October 14, 2019

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ALL3MEDIA

Sophie Cookson & Ben Miles on KI’s The Trial of Christine Keeler

***Image***Sophie Cookson and Ben Miles were in Cannes yesterday to promote The Trial of Christine Keeler, a six-part series on offer from Keshet International about the infamous “Profumo affair.”

In 1961, British politician John Profumo had an affair with 19-year-old Christine Keeler. The infamous sex scandal helped topple PM Harold Macmillan’s Conservative government. Screenwriter Amanda Coe dug into archives and memoirs to pen The Trial of Christine Keeler, which is set to air on BBC One and is being rolled out internationally by Keshet International. The six-part series is produced by Ecosse Films and Great Meadow.
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GLOBAL AGENCY

Nippon TV’s Abandoned Being Adapted in Turkey

***Image***Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV) has signed its fifth deal with Turkish producer MF Yapim, this one regarding format rights to its one-hour drama series Abandoned.

The company will be remaking the series in Turkey. This deal follows the four prior announcements between the companies, including the Turkish remakes of Nippon TV’s scripted formats Mother (Anne in Turkey), which airs in almost 40 countries around the world, and Woman – My Life for My Children – (Kadin in Turkey).
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SPI International

NENT Group Renews Honour

***Image***Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) has commissioned a second season of its hit original series Honour.

The drama explores contemporary themes such as injustice and inequality and set a Viaplay record for the most-watched original premiere ever on its opening weekend in fall 2019. Honour season two will premiere exclusively on Viaplay across the Nordic region in 2021.
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New Deals for Project Blue Book Season Two

A+E Networks has lined up a new slate of broadcasters for season two of Project Blue Book, executive produced by Robert Zemeckis.

Additional broadcasters include Viasat World (15-plus CEE markets) and RTL (Germany), both of which also picked up season one of the hit UFO drama series. The new broadcasters join those previously announced for the ten-episode second season of Project Blue Book, bringing the total number of countries airing the series to 165.
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Inter Medya Places Pair of Dramas in Spain

Inter Medya has licensed the Turkish drama series Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters and Hayat into Spain.

Produced by Avsar Film, Mrs. Fazilet and Her Daughters tells the story of a single mother and her two children who live a modest life with a dream of becoming wealthy. Mrs. Fazilet will do anything in her power to achieve her greedy and ambitious aspirations.
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Madd Entertainment Sends Kuzgun to Albania

Madd Entertainment has licensed the Ay Yapim series Kuzgun to TVKLAN in Albania, marking the third deal between the two companies.

In the series, Kuzgun’s father was an honest cop who was sold out by his partner in order to free a drug lord. Twenty years later, Kuzgun endeavors to take revenge on them both—but complicating matters is Dila, the love of his life.
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Thai Drama Love Destiny Sells into Indonesia

JKN Global Media has signed a deal with Rajawali TV, a leading free-to-air channel in Indonesia, that includes the award-winning Thai drama Love Destiny.

Love Destiny is a lighthearted romantic comedy about karmic retribution and fate. The series will be dubbed in Bahasa Indonesia for Rajawali TV.
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Electric Entertainment’s The Outpost Renewed for Third Season

Electric Entertainment’s fantasy-adventure series The Outpost has been renewed for a third run on The CW.

The series stars Jessica Green (Ash vs. Evil Dead), Jake Stormoen (Extinct), Imogen Waterhouse (Nocturnal Animals) and Anand Desai-Barochia (Emmerdale). The first season of the series follows Talon (Green) as she avenges the destruction of her village.
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Timeless Drama Channel Continues Rollout Momentum

SPI International has launched its Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) in 12 countries so far with 14 operators, reaching 2.5 million homes in six months.

TDC delivers over 600 hours of programming, including critically-acclaimed Turkish dramas and movies. TDC has landed among the top 25 most-watched channels on platforms where it’s available. The channel plans to double its reach across the globe in 2020.
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Soccer Drama The Window Assembles Creative Team

ZDF Enterprises and Japan's Fuji TV have unveiled the key creative team and the start of shooting for their suspenseful drama series The Window.

The Window has been developed and produced by Boogie Entertainment and is co-produced by Japan's Fuji TV, ZDF Enterprises and Velvet Films in Belgium. ZDF Enterprises and Fuji TV will also internationally distribute the series.
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New From WorldScreenings


Global Agency – Evermore

***Video***(Drama, S1: 51x60 min., S2: 129x60 min., S3: 121x60 min.) The passionate love between a wealthy businessman and a poor singer struggles to survive in a battle against deep-rooted family traditions that prize power over romance.
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NBCUniversal International Distribution – Bluff City Law

***Video***(Drama, 10x60 min.) Brilliant lawyer Sydney Strait (Caitlin McGee) fights to change the world alongside her father Elijah (Jimmy Smits) at his celebrated Memphis law firm.
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MISTCO – My Champion

***Video***(Drama/romance, 100x45 min.) After his wife passed away, Kafkas, a boxer, decided to give up everything. When he learns that his son has the same disease that claimed his wife, it is time for him to come back for the last round.
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