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The Walt Disney Company’s streamer Disney+ has confirmed it will launch in a further 42 countries this summer, including South Africa, Turkey, Poland and Saudi Arabia.
Nicola Shindler’s Quay Street Productions, the UK drama outfit backed by ITV Studios, has made five new appointments.
UK indie Candour Productions has promoted from within to fill the role of MD and hired a former National Geographic commissioner to helm development.
Sony Pictures Television has appointed Jennifer Turner as executive VP of TriStar Television, succeeding Kathryn Busby who left the company late last year to lead US cablenet Starz.
Today we hear from Arte's Olivier Wolting, NRK's Ivar Køhn, YLE's Jarmo Lampela, ZDF's Simone Emmelius and SVT's Anna Croneman about the kind of shows they are looking for in 2022 and beyond.
French producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios has taken a majority stake in Bristol-based animation studio A Productions.
UK-based VFX and animation giant DNEG is set to go public via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Sports Ventures Acquisition Corp.
Spanish executive Pepe Huertas is launching a production label alongside creators and showrunners Pilar Nadal and Felipe Mellizo.
UK commercially funded public broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired a factual entertainment series produced by Woodcut Media about the British royal family's odd customs.
Amazon Prime Video and Chinese streaming service Tencent are among the international broadcasters to have picked up multiple seasons of BBC Studios’ crime drama series Sherlock.
BBC Studios is bringing a multi-genre content slate to buyers in the US, including unscripted shows Louis Theroux: Forbidden America and comedy series Alma’s Not Normal.
US production companies The WorkShop Content Studios and One Bowl Productions have agreed a coproduction pact to create programming for linear and streaming platforms.
Paris-based producer and distributor Oble TV has acquired the rights to adapt French-Canadian crime series The Sketch Artist in France.
Pay broadcaster Sky is embarking on its first coproduction with Netflix in the shape of a blue-chip nature series as it continues to add originals to Sky Nature, Sky Documentaries and Sky Crime.
Missouri-based Lion Forge Animation is partnering with Detroit’s Folktellers Studios to develop and produce an animated series based on Josef Bastian’s award-winning book series Excerpts from an Unknown Guidebook.
US studio Propagate Content is launching a Spanish-language content division focused on scripted and unscripted programming.
Olivier Bibas is ending his time as an independent producer at Lagardère-owned French production group Atlantique Productions to return to French pay TV operator Canal+, the company where he began his career in 1995.
Investigation Discovery is the most producer-friendly US network, according to the latest producer survey from NPACT, but MTV, Science Channel and Freeform were among those scoring poorly.
Dori Media Group has acquired all the assets of fellow Israeli production company Sumayoko in a deal that will see the two develop and produce content for platforms at home and abroad.
Chinese SVoD service iQiyi and Canada's WildBrain have greenlit an animation series from Keith Chapman, creator of Paw Patrol and Bob the Builder.
Disney-owned Hulu has greenlit an adaptation of Alexis Schaitkin's debut novel Saint X from ABC Signature.

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