17-03-2009

Pre-MIPTV deals lining up

By FNE Staff

Polish and Czech TV stations are among those signing deals leading up to the MIPTV market in Cannes.

CABLEready announced that is has sold World of Wealth, a series about money and affluence, Let's Shop, and a high-end tour of shopping destinations, to Polish channel TVN. Canal+ Poland's cooking channel acquired NY TIMES SHORT-FORM: The Minimalist, hosted by Mark Bittman.

BBC Worldwide sold its motor magazine show Top Gear to Prima TV in the Czech Republic. The show has already been sold in other CEE territories, including Turkey, Romania, Poland, Estonia, Bulgaria, and Lithuania.