Production company


ITV buys French production company Tetra Media Studio

UK broadcaster ITV has acquired control of Tetra Media Studio, the French production company behind crime series Profilage. Tetra becomes the latest French production group to a major European broadcaster, coming around a year after Profilages’ network TF1 controversially acquired Newen. Buying a majority stake in Tetra gives ITV control of a group comprising seven labels, which last […]

Sky buys stakes in UK production companies

Sky has acquired a majority stake in a northern England-based production company, True North, marking the European pay TV operator’s latest round of investment in the UK production sector. Sky has also taken an undisclosed stake in Chrysalis Vision, the drama production vehicle Chris Wright and Mick Pilsworth set up two years ago. The True North […]

Vivendi buys three production companies

French media powerhouse Vivendi has made three prodco acquisitions in its ongoing content drive, including Can’t Stop Media, the formats creator and distributor run by former Zodiak Media executive Matthieu Porte. Vivendi has also bought French prodco Flab Lab, a talkshow specialist that is well-known in France, if not internationally. The third deal is for […]