September 28, 2020

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A Note from the Publisher

Ricardo Guise, the president and publisher of World Screen, on celebrating 35 years of the publishing group and the strength and resilience of the media industry.
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MISTCO to Take TRT’s The Innocents Global

***Image***MISTCO has secured the global distribution rights for The Innocents (Masumlar Apartmanı), which is the latest TRT series produced by OGM Pictures.

Adapted from the memories of psychiatrist Gülseren Budayıcıoğlu, the story is based on real-life experiences. The Innocents follows the lives of Han’s (Birkan Sokullu) family and the love story between him and İnci (Farah Zeynep Abdullah), who has complicated relationships with family and friends.
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NBCU Invests $103 Million in Australia-Shot Dramas

***Image***Universal Studio Group has committed to shooting three TV productions in Australia over the next 18 months: Young Rock from Universal Television, Joe Exotic from UCP and Irreverent from NBCUniversal International Studios’ Matchbox Pictures.

Young Rock is being produced for NBC, while Joe Exotic will span three of NBCUniversal’s distribution platforms: Peacock, NBC and USA. Irreverent is being developed and produced for the global market. NBCUniversal Global Distribution will be handling international sales for all three titles.
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ZDF Enterprises Takes Distribution Rights to Voltaire in Love

***Image***Voltaire in Love, a new four-part drama, will be distributed globally by ZDF Enterprises, excluding French-speaking territories in Europe.

Currently in postproduction, Voltaire in Love explores the early life and evolution of one of the world’s greatest philosophers. Commissioned by France Télévisions, it will also be seen on the new French streaming platform SALTO.
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More Traces & We Hunt Together for Alibi

UKTV has commissioned second seasons of Traces and We Hunt Together for the specialist crime drama channel Alibi.

Produced by RED Production Company for UKTV and BBC Studios Distribution, Traces, written by Amelia Bullmore, was based on an original idea by crime writer Val McDermid. Set in Scotland and exploring the world of SIFA, the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science, Traces follows Emma Hedges, Professor Sarah Gordon and Professsor Kathy Torrance, who together use the rigors of forensic science to solve crimes.
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RTVE Presenting Fresh Drama Content at MIPCOM Online+

The RTVE catalog of dramas for the upcoming MIPCOM Online+ features HIT, set in a secondary school where things are getting out of hand.

A very special teacher—a mixture of a psychologist, schoolmaster and soldier—will have to deal with problems caused by troublesome students.
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Spotlight: Electric Entertainment

A reboot of the original Leverage series, Electric Entertainment’s Leverage 2.0 stars Noah Wyle as well as most of the original cast, who team up to take down the rich and powerful.

The fantasy-adventure series The Outpost is shooting its fourth season in Serbia. “The fantasy sci-fi genre is an audience favorite, and the show will be again broadcast in the U.S. on The CW and around the globe on NBCUniversal channels, including in the U.K., Germany, Spain, France and Latin America,” says Sonia Mehandjiyska, head of international distribution at Electric.
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Now Screening: TV Drama In-Demand

The TV Drama In-Demand event room on features video clips from highlighted drama series.

New From WorldScreenings


Lionsgate Entertainment – Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

***Video***(Drama, 25x60 min.) In this joyous and celebratory drama, Zoey Clarke is a whip-smart computer coder forging her way in San Francisco. After an unusual event, she starts to hear the innermost wants and desires of the people around her through songs. At first, she questions her own sanity but soon realizes this unwanted curse may just be an incredibly wonderful gift.
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AMC Studios – Soulmates

***Video***(Episodic anthology, S1: 6x60 min., S2: 6x60 min.) Set 15 years into the future, when science has made a discovery that changes the lives of everyone on the planet—a test that unequivocally tells you who your soulmate is.
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Kanal D International – New Life

***Video***(Drama) A chain of events happens when two very different families cross paths, beginning with a business opportunity.
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NTV Broadcasting Company – Noble Detective

***Video***(Historical crime drama, 20x48 min.) The story of a Russian Sherlock Holmes who starts his career as a police clerk but quickly advances to solving mysterious and complex cases.
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NHK Enterprises – Yell

***Video***(Drama, 120x15 min.) The story of a husband and wife whose timeless yet timely music gave courage to the ordinary people before, during, and after a world war.
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