Rtve Showcase: What Makes a Show ‘Spanish’?

Madrid — To face up to global platforms, high-end series from Europe have to be different. That’s almost a truism these days. One way is for shows to drink deep at the well of their national culture. ...

Mediapro at 25: Exporting Talent, Retaining IP

The Mediapro offices in Madrid’s Fuencarral district have for years boasted the logo of Globomedia, Spain’s premier scripted series production house. But in the second half of April, a new logo, the ...

Mediapro’s Imagina Intl. Sales Strikes Key European Deals

Mediapro’s international distribution arm, Imagina International Sales, has closed sales on key titles in its catalog with networks and platforms across Europe. In France, Montblanc TV acquired the ...

Mediaset España Launches Mediterráneo Brand, Reinforces TV Drama Production

Mediaset España, Spain’s top-rated broadcaster, is reinforcing its content strategy with the launch of new brand Mediterráneo to integrate its affiliate production companies, as it unveils a strong TV ...

‘Elite’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix

Las Encinas will back in session in 2019, as Netflix announced Wednesday the Spanish teen crime drama “Elite” has been renewed for a second season. The first installment made its global debut on Oct. ...

Globalization Boosts Spanish TV Series Sales

Globalization Boosts Spanish TV Series Sales There has been an exponential hike in international sales for non-English-language drama series as the TV business has become increasingly global. Spain’s no exception. Traditionally, international ...

Onza, Atresmedia, Amazon Unveil ‘Pequeñas Coincidencias’ Cast (Exclusive)

Onza, Atresmedia, Amazon Unveil ‘Pequeñas Coincidencias’ Cast (Exclusive) Madrid — Marta Hazas, who has leapt to fame as the absolute lead of “Velvet Collection” – Movistar + first original series which it sold to Netflix – will now star opposite series creator Javier Veiga ...

CBS is Developing a Supernatural Cop Drama Called Far Rockaway

CBS is developing an interesting new supernatural police drama called Far Rockaway. Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek: Discovery) is producing the series and it based on the Spanish format series titled Estoy ...

CBS to Develop Supernatural Cop Drama With ‘Bull’ Producer, Alex Kurtzman

CBS is developing a drama series based on the Spanish show “Estoy Vivo,” Variety has learned. The American version is titled “Far Rockaway.” In the show, a workaholic NYPD detective killed in the ...

CBS Developing Supernatural Cop Drama From David Wilcox & Alex Kurtzman

CBS has put in development drama Far Rockaway, from writer David Wilcox (CBS’ Bull), Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout (Star Trek: Discovery) and CBS TV Studios where Secret Hideout is based. Written by ...