SBS to buy two Dutch indies

Euro TV group wants more in-house production

AMSTERDAM — European TV group SBS Broadcasting has announced it will up its stakes in two Dutch production companies, Cameo Media Support and Track Television, in both cases from 49% to 100% at the beginning of next year.

Cameo Media Support produces news programs such as “Heart of Holland” and “The News.” Track is behind the local version of “Temptation Island.”

A spokesperson for SBS’s Dutch channels — SBS6, Net 5 and V8 — said the move is being made because SBS wants to produce more in-house shows, especially news.

The two indies are together valued at 45 million guilders ($18 million).

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading