Pacts cover Europe and U.S.
Teutonic distribs Bavaria Media Television and Telepool continue to ratchet up sales at this year’s Mip TV programming mart in Cannes following a slew of package deals to the U.S. and Europe.Bavaria inked a deal with U.S. web German Kino Plus for a bundle of crime series and TV movies, including titles such as the hit drama “Scene of the Crime” (Tatort), “Lady Cop” and “Challenge in the Mountains,” featuring Austrian skier and pop singer Hansi Hinterseer. Norwegian web TV 2 and Greek ERT acquired Spanish crime series “Genesis,” while Finland’s MTV 3 nabbed the first season of “Zoo Doctor.” In addition, Austrian series “Vienna Crime Squad” sold to Italian pubcaster RAI, Viasat 3 in Hungary and Latvian TV. In Norway, where German tyke fare enjoys great popularity, NRK Super picked up a package of features and TV movies, including Sandra Nettelbeck’s canine drama “Sergeant Pepper,” the two “Bibi Blocksberg” pics and “Amundsen, the Penguin.” Bavaria also reported package deals to broadcasters in Canada, the Czech Republic, Russia, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia and Latvia that included titles “Bitter Tropics,” “The New Heidi” and Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1980 miniseries “Berlin Alexanderplatz.” Telepool sold the new season of Autobahn cop actioner “Alarm for Cobra 11” to Spanish webs AXN and Cuatro and TV movie “The Secret of Koenigssee” to Spain’s Antena 3.
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