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4 Canal company THEMA to distribute Globo content across Asia
Globo, one of the largest media companies in Latin America, has agreed a distribution deal with Canal+ company THEMA, covering the Asian market. THEMA will handle Globo titles starting in January, providing local expertise to support Globo’s regional outreach.
4 More territories take Boundless ZDFs ambitious period drama
ZDF Studios has announced more distribution agreements for its big-budget period drama ‘Boundless’, which tells the story of the first circumnavigation of the earth 500 years ago by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan.
2 Peaky Blinders and Black Mirror to get metaverse spinoffs
The Sandbox, a leading decentralised virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, has announced a partnership with Banijay Brands to create metaverse spinoffs of the critically acclaimed television series ‘Peaky Blinders’ and ‘Black Mirror’.
4 Sky Sports secures rights to 2025 British Irish Lions Tour of Australia
The British & Irish Lions have re-appointed Sky Sports as its broadcast partner for the upcoming 2025 Tour of Australia. One of the most eagerly anticipated events in the sporting calendar will be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports and NOW in the UK and Ireland.
4 Turkish drama set for take off on FAST with major platform deals
Cocoa Media, a newly established distribution company founded by media veteran Christian Toksvig, has announced its first slate of content dedicated to global FAST platforms, harnessing a worldwide exclusive partnership with Turkish distribution giant Merzigo.
5 Banijay takes global distribution for The Fortune Hotel

Banijay has acquired the global distribution rights to new ITV1 and ITVX reality entertainment series, The Fortune Hotel. Banijay will represent the format, with distribution arm Banijay Rights handling finished tape sales.
3 FilmRise acquires digital rights to BuzzFeed Studios library

FilmRise, the television studio and streaming network, has acquired worldwide digital rights to a 1,200+ hour library of content from the BuzzFeed Studios portfolio of brands, which includes ‘Hot Ones’.
Boosting a key genre, leading producer Keshet International (KI) has formally launched a new commissioning initiative - KI’s Greenlight: Factual & Formats - while also announcing its first straight-to-series order for international distribution.
Keshet 27Sep2023