Hot properties: Teuton TV hits Mip

A sample of properties from German sales agents

Created by Tom Fontana and directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel (“Downfall”), the series revolves around the notorious Renaissance family and patriarch Rodrigo Borgia, who rises to become one of the most controversial and corrupt popes of the era.
Sales: Beta Film

“The Chinese Man”
Based on international bestseller “The Man From Beijing” by Henning Mankell, the two-parter centers on an investigation of the murders of nearly all the inhabitants of a Swedish village.
Sales: Beta Film

“Danni Lowinski”
The hit German series, which CBS Television Studios is adapting for the CW, centers on a one-time hair-stylist who becomes a lawyer and, unable to land a job due to her lack of experience, opens her own quick-service law office in a mall.
Sales: SevenOne Intl.

“Pillars of the Earth” meets “CSI” as Europe’s first profiler hunts down a serial killer using medieval methods in ProSieben’s medieval thriller.
Sales: SevenOne Intl.

The new series from the makers of “Alarm for Cobra 11” follows an elite high-tech police unit.
Sales: Telepool

“Moby Dick”
Mike Barker’s re-telling of the Herman Melville classic about an obsessed captain who leads his crew into dangerous waters as he hunts the mysterious white whale.
Sales: Tele Muenchen Group

“Shades of Happiness”
The two-part historical drama centers on a woman who, after losing her love, struggles to raise her children alone through war, Soviet occupation and the Iron Curtain. The German premiere on pubcaster ZDF attracted more than 8 million viewers.
Sales: Telepool

“The Weissensee Saga”
This three-parter about two families living behind the Berlin Wall in the 1980s was one of the most-watched miniseries on German TV last year. The tale follows a young policeman who falls for a political dissident.
Sales: Telepool

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