• August
    2019
  • RTÉ Programme Sales will be attending MIPCOM this October

    This October 14th – 17th, RTÉ will be representing some of our new and compelling documentaries “How Animals Work” "Wingman” "Showstoppers” “The Irish Revolution” with some of our new lifestyle shows "Room To Improve" , "A Long Weekend ......With Rory O’Connell" and “Neven’s Seafood Trails”.  

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  • June
    2019
  • RTÉ Programme Sales are delighted to announce that The Irish Revolution and The Rotunda (International Title: 24 Hour Baby Hospital) have won two prestigious awards.

    RTÉ Programme Sales are delighted to announce that “The Irish Revolution” and “The Rotunda (International Title: 24 Hour Baby Hospital) have won two prestigious awards.

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  • June
    2019
  • RTÉ and Acorn TV with Acorn Media Enterprises Commission New Period Mystery Dead Still Deadpan Pictures and Shaftesbury to Produce

     The New Ireland-Canada Co-Production stars  

    Michael Smiley (Luther, Death and Nightingales)Kerr Logan (Game of ThronesAlias Grace),  

    Eileen O’Higgins (Brooklyn, Mary Queen of Scots), Aidan O’Hare (Jackie, Pilis), Mark Rendall (DepartureVersailles), and featuring Martin Donovan (Big Little LiesFahrenheit 451) 

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  • May
    2019
  • TV2 HUNGARY JOINS CHILE, CROATIA SLOVENIA AND GERMANY IN THE QUEST TO FIND ITS FITTEST FAMILY

    Magnify Media, the UK-based distribution and rights-management specialist, has reported the fourth major European format deal for Kite Entertainment’s reality-fitness hit Fittest Family, an RTÉ original commission.

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  • March
    2019
  • RTÉ PROGRAMME SALES ATTENDING MIPTV APRIL 6th - 11th

    RTÉ Programme Sales will be attending MIP DOC and MIPTV this April representing some of our new and compelling documentaries  "Whisleblower" and "The Irish Revolution : The War that broke the British Empire" along with some of our new lifestyle shows "Incredible Homes" and "Donal's Meals In Minutes".

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  • March
    2019
  • RTÉ PROGRAMME SALES ATTENDING APEX, Multi Media Market April 15th - 17th

    RTÉ Programme Sales will be attending  APEX , Multi Media Market in Dublin April 15th -17th representing some of our new and compelling documentaries  "Whisleblower" and "The Irish Revolution : The War that broke the British Empire" along with some of our new lifestyle shows "Incredible Homes" and "Donal's Meals In Minutes". 

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  • March
    2019
  • S4C GREENLIGHTS SECOND SEASON OF RTÉ/VIP FORMAT OPERATION TRANSFORMATION

     RTÉ Programme Sales and Vision Independent Productions’ (VIP) have closed a second-series deal with Welsh production company Cwmni Da for multimedia event format Operation Transformation (8 x 60 mins), which has been given the greenlight by Welsh public broadcaster S4C. 

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  • February
    2019
  • RTÉ AWARDS INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS TO BBC STUDIOS FOR MY BIG DAY, HOME OR AWAY

    New series commission for wedding format seals distribution deal

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  • September
    2018
  • FREMANTLE PARTNERS WITH SPIRAL PICTURES ON NEW DRAMA TAKEN DOWN

     Fremantle has partnered with Spiral Pictures, taking international distribution rights to their new crime drama Taken Down.

    Commissioned by RTÉ Television in association with ARTE France, the series investigates the violent death of a young Nigerian migrant found abandoned close to a Direct Provision Centre, where refugees wait for political asylum. The investigation brings us into a twilight world of the new Ireland where slum landlords and criminals prey on the vulnerable.
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  • May
    2018
  • New Amy Huberman Comedy Finding Joy goes into production

     RTÉ has announced that new comedy Finding Joy, created, written by and starring Amy Huberman has gone into production.

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  • March
    2018
  • GLOBAL SALES FOR COUNTDOWN TO CALVARY EASTER SPECIAL

     RTÉ’s Hugh Bonneville-fronted doc sells into major TV territories

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  • March
    2018
  • RTÉ and Irish Film Board unveil 10 successful projects in joint scripted comedy call-out

    RTÉ and the Irish Film Board today announced the 10 projects that have progressed to the development stage in its new scripted comedy initiative. 

