Archive for January, 2009

VANISHED (“Spoorloos Verdwenen”) now on Czech TV

Friday, January 16th, 2009

The Dutch series“Vanished’ (original title = “Spoorloos Verdwenen”) is now broadcast on Czech TV.

Viewers of the Czech Tv station Tv Barrandov can now watch every Monday in PRIME-TIME the Dutch series about a specialized police team, fully committed in tracking down people who have been reported missing.

Jana Porybna – TV Barrandov’s Head of Acquisitions, commented : “Vanished is a good crime series, we liked the script , the actors. The series is full of action, but no violent, which is perfect for our channel”.

Season 3 of “Vanished-Spoorloos Verdwenen” launched  recently in prime-time on the Dutch public television, while the Belgian TV broadcast re runs and a big commercial Russian TV station is in pre production of the remake in Moscow.  All these channels broadcast the series in PRIME-TIME and bought directly ALL (33) episodes (that is to say Seasons 1, 2 and 3).

MPU -Missing Persons Unit (=Vermist) now broadcast in Belgium

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

“MPU-Missing Persons Unit’ (original Belgian title = “Vermist”) , the EYEWORKS police series about five members of the Missings Persons Task Force investigating mysterious disappearances is now broadcast on Belgian TV.

The Belgian pay TV channel BE TV (http://www.betv.be ) broadcast the series every Saturday in prime-time on its channel Be Séries.

“MPU” is the first Belgian police series EVER broadcast on BE TV. Moreover, the channel decided to buy directly the movie (1 x 90′) , SEASON 1 (9 x 50′) and also SEASON 2 (10 X 50′). The French title of the series is “URGENCE DISPARITIONS”.

“MPU” will also launch soon in France (M6), Canada (Séries+) and Czech Republic (TV Barrandov).

Superb cast, well written scripts as well as well written characters, and a great direction : “MPU-Missing Persons Unit’ is as good as an American movie/series, but with an European touch !

CRAZY COW supports PLAN

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

CRAZY COW has decided to support PLAN (http://www.plan-international.org/) by sponsoring monthly several children in India, Sri Lanka, indonesia, China, Vietnam, Bolivia, Paraguay, Domican Republic, Ecuador, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, Sudan and Senegal. PLAN directly supports more than 1,500,000 children and their families, and indirectly supports an estimated further 9,000,000 people who live in communities that are working with PLAN. You can sponsor a child for only 0,83€/day and make the difference.

Moreover CRAZY COW proposes to work with lower commission fees to its new clients, on the condition that the latter agree to give part of the revenues to a charity fund (to be chosen jointly). Otherwise, CRAZY COW is working with its classical commission fees. CRAZY COW has decided to support primarily PLAN  but other charity funds are also possible.

CRAZY COW inks new distribution deal with Eyeworks -VTM (Belgium)

Monday, January 5th, 2009

CRAZY COW has just inked a deal for the distribution of the new Belgian drama series “Jes” (13 x 52′).

This new series is still in shooting in Brussels and will launch in a few months on Belgian TV. “Jes” is produced by Eyeworks for VTM (leading commercial channel in Belgium). CRAZY COW will already present the series in Paris on Tuesday.