Archive for January, 2012

Great ratings for the launch of Season 6 of “COPS MAASTRICHT” (63 x 50′) / broadcast in front of the hit format “The Voice” (Talpa/John de Mol)

Monday, January 30th, 2012

The Dutch network NEDERLAND 1 launched last weekend Season 6 of the police series « Cops Maastricht » (63 x 50’/ Finished Program OR Scripted Format) IN FRONT of the hit format « THE VOICE » (from Talpa’s John de Mol / format sold to more than 30 countries, including BBC, TF1 (France), NBC (USA),…) and the successful Eyeworks series was able to attract 1,6 million viewers and 22 % market share !

« Cops Maastricht » (63 x 50’) is the MOST SUCCESSFUL series in the Netherlands. In 2010, the series was moved into the most competitive timeslot of the entire week, Friday night 8:30, but « Cops Maastricht » (63 x 50’) won every single week, beating « X Factor » (RTL4) and « Stricly come Dancing » (SBS6).

« Cops Maastricht » is also broadcast in the Middle East, in Belgium (VRT) and in Italy on Berlusconi’s Mediaset (Italian title = Flikken – Coppia in giallo)..

Indian remake rights of “An original couple” sold to Bollywood

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

CRAZY COW is proud to announce that it has sold the remake rights of the French comedy movie « An original couple » (aka « Un couple modèle ») to a big independant Indian producer fell under the spell of this « Odd Couple » story.

« An original couple » is written by Jean-Claude Islert and Pierre Colin-Thibert and registred by Charlotte Brandstorm. The movie is produced by PM Films (part of Carrère Group).

Michel Daemen – CRAZY COW, commented : “We are thrilled to announce that the largest film industry of the world bought the REMAKE rights. We are sure that the very strong concept of « An original couple » will be as successfull in India as in its original market”.

The remake rights are already sold to GERMANY and « An original couple » is in post production with German actors. CRAZY COW is also in talks with several European countries and has now also interest from HOLLYWOOD, for a local REMAKE.

Finally, there is a lot of interest for the French movies (comedy) « A Villa for 2 » and « A Ferrari for 2 » : these 2 movies are coming from the SAME DREAM TEAM as « An original couple » : SAME WRITERS-SAME PRODUCER-SAME ACTORS.

RONALDINHO GAUCHO’S TEAM (52 x 11′) / CARTOON SERIES TV about the famous SOCCER PLAYER now distributed worldwide by CRAZY COW

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

CRAZY COW has just inked a deal with the Italian company GIG for the worldwide distribution of the CARTOON SERIES TV “Ronaldinho Gaucho’s Team” (52 x 11’).

As created by Mauricio de Sousa (the greatest artist for children comics in Brazil and owner of the Ronaldinho Gaucho’s Team characters), represents the design of the young Ronaldinho, one of the best soccer players of all times. Ronaldinho Gaucho’s Team tells about the youth of the great champion to be, a childhood which had a great influence in the making of the future soccer star.

NOW AVAILABLE : Episodes: 52×11′+ Theme Song and Credits (2′)

CRAZY COW is excited to be working with GIG on the international success of “Ronaldinho Gaucho’s Team” (52 x 11’).

Season 6 of TTH sold to VTM (Belgium) !

Monday, January 16th, 2012

CRAZY COW has inked a licence agreement with VTM (largest comercial Tv station in Belgium), which has acquired the rights to Season 6 of “Take this house & sell it”.

The program will launch in February in Belgium.

“SOPHIE” now broadcast in Russia and in the Benelux

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

The Canadian series “Sophie” (32 x 30) is now broadcast on the Russian channel Foxlife, and also on Fox in teh Benelux.

Adapted from the popular Francophone series Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin, which Radio-Canada has been carrying for two years, “Sophie” is also broadcast on CBC (Canada) and ABC Family (US).The series was then described as a comedy-drama in which a pregnant businesswoman is having a particularly tough year. As she looks for a break, Sophie, played by actor Natalie Brown of Timmins, Ontario, has no choice but to reach out to friends and relatives who – unfortunately for her – are a largely dysfunctional and neurotic group of people.-”SOPHIE” (32 x 30′ /Canada), is now broadcast on FOXLIFE Russia (see : http://www.foxlifetv.ru/sophie ) and is also broadcast on FOXLIFE in the Benelux (see : http://www.foxlifetv.nl/sophie ).

Happy New Year !!!

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

CRAZY COW wishes you all the best for 2012. May this New Year bring you luck, healthty and many opportunities…

CRAZY COW offers international buyers programs and formats drawing large audiences.

CRAZY COW thanks its clients and buyers and wish them all the best for the New Year.