of Walter Presents, the series is the first German-speaking drama to play on a mainstream U.S. cable network. Walter Presents will eventually host more than 600 hours of drama that will be available for box-set. … [Read more...] about Deutschland 83 breaks record
London – FremantleMedia International announced a prestigious Séries Mania award win for its inspired Cold War drama, Deutschland 83. The UFA Fiction produced series beat off stiff competition to win the Best World Drama award at the sixth edition of the annual Séries Mania festival. Jens Richter, CEO of FremantleMedia International said, "We’re all incredibly proud of Deutschland 83’s achievements so far and hope that there will be many more … [Read more...] about Deutschland 83 wins at Séries Mania
Berlinale – FremantleMedia International (FMI) and SundanceTV announced a partnership that will see the network broadcast the major new eight-part drama, Deutschland 83 on its U.S. channel. The UFA Fiction series will become the first ever German-language drama to be aired on a major U.S. network. Deutschland 83 Created by Anna Winger and Joerg Winger, Deutschland 83 is executive produced by UFA Fiction’s Joerg Winger and Nico Hofmann and directed by Edward Berger and Samira Radsi. … [Read more...] about “Deutschland 83” goes to the U.S.
Deutschland 83 London, UK – FremantleMedia International announced its acquisition of the global distribution rights to UFA Fiction’s major new eight-part drama, Deutschland 83. Created by Anna Winger and Joerg Winger, the German-language drama is produced by Joerg Winger and Nico Hofmann (UFA Fiction), and has been commissioned by RTL Television in Germany. Deutschland 83 is a suspenseful coming-of-age story set against the real culture wars and political events of Germany in the … [Read more...] about FremantleMedia acquires “Deutschland 83”