German-based ZDF Enterprises has confirmed deals on a number of drama series and TV movies at MIPTV, which is taking place in Cannes from April 9-12.
Maltese, an eight-part drama from the creators of the Gomorrah series, has sold to France Télévisions in France, and YLE in Finland. The story follows Commissario Maltese in his one-man fight against the mafia, and is produced by Palomar, RAI and Maze Pictures. It has already sold to Channel 4’s Walter Pictures in the UK.
A package of over 1,000 hours of drama series and TV movies, including the series Dream Voyage and Our Charly plus movies from the Rosamunde Pilcher collection, has sold to Hungary’s TV2 Media Group, for its channels TV2, SuperTV2, Prime, Mozi+ and FEM3.
For the Czech Republic, a deal has been struck with FTV Prima covering 275 hours of series and TV movies, including crime series Siska and romance collections Inga Lindstroem and A Summer In….
Finally, Canal+ France has acquired the final series of Bafta TV-nominated crime series The Bridge, starring Sofia Helin as Swedish inspector Saga Norén.