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TV Latina Launches Screening Rooms

NEW YORK: Following on the success of World Screen’s Screening Rooms, TV Latina now offers channels and distributors their own Screening Rooms, where they can showcase detailed information, contacts and video clips, all in Spanish. Visit the new Screenings Rooms here. This innovative service from TV Latina launches for Jornadas, ...

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Talpa’s Track Record Continues

Undoubtedly one of the biggest format successes in the last few years, The Voice has conquered nearly all corners of the globe. "There are only a few countries remaining that are still awaiting a local adaptation of The Voice," says Maarten Meijs, the managing director of Talpa Distribution. "It is, ...

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BBC Two & Hat Trick Productions Re-Commission Episodes

LONDON: A third season of Episodes, a comedy starring Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan, has been ordered by BBC Two and Hat Trick Productions. Episodes is a comedy about a British sitcom that is being remade in the U.S. The third season will be written by David Crane and ...

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Weekend Ratings Roundup: The Netherlands

PREMIUM: The local version of FremantleMedia’s The Farmer Wants a Wife pulled the biggest audience of any program on Dutch television during the week ending September 16, averaging 3.584 million viewers and a 48.6-percent share on Ned 3 on Sunday. In second place in terms of the weekend rankings was ...

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Winner Selected for WESTDOC’s PitchFest

CULVER CITY: Filmmaker Erinnisse Heuer has won this year’s PitchFest competition at WESTDOC for her pitch of the feature-length documentary Spirit/Will/Loss. The competition was judged by the audience of WESTDOC: The West Coast Documentary and Reality Conference. Heuer will receive the largest prize package in the competition’s three-year history, valued ...

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New EPIX Doc to Spotlight Penthouse Magazine Founder

NEW YORK: EPIX has scored the U.S. broadcasting and streaming rights to the feature-length documentary Filthy Gorgeous: The Extraordinary World of Bob Guccione, centered on the founder of Penthouse magazine. Production will begin this fall, with a premiere on EPIX slated for the fall of 2013. From filmmaker Barry Avrich, ...

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BabyTV Scores New Carriage in Belgium

LONDON: TELENET, the largest provider of cable services in Belgium, has added the 24-hour BabyTV channel to its Kids and Music package. The service is already available in Belgium on Belgacom. The additional carriage brings the total distribution for the channel in the country to more than 2.4 million households. Maya ...

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Jim Henson Co. to Debut New Kids’ Show in EMEA

HOLLYWOOD: The Jim Henson Company’s Doozers, an animated preschool series co-produced with DHX Media, is set to premiere on Cartoonito in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Starting next fall, the 52×11-minute show will air in most EMEA territories on Cartoonito, Turner Broadcasting’s preschool channel Doozers—about three-inch-tall green creatures that ...

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