ITV has confirmed that it is in “exclusive discussions” regarding an acquisition of Talpa Media, producers of The Voice and other global formats.
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Named global group president for Discovery Studios last August, O’Neill is leaving the global media company after 25 years.
Keiko: the Untold Story, about the Orca featured in the Free Willy film, gets licensed to Animal Planet in assorted territories, while Zoo Vet at Large heads to the UK, Netherlands and Sweden.
The international distributor has secured a raft of global sales for the adventure series Walking the Nile (pictured) and Xtreme Endurance.
In this week’s round-up, new seasons are on the way for FYI’s Married at First Sight (pictured), Fox Business Network’s Strange Inheritance and Great American Country’s Flippin’ RVs.
Sportscaster James Duthie (pictured) is to host Dream Fund: Let the Crowd Decide, which starts production in Toronto today (March 6).
Bombay Beach director Alma Har’el (pictured) will show excerpts from her upcoming doc LoveTrue, exec produced by Shia LaBeouf, and Patrick Creadon (Wordplay) will show an early cut of his video game doc, All Work All Play.