May 7, 2021

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Paramount+ Unveils Launch Details for Australia, New Zealand

Paramount+ is set to launch in Australia on August 11, bringing with it exclusive local content such as Five Bedrooms season two, Spreadsheet, Last King of the Cross and 6 Festivals.


TV Latina Releases Final Agenda for Production Festival

TVLATINA The full schedule for the TV Latina Production Festival, running from May 11 to 14, is now available, with VIS Americas’ Federico Cuervo, Telemundo Global Studios’ Sebastián Ortega and Buendía Estudios’ Sonia Martínez and María Valenzuela among the speakers, as well as TV Latina Premieres for ZDF Enterprises and All3Media International. Register for free here.


Le Rendez-Vous Bi@rritz to Go Virtual

TVEUROPE The 27th edition of Le Rendez-Vous Bi@rritz will take place as a digital event once again this year, held from September 6 to 8.


All3Media’s Innocent with Katherine Kelly Set for TV Latina Premiere

TVDRAMA Get an exclusive look at the first episode of Innocent with Katherine Kelly, presented by All3Media International, during its TV Latina Premiere, taking place May 12.

Sunny Side

Donkey Hodie Delivers Messages of Perseverance & Resilience

TVKIDS Fred Rogers Productions' Ellen Doherty and Spiffy Pictures’ Adam Rudman talk to World Screen Newsflash about the Fred Rogers-inspired series Donkey Hodie, which bowed on PBS KIDS in the U.S. this week.

HBO Max Greenlights Spanish-Language Original

TVDRAMA HBO Max has ordered the Spanish-language original series García!, based on the graphic novel of the same name by Santiago García and Luis Bustos.

Kids festival

BBC Studios International Production Inks First-Look Deal with Alex Gale

TVREAL BBC Studios International Production has signed a first-look development deal with the award-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gale.

Billy Crudup-Led Dramedy Coming to Apple TV+

TVDRAMA Apple TV+ has ordered Hello Tomorrow!, a new half-hour dramedy that will star Emmy and Critics Choice Award winner Billy Crudup, who will also serve as an executive producer.

TV Drama Screenings Festival

Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide Competition Series for NBC

TVUSA NBC has added to its summer lineup the competition game show Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide, inspired by the classic backyard slide.

New Police Drama from Banijay Studios Italy

TVDRAMA Banijay Studios Italy is working on a new four-part drama, FOSCA—A Tuscan Policewoman (Fosca Innocenti), for Canale 5.

Turkish TV Festival

CAKE & Bureau of Magic Team for 2D Comedy

TVKIDS CAKE and Bureau of Magic are collaborating on the 2D animated comedy series Dog Bird & Me.

NENT Group & Matchroom Sport Secure Five-Year Pact

TVEUROPE Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group) and Matchroom Sport have renewed their media rights partnership in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland while extending it to Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland for the first time.

World Screen Premieres

9 Story Reveals Let’s Go Luna! Season Two

TVKIDS A second season of 9 Story Media Group's hit animated series Let’s Go Luna! has been greenlit.

Tubi, Drafthouse Films & Giant Pictures Ink Content Deal

TVUSA Tubi, a division of FOX Entertainment, Drafthouse Films and the digital distribution label Giant Pictures have signed a content deal for nearly 40 Drafthouse Films titles.

CBBC & TVNZ Order More Mystic

TVKIDS Libertine Pictures and Slim Film + Television’s family action-adventure series Mystic has been recommissioned for two more seasons by CBBC in the U.K. and New Zealand’s TVNZ.

Great Scott Media Unveils Pair of Senior Hires

TVEUROPE Great Scott Media, an All3Media company, has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of two new hires.

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Inter Medya – Respect

***Video***(Drama, 8x60 min.) Ercüment Çözer is a sociopath obsessed with the idea of respect.
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ViacomCBS/VIS – The Story of the Songs

***Video***(Factual, 10x60 min.) Each episode focuses on a different music legend, exploring the stories behind some of the most iconic songs of the last century. Each episode of the series will reveal how three of each artists’ most emblematic songs came to life and how they inspired entire generations.
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MISTCO – The Shadow Team

***Video***(Drama, 100x45 min.) Tells the story of the fight, devotion and sacrifice of seven patriots who accept a challenging duty that requires them to leave their own lives behind and become ghosts among the crowd for their country, going underground for this purpose.
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PBS International – Does Sex Really Matter?

***Video***(Science, 1x49 min.) Go on a journey of discovery to solve the mystery of why women are so much more robust than men.
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Nicely Entertainment – His Killer Fan

***Video***(Thriller, 1x90 min.) Up and coming musician Ariana Kent's obsession with rock superstar Josh Halliday turns deadly when Josh falls in love with her best friend Kaylee and crashes all of Ariana’s dreams of a romance with him.
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Global Screen (A Brand of TELEPOOL) – Sune—Mission Midsummer

***Video***(Family ent., 1x88 min.) Trying to win Sophie back, Sune makes the mistake of listening to his little brother, who supposedly watched thousands of romantic comedies.
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ABS-CBN Corporation – Bagman

***Video***(Action, S1: 12x35 min., S2: 8x35 min.) A simple barber must navigate the political maze he’s trapped in when he starts working as a governor’s bagman, handling all sorts of illegal transactions.
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Cisneros Media – AnimalFanPedia

***Video***(Edutainment, 52x11 min.) A dynamic, fun and educational wildlife program, bringing families to every kind of animal imaginable in an incredible adventure to discover the animal kingdom.
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CDC United Network – The Marksman

***Video***(Action/thriller) A rancher on the Arizona border becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing the cartel assassins who have pursued him into the U.S.
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Snap Media – Magic Kids—Three Unlikely Heroes

***Video***(Family, 1x90 min.) Three magical losers—a vampire who cannot take the sight of blood, a fairy with a fear of flying and a werewolf allergic to animal hair—square up against an infernal opponent.
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The New Normal?
Distributors are finding ways to fulfill the endless need for programming resulting from new streaming platforms, viewers stuck at home during lockdowns and delayed productions.

TV Drama Weekly

TV Drama Screenings Festival Recap
The inaugural TV Drama Screenings Festival features some of the hottest new and returning scripted properties available on the market today.

TV Formats Weekly

LEGO Masters & the Power of a Global Brand
Simon Cox, senior VP of acquisitions at Banijay Rights; Karen Smith, the CEO of Tuesday’s Child; and Lucas Green, global head of content operations for creative networks at Banijay, discuss the LEGO Masters format.

TV Real Weekly

Love Nature’s Fresh Factual Focus
Carlyn Staudt, head of Love Nature, on the strategy for growing the reach of the multiplatform wildlife and nature brand.

TV Kids Weekly

Richard Goldsmith Talks Atomic Cartoons’ Strategy
The president of global distribution and consumer products at Thunderbird Entertainment Group and Atomic Cartoons talks about the surging demand for animation and the competitive battle for quality IP.

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