TURNER PROGRAMMING PORTFOLIO ENJOYS INTERNATIONAL SALES SUCCESS
Monday, April 3, 2017
MIPTV / CANNES (April 3, 2017) – Turner has today revealed details of key shows from its extensive programming line-up to have been sold across international markets, as well as the strong slate of new and returning series that it will present at MIPTV 2017.
Following its recent surge in original content for TNT and TBS, TNT drama Good Behavior has been picked up by OCS (France), Telecom Italia (Italy), Fox (Finland), Cellcom and HOT (Israel), Stan (Australia), and NEON and SKY (New Zealand). The show is now available to audiences in more than 20 markets worldwide. Added to this, new TBS comedy Search Party has been sold to All4 (UK), OCS (France) and Cellcom (Israel), with other deals on the horizon. Both shows have been renewed for a second season.
From its kids’ portfolio, Cartoon Network’s two 2016 franchise revivals The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10 are also generating significant interest from international buyers. To date, both shows have been snapped up by CiTV (UK), Gulli (France) and Stan (Australia), while Disney Channel (Germany) and TV5 (Philippines) have picked up The Powerpuff Girls and GMA (Philippines) has picked up Ben 10.
Alongside these, Turner is also bringing a varied and exciting set of programming to MIPTV. This includes: new dramas 4 Blocks (from TNT Serie in Germany) and Will (TNT), the former having recently premiered at the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival and lined up for screenings at MIPTV (presented by series creator Quirin Berg) and Series Mania in France; new comedies I’m Sorry and Those Who Can’t (both truTV); Adult Swim’s hit animated series Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and Samurai Jack; and kids’ series Mighty Magiswords, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, We Bare Bears (all Cartoon Network) and first Boomerang Original The Happos Family.
Phil Nelson, Managing Director of Turner in the Southeast Asia Pacific region, said: “This year, Turner can boast a sizeable slate of content with a spectrum across many genres. For our content partners operating linear or non-linear platforms, there’s really something that will appeal to almost any audience.”
Find Turner at MIPTV 2017:
Stand P0.A2 Palais des Festivals; firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please contact:
Katie Goldberg, Senior Communications Manager, Turner EMEA and International Kids Content
Tel: +44 020 7693 1248
About Turner International:
Turner International operates versions of core Turner brands including CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and TCM Turner Classic Movies, as well as country- and region-specific networks and businesses in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific. It teams with Warner Bros. and HBO to leverage Time Warner’s global reach. Through its local companies, Turner operates more than 175 channels and services, showcasing 40 brands in 33 languages in over 200 countries including 61 channels in 14 languages in 42 countries throughout the Asia Pacific region; 69 channels in 19 languages in 125 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa; and 57 channels in three languages in 44 countries in Latin America. Turner International’s entertainment, news and sports services are Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boing, Boomerang, Cartoonito, Cartoon Network, Chilevisión, CNN Chile, CNN en Español, CNN International, CNNj, Eleague, Esporte Interativo, EI Maxx, EI Maxx 2, Glitz*, HBO, HBO HD, HLN, HTV, I.Sat, Mondo TV, MuchMusic, Oh!K, Pogo, Space, Tabi Channel, tbs, TNT, TNT Comedy, TNT Film, TNT Serie, TNT Series, Toonami, Tooncast, TruTV, TCM, TCM Cinema, Warner TV and WB. Turner International is a Time Warner company.