MUMBAI: BBC Worldwide has licensed a raft of dramas to broadcasters
in Central & Eastern Europe.
total, over 530 hours have been licensed in deals to ETV,
LTV, RTV, STV and TV Barrandov.
Worldwide Sales and Distribution territory manager, Eastern
and Central Europe and CIS Heike Renner commented, Were
continuing to build strong relationships with our clients
in Central and Eastern Europe, and were very pleased
to work with them to bring so many high-end programmes to
viewers across the region.
'Parades End' has been licensed to 17 territories in
the region, with HBO, a co-producer on the series, set to
give the drama its territory premiere on its pan-regional
epic drama has also been licensed as part of package deals
to RTV in Slovenia, LTV in Latvia, ETV in Estonia and STV
in Slovakia, as have Sinbad to TV Barrandov in the Czech Republic,
STV, and Call the Midwife to LTV, STV.
dramas picked up range from 'Scott And Bailey; series one
and two to RTV, 'Inside Men' to STV and TV Barrandov, and
the second season of 'Upstairs Downstairs' to LTV and ETV.
deals also take in factual titles such as Earthflight (ETV),
natural history show 'Deadly 60' (series 1 to STV) and entertainment
programmes including 'Beyoncé: Live at Roseland' (ETV).
Renner said, The programmes licensed in these deals
reflect the breadth of our catalogue, from top quality dramas
to some exciting new female-skewing lifestyle and music titles.