Viaplay Mega Banijay scripted deal attacked on eve of US launch
Ahead of its US launch, Mane-Proprietary Scandi streamer Wyplay has struck a great deal with Bunij Rights for 250 hours of premium scripted Nordic content. Wyplay Sub in the US will have access to the likes of Norwegian culture-conflict comedy countrymen, Swedish High-School Drama Series except one class and two eight-part series black lake, with the first two runs of wallander And Wallender UK. WyPlay will launch in the US later this month before embarking on an expansion bid in several European regions next year. Matt Cressey of Banijay Rights, which brokered the deal, said it “will form the cornerstone of Wyplay’s launch in the US”.
Germany’s BR to remake bbc studio‘Fake news format’
German channel BR has become the first international network to license BBC Studios’ occasional guessing sports format. Fakt Odor Fake ,fact or fake). Sandrat’s media company’s format involves celebrities filtering facts from fake news as they are shown viral videos, sensational social media posts and newspaper headlines by hosts. The original is about to air its third season on Austria’s ORF 1, which garnered solid ratings. BBC Studios Senior Vice President – Global Format Sales, André Renaud, said: “Fake news is such a hot topic in recent years and this series showcases it in a hilarious and entertaining way.”
uktvKay Dave Serves Up ‘Big Zoo’s Big Eats’ S3
UKTV channel Dave’s recommended cooking format Big Zoo’s Big Eats For the third series. The show from ITV Studios label Boom, which grew its audience by 63% for its second series this year, follows the Grimm star as he cooks for celebrities including Rob Delaney and Maya Jama in his trusty food van. In series three, Zooey and counterparts Tubsi and Haider will take celebrity guests to unique hand-selected locations to treat themed dining experiences.