Brazil’s Globo, Latin America’s largest media firm, has sealed an unique SVOD deal on a trio of high-profile drama collection – NBC-aired “Nurses,” The CW’s “Burden of Truth”and “Mary Kills People”- all bought by Entertainment One (eOne).
Announced within the run-up to subsequent week’s NATPE Virtual Miami 2021 market, the unique licensing pact, involving over 70 hours of authentic drama, will see all of the three dramas made obtainable on Globo’s premium OTT service Globoplay, Brazil’s largest home video streaming platform and one of many fastest-growing of huge Latin American TV companies.
Deal takes in seasons one and two of “Nurses” and life-of-series for authorized thriller “Burden of Truth” and the ethics-questioning drama “Mary Kills People.”
“As the market chief in Brazil, we’re delighted to be partnering with Globo to deliver these profitable, critically-acclaimed collection to Brazilian audiences,” mentioned Dan Loewy, govt VP, Americas, worldwide distribution, eOne.
“We’re excited to increase our relationship with Globo which has and continues to be a terrific accomplice and stay up for extra successes collectively,” he added.
Following the skilled challenges and personal feelings of 5 younger nurses within the trenches at a busy downtown hospital, “Nurses” has bought to 100-plus territories worldwide. Recent gross sales pacts embody Mexico (Televisa) in addition to Australia (Foxtel), Germany (NBCUniversal International Networks) and France (Warner TV). Series has additionally closed Africa (NBCUniversal International Networks), Belgium (Streamz and SBS), Netherlands (Talpa Network), Iceland (Siminn), Middle East, (Fox Network Group), Turkey (FoxLife) and NBC within the U.S.
It aired on NBC from Dec. 7, punching 5.0 million viewers in linear and seven-day viewership and rating because the No. 1 . non-sports show within the 10 p.m. slot throughout community and cable amongst whole viewers, A18-49, A25-54 and A18-34.
Produced by ICF Films and eOne in affiliation with Corus Entertainment, “Nurses” stars Tiera Skovbye (“Riverdale”), Natasha Calis (“The Possession”), Jordan Johnson-Hinds (“Blindspot”), Sandy Sidhu (“Home Before Dark”) and Donald MacLean Jr. (“Workin’ Moms”).
A CBC authentic collection produced by IFC Films, Eagle Vision and eOne which has been re-upped for season 4 by CBC in Canada and The CW within the U.S., “Burden of Truth” turns on a ruthless big-city lawyer, Joanna Chang, performed by “Smallville” star Kristin Kreuk, who goes again to her small hometown in Millwood, The go to proves life-changing.
Sold to greater than 110 territories “Mary Kills People” stars Caroline Dhavernas (“Hannibal”) as a massively hard-working single mom and ER medic physician who covertly helps terminally sick sufferers with assisted deaths. When she begins to be uncovered, she decides to battle again however issues get much more sophisticated when she begins to develop emotions for Joel, (Jay Ryan, “It Chapter Two”), one in all her terminally sick shoppers. The collection is produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures, in affiliation with Corus Entertainment.