Germany's ZDF locks up sales for series
Procedurals, non-fiction selling abroadCANNES -- Germany's ZDF Enterprises has made a killing with its crime series at MIPTV, with France's TF1 taking the second season of procedural "Verdict Revised;" RTI in Italy nabbing "The Fifth Commandment" and "Hamburg Dockland" and Finland's YLE locking up 47 hours of ZDF criminal content.
Long-running teen mermaid series "H20, Just Add Water," a co-production between ZDF Enterprises and Australian producer Jonathan M. Shiff landed several new deals, including ones with Antena 3 in Spain, Prisvideo in Portugal, Russia's TNT and the Zapp channel in Holland. Zapp also picked up "The Jungle Book," a new 3D animated take on the childrens classic. "Jungle Book" also closed for Sweden (SVT), Norway (NRK) and Belgium (Ketnet).