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Kurt Seyit and Sura build sales for Eccho

Eccho Rights has sold new Turkish drama Kurt Seyit and Sura into four new territories.

Intra Communications in Georgia, Farsi1 in Iran, Tolo TV in Afghanistan and Urdu1 in Pakistan have picked up rights to the series, which also launched on MBC in the Middle East following its debut in Turkey on Star TV. 65 more words


ITVSGE makes deal for Tencent

ITV Studios Global Entertainment is sending its drama series to China after signing pacts with two internet platforms.

Tencent will pick up more than 100 hours of series every year, with titles including Dancing on the Edge, Endeavour and Murdoch Mysteries. 9 more words


Lifetime Canada chooses The Lottery

Lifetime is taking The Lottery to Canada.

The Shaw Media-owned network has picked up the original drama recently ordered by its US namesake and will air it simultaneously across the border later this year.The ten-part conspiracy thriller is set in a dystopian future when women have stopped having children and the world is on the brink of extinction. 81 more words


Watch calls in a Crisis

UKTV-owned Watch has acquired NBC’s midseason drama Crisis.

The 13×60′ series, starring Gillian Anderson and Dermot Mulroney, follows the abduction of several children of Washington DC’s most powerful players, including the President’s son. 72 more words


Space invades Z Nation

Space in Canada has acquired new zombie drama Z Nation.

The Bell Media-owned channel will air the 13-hour series this fall, when it is also due to air in the US on… 57 more words


Dropbox acquires Loom, will shut down the service permanently by May 16th

Dropbox had recently announced Carousel, an app sent ALL your photos  to the cloud for backup.

Dropbox has announced that it is buying Loom, a cloud-photo service which will be shut down by Dropbox by May 16th.

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BBC Four breaks The Code

Australian thriller The Code has found a home in the UK.

BBC Four has acquired the series (6×60′), which tells the story of two very different brothers who unearth information that those at the highest levels of political power will kill to keep secret. 56 more words