Constantin, CNC ink reality TV deal

Exclusive production agreement for factual shows

COLOGNE, Germany -- Constantin Entertainment, the TV production arm of German indie film giant Constantin Film, has signed an exclusive production pact with Cologne News Corp. that will see CNC handle production services on Constantin "factual entertainment" shows (i.e. reality TV).

Constantin will do conceptual and creative development on reality formats, while CNC while will handle the day-to-day production of shows. Constantin has worked with CNC on such successful formats as "Frauentausch," a wife-swap reality show that airs on RTL 2.