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All3Media launches key formats in Africa

Content distributor All3Media International has concluded several deals in Africa for both local productions and acquisitions. Two of its key formats – Undercover Boss and The Cube – are slotted for production in Nigeria. The company has also offered finished products for acquisition.

Nigeria’s EWA Media Productions will undertake the first African adaptation of Undercover Boss, following successful versions in Australia, USA, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Spain, France, Italy, Poland and Bulgaria, alongside its original production by Studio Lambert for the UK’s Channel 4. All3Media America’sUndercover Boss USA, produced for CBS, currently airs across Africa on BBC Worldwide.

Game show format The Cube has also been picked up for production in Nigeria

North One Television’s Guy Martin fronted content is picked up for broadcast across Africa. Latest deals in the drama genre include the acquisition of season two of New Pictures’ Indian Summers by BBC Worldwide, alongside season eight of Company Pictures’ leading detective series Inspector George Gently, while SVOD platform Showmax has signed both series of New Pictures’ thriller The Missing and Bentley Productions’ Midsomer Murders continues to maintain star status on NBC with the debut of season 19.