Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has announced a number of deals in Asia with key partners for its animated series. Deals finalised by CAKE's Sales Manager Julien Farçat include partnering with SVOD platform Hunan Mango TV in China on the second series of Pablo, Paper Owl’s BAFTA-nominated series about autism, and Mush-Mush and the Mushables produced by La Cabane and Thuristar in coproduction with Cake. In Indonesia, 31 compilation episodes of Angry Birds and non-dialogue series … [Read more...] about CAKE announces sale in Asia
Sydney, Australia – Fans of intense drama in Australia and New Zealand will be able to enjoy Turner’s latest TNT Original, Good Behavior, courtesy of video content platform, Stan Australia, and Sky New Zealand’s SoHo channel. Starring Downton Abbey’s Michelle Dockery, the upcoming series casts her as the chaotic, petty criminal Letty Raines – one of the toughest, most challenging characters currently on screen. Good Behavior debuts on both providers with a two-hour premiere and content … [Read more...] about TNT Original presents Good Behavior
Keshet International (KI) has sold its hidden camera prank game show Deal With It! to DTT channel TEN in Spain. Following the successful run of the finished U.S. show, TEN has opted to produce a local version which will air later this fall. KI holds global distribution rights to the format as well as the finished two season U.S. series produced by Howie Mandel’s Alevy Productions, Banca Studio and Keshet Broadcasting in association with Lionsgate Television for TBS. … [Read more...] about Spain’s channel TEN acquires Deal With It!
Lausanne, Switzerland – The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced that Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) and TV Asahi have been awarded broadcast rights in Japan for the new WBSC Premier12™ world baseball flagship event that is set to debut in Japan and Taiwan from 8 - 21 November. The agreement with TBS and TV Asahi – two of the most wide-reaching broadcasting networks in Japan – covers free-to-air television delivery of the WBSC Premier12 global baseball … [Read more...] about 2015 WBSC Premier12™ broadcast rights awarded
American Ninja Warrior (ANW), the U.S. spin-off of the TBS sports entertainment programme Sasuke, is back! All new Season 7 to start airing this summer on 25 May. Last summer, Season 6 of ANW was a notable success, winning its time slot during 11 of 14 weeks in the coveted 18-49 age demographic. Versus the prior summer, ANW grew by 18% in 18-49 and by 7% in total viewers. As it did last season, ANW will air as a two-hour programme in prime time on two national television networks − the … [Read more...] about ANW7 to air this summer on two U.S. networks
Cannes, France – On the first day of MIPTV in Cannes, France, TBS and Dentsu announced they have entered into a format rights agreement for the sports entertainment programme SASUKE. Under this agreement, Dentsu acquired the rights to sell the format throughout Europe (excluding four Northern European countries) for two years. By marketing SASUKE in Europe, Dentsu will help TBS build on the high popularity and momentum the format currently enjoys around the world. Since … [Read more...] about TBS and Dentsu announces agreement