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Context Media Picks Up ‘Singerella’ From Armoza

Armoza Formats announced that Context Media acquired the local rights to Singerella for Thailand.

The factual entertainment format follows one woman with unfulfilled musical aspirations as she is mentored by (…)

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Bavaria Fiction, Sky, and Sonar Announce ‘Das Boot’ Season Two

Bavaria FictionSky Deutschland, and Sonar Entertainment agreed to continue Das Boot for a second season.

The critically acclaimed event series debuted in November (…)

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Mondo TV Sells ‘Heidi’ and ‘Sissi’ To MBC

Mondo TV closed a multi-show deal with Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) for three series.

MBC acquired Heidi, Bienvenida a CasaSissi the Young Empress, and Robot Trains (pictured). Both Heidi, Bienvenida a Casa and Sissi (…)

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NBCU International Formats Inks ‘Top Chef’ Deal With ProSiebenSat.1

NBCUniversal International Formats struck a deal with Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 for Top Chef.

Produced by RedSeven Entertainment, the local six-part version will air on Sat.1 in summer 2019. Eckart Witzigmann (…)

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eOne Signs First-Look Deal With Chain Camera

Entertainment One (eOne) signed a two-year, first-look deal with Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick of Chain Camera for scripted and unscripted television programming.

Ziering and Dick are a (…)

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LEGO Foundation Awards $100M To Sesame Workshop

The LEGO Foundation awarded the Sesame Workshop with a $100 million grant for an initiative to support children affected by the Rohingya and Syrian refugee crises.

In (…)

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ZDF Acquires Worldwide Rights To ‘Anthropocene’

ZDF Enterprises picked up the worldwide distribution rights to Anthropocene – Human Force of Nature.

Directed by Jens Monath, the three-part documentary addresses global issues and scientific and social (…)

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Looking Glass International Secures Asian Sales

Looking Glass International confirmed a slew of sales in Asia.

The Australia-based distribution company sold Beyond Boundaries: The Harvey Weinstein Scandal (pictured), Travelling Talkies, and 24th Street to NHK. Hong Kong-based PCCW acquired (…)

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Rakuten Viki Acquires Programming From Japanese Broadcasters

Rakuten Viki signed three major deals with Japanese broadcasters to acquire premium programming for its online video streaming platform.

As part of the recent agreements, the new programming (…)

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Gusto Inks Deal With South Korea’s UMAX

Gusto Worldwide Media sold Flour Power to UMAX in South Korea.

The flagship baking series features host Jessica McGovern, who instructs viewers on how to bake extravagant and simple treats. (…)

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