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Extra: Fremantle takes Notre Dame docuspecial; “The Conflict” heads to Poland

Fremantle takes Notre-Dame: In Flames rights Fremantle has acquired the international distribution rights to Notre-Dame: In Flames, a one-hour docuspecial about the fire that destroyed parts of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de ...
May 2, 2019

Fremantle takes Notre-Dame: In Flames rights

Fremantle has acquired the international distribution rights to Notre-Dame: In Flames, a one-hour docuspecial about the fire that destroyed parts of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris last month.

The special was originally produced by STP Productions and has been reversioned by TV Presse, a division of Fremantle’s French production arm.

Poland takes The Conflict

Polish prodco Rochstar has picked up the local rights to Armoza Formats’ The Conflict (pictured).

Created by Eran B.Y and Armoza Formats, the first-of-its-kind social experiment series sees two well-known actors reenact a conflict between two real people, dramatizing a pivotal moment in an ongoing feud. The actors spend time with their respective counterparts to then offer a new perspective on the underlying tension.

NBCUniversal, CTC partner on Russian Celebrity Game Night

NBCUniversal International Formats has partnered with Russian broadcaster CTC on a local version of Hollywood Game Night.

Produced by M.I.R., the 12 x 60-minute local version will be titled Celebrity Game Night and will air on CTC in the fall.

The original format was co-created by actor/producer Sean Hayes, producer Todd Milliner and Mission Control Media for NBC and sees celebrities playing various party games.

The Russian version will be the 21st local adaptation of the format, which has already been produced in the UK, Sweden, France, Spain, Turkey, French Canada and across Eastern Europe.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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