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LA- and Sydney-based Eureka Productions, backed by Fremantle, is promoting Wes Dening to head of global formats.
UK-based factual prodco and creative agency Wonderhood Studios has hired former Naked executive Lianne Hickey as head of production and promoted Katharine Patrick and Tom Garton.
Suzanne Kelly, head of children’s and young people’s content at Irish pubcaster RTÉ, will be looking for animated content targeting teenagers when she attends Annecy and the Children’s Media Conference this summer.
Global SVoD subscriptions are set to soar by 485 million to reach 1.69 billion between 2021 and 2027, according to UK firm Digital TV Research.
Japanese broadcaster TBS has teamed up with local manga production outfit Shine Partners and South Korean digital comics platform Naver Webtoon to launch a new production company.
CBBC, the children's channel from UK pubcaster the BBC, has picked up Japanese anime house Studio Ghibli’s series Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter.
Today we hear from Raw TV founder Dimitri Doganis about the Three Identical Strangers, Don't F**k with Cats and The Tinder Swindler maker's approach to creating stranger-than-fiction documentaries.
European pay TV operator Sky has commissioned six new documentaries, including a series about the 1990 World Cup in Italy featuring interviews with players including Paul Gascoigne and Roger Milla.
Globo in Brazil and Paramount+ in the UK are among the international buyers to have picked up television movies from London-based distributor Cineflix Rights.
Johannes Larcher, head of HBO Max International, and Luis Duran, general manager for the streamer in Latin America, are among the latest top execs to be culled following the merger between Discovery and WarnerMedia.
Mick McAvoy, head of factual at Scottish indie Two Rivers Media, is leaving the company after more than three years.
Paramount UK has appointed Firecracker Films exec Federico Ruiz as commissioning editor for factual and unscripted programming.
ZDF Studios-owned factual-specialist producer and distributor Off the Fence has bolstered its senior management with three new hires in the sales and coproduction teams.
Fremantle’s scripted division in LA has inked a development deal with producer Sarah Condon’s US prodco Fair Harbor Productions and is working on a pair of projects, including a remake of acclaimed UK series No Offence.
US network The CW has axed a raft of shows including Dynasty, Charmed and Legacies and commissioned three new titles in a significant shakeup to its 2022/23 broadcast schedule.
CBS is taking a trio of new dramas to series, while cancelling four other shows including Magnum PI and B Positive.
US broadcaster NBC has cancelled heist drama The Endgame after one season, as well as comedy Kenan, fronted by Saturday Night Live star Kenan Thompson, and Ted Danson-starring drama Mr Mayor after two seasons.
German factual distributor and channel owner Quintus Studios has appointed Olivia Cole as senior media strategist and Christian Gretzler as senior manager of its YouTube and FAST channels.
Banijay Asia is producing an Indian adaptation of Canadian psychological thriller Vertige, which is distributed internationally by ITV Studios-backed Armoza Formats.
UK-based BlackBox Multimedia and EO Media in Latin America have optioned the book La Historia de Dinamic for a high-end Spanish drama series about the origins of the video game industry.
Amazon's Prime Video is working on a French adaptation of an Israeli drama series about male sex workers with Mediawan Group-owned Oberkampf Productions and Story Nation Productions.

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