23 OCT 2023

Mipcom 2023: RTVE secures various global content sales

The company presented a varied selection of fiction productions and documentaries, as well as its RTVE Play+ catalog.

23 OCT 2023

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RTVE presented selection its of fiction productions and documentaries, plus its international channel RTVE Play+ catalog at the latest edition of the Mipcom global market in Cannes.

During the event, the international Emmy Award-nominated "Dos Vidas" and top-rated series "La Promesa's" were sold to a major on- demand subscription platform available throughout Latin America. On the other hand, US executives have also shown great interest in them. "Seis Hermanas" and & "Acacias" were acquired for free-to-air broadcast in Vietnam, Lithuania, Latvia and Mexico and video-on-demand in the USA. In addition, "La Moderna," a series that explores the storylines between the employees and clients of a distinguished tea room in 1930s Madrid, has aroused the interest of buyers from the Middle East, Greece, Russia, CIS, Colombia, Poland, South Korea, Lithuania and China. "El Grand Prix," the quintessential summer TV classic, in which two villages from different parts of Spain go head-to-head, ready to have fun and involve all the families at home, will be broadcast in Uruguay thanks to an agreement with a major media outlet in the country.

A wide range of titles form part of RTVE's catalog, including "Skorzeny." "The Most Dangerous Man in Europe" "A World For Julius" "Los Caminos de Santiago" and "Pipper en Ruta" have been sold for free-to-air broadcasting in Slovakia. This last series on Pipper the travelling dog is being considered for purchase by media outlets in China, Greece, USA and Portugal. In addition, "The Department of Time" will be available in Eastern Europe on pay-per-view and subscription on demand. The comedy series "Sabuesos" has been sold in Japan and will be available in the US on an ad-supported on-demand TV service.

The historical classic & "Réquiem por Granada" and the documentary & "10,000 Days" will be available in the Middle East and North Africa on pay-per-view and on demand. ‘Ser o no Ser’ has been sold for broadcast in several countries in Europe and America, and "Cuéntame cómo pasó," which premières its final season in Spain, will be shown in its entirety in Finland. "4 Estrellas," a contemporary, romantic, family comedy in which, as in life, everything happens at the worst possible moment, has attracted the interest of executives from Greece, Russia, CIS, Albania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Colombia, the Baltic countries, Romania and China.

Lastly, "Operación Barrio Inglés," a suspense set in 1940s Huelva against the backdrop of the Second World War, has aroused the interest of executives from different audiovisual companies in the United States, Japan, Greece, Lithuania, the United Kingdom, Albania, Russia and CIS. Media in France, the United States and Japan are considering purchasing "Detective Touré." On the other hand, a Japanese media outlet has shown interest in acquiring the new youth series "Área 34," a series about a group of influencers who are kidnapped to participate in a mysterious project that nobody knows anything about.