BBC Worldwide has announced that BBC Brit and BBC Earth, two of three new global genre brands announced last year, will make their international channel debut in Poland on 1 February 2015. They will be accessible to Polish audiences through DTH, cable and IPTV providers in the market. The new global brands are a key part of BBC Worldwide’s strategic plan to inspire global audiences and cement the BBC’s international reputation for excellence in factual entertainment with BBC Brit and … [Read more...] about BBC Brit and BBC Earth to make global channel debut in Poland
The Polish channel TVN, controlled by the TVN S.A. Group acquired two popular miniseries from Globo: Xingu and Bald Mountain. Available on satellite, cable, digital and analogue television, the channel should soon broadcast both titles, which tell very revealing stories about Brazil. Xingu and Bald Mountain are part of the catalogue featured by the Brazilian network on the MIPCOM 2014. Bald Mountain Featuring four chapters in HD, Xingu is the true saga of the Villas Bôas brothers, … [Read more...] about Globo licenses miniseries for Poland
Endemol announced on February 24 that it has closed a lineup of new deals for its international game show formats in Central and Eastern Europe. Broadcasters in Poland, Macedonia and Serbia have snapped up first series of U.K. originated hit Pointless from Endemol. Endemol Poland has been commissioned by TVP2 to produce 26 episodes of the quiz, which puts obscure knowledge to the test. The series will launch in access prime time on the channel at the end of the month. In Serbia PRVA … [Read more...] about Endemol’s formats continue roll out in Central and Eastern Europe
Toronto, Canada – 9 Story Entertainment has announced the sale of its children’s animated comedy Camp Lakebottom (26x22’) to Disney XD U.S., as well as, multiple international Disney channels in the UK; Ireland; Benelux; Italy; Spain (through LUK); CEE including Poland; Asia including Japan, Korea and India; Middle East; Turkey; South and Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. Camp Lakebottom, produced by 9 Story Entertainment for TELETOON Canada, has also been licensed to ABC … [Read more...] about 9 Story Entertainment’s “Camp Lakebottom” sold to Disney XD U.S.
BBC World News and BBC.com have released the results to their global study on consumption of news in the digital age. Conducted by InSites Consulting, the study surveyed more than 3,600 owners of digital services in Australia, Singapore, India, UAE, South Africa, Poland, Germany, France and the U.S. Survey participants were top income owners and owners of at least three different devices, so as to determine the growing impact of TV, smartphones, tablets and laptops on people’s news … [Read more...] about BBC World News and BBC.com release results of global study on news consumption habits
Tel Aviv –The factual entertainment format, Couch Diaries, will see its world premiere in Israel next week on March 18 for an initial season of 40 episodes set to be broadcast daily by HOT TV with production by Artza. Based on the trend of “couch surfing”, the format sees a handful of participants, all at important crossroads in their lives, and takes them out of their comfort zones and onto the sofas of strangers. It allows them access to parallel lives and will lead them … [Read more...] about Armoza to premiere new entertainment format “Couch Diaries”