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  • February
    2018
  • RTÉ & VIP SELL OPERATION TRANSFORMATION TO WALES

     Flagship lifestyle show to air on S4C Welsh broadcaster in April

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  • September
    2017
  • RTÉ and Irish Film Board announce joint funding initiative for new comedy

    RTE today announced that it has formed a new partnership with the Irish Film Board

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  • August
    2017
  • RTÉ, ARTE AND AMERICAN PUBLIC TELEVISION ANNOUNCE FIRST-EVER DOCUMENTARY CO-PRODUCTION

    Hugh Bonneville to present Countdown to Calvary Easter Special

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  • March
    2017
  • RTÉ SELLS TV F0RMAT PALY IT BY YEAR TO GERMAN BROADCASTERS

    Das Erste orders 10-episode pilot run of family quiz format

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  • August
    2016
  • RTÉ2’s BRIDGET & EAMON HEADING FOR UKTV’S GOLD Deal represents breakthrough for RTÉ comedy in UK

     RTÉ comedy series Bridget & Eamon, which debuted on RTÉ2 in February, has been acquired by UKTV. 

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  • April
    2016
  • FLURRY OF DEALS FOR RTÉ Pre MIP-TV

    Australian broadcasters buy eight RTÉ factual series and one-offs

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  • March
    2016
  • RTÉ SECURES MULTIPLE DEALS FOR LANDMARK EASTER RISING DOC

    1916 licensed by five major broadcasters and 120-plus PBS stations

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  • November
    2015
  • UKTV HAS HIGH HOPES FOR LATEST RTÉ GLOBAL ACQUISITIONS

    Homeless choir and Rachel Allen’s cooking give UK viewers a taste of Ireland

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  • November
    2015
  • Planet Formats Ireland

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  • October
    2015
  • RTÉ announces SundanceTV collaboration on Rebellion

    RTÉ is happy to announce U.S. network SundanceTV, founded by Robert Redford and now part of the AMC Networks stable, as co-production partner on the 1916 commemoration drama Rebellion, a five-part serial charting the birth of modern Ireland during one of the most disruptive and terrifying periods in history.

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  • September
    2015
  • RTÉ GLOBAL’S THE NOTORIOUS FIGHTS ITS WAY INTO SEVEN NEW TERRITORIES

     RTÉ GLOBAL, the programme and format distribution division of RTÉ Television, reports deals with  broadcasters for seven new territories for its MIPTV 2015 headliner, The Notorious (6 x 30 mins).

     

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  • July
    2015
  • RTÉ GLOBAL LICENCES 100-PLUS HOURS OF LIFESTYLE CONTENT

    Deals signed with Canada, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Australia and South Africa.

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  • September
    2014
  • RTÉ GLOBAL APPOINTS JANET FRAWLEY AS HEAD OF FORMATS

    RTÉ GLOBAL has announced the appointment of Janet Frawley as its new head of formats, with a brief to increase RTÉ Global’s format portfolio and to direct and develop the division’s Format Farm initiative.

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  • July
    2014
  • Europe Falls In Love With RTÉ Global’s Award-Winning Somebody To Love

     Doc about love, sex and disability heads for Finland, Sweden, Israel and Spain

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  • June
    2014
  • RTÉ’s Head of Formats Takes Up Role as Director of its Primetime Soap

     Tonyia Dowling Head of Formats at RTÉ is to pursue a new career ambition taking up the role of Director of the national broadcaster’s primetime soap, ‘Fair City’.

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  • May
    2014
  • RTÉ fields Format Farm show

    Irish pubcaster RTÉ has commissioned local indie Coco Television to produce a family entertainment series born out of its Format Farm initiative.

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  • September
    2013
  • Irish cuisine goes global

     Broadcasters in Germany, Sweden and New Zealand have picked up a number of cookery shows from the distribution arm of Irish pubcaster RTÈ.

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  • August
    2013
  • RTÉ Drama ‘Amber’ picked up by BBC4

    Amber, the internationally acclaimed drama about a missing 14 year old girl from IFTA award winning Dublin director Thaddeus O’Sullivan has been acquired by BBC4.  

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  • July
    2013
  • Love/Hate to air on Channel 5 UK

    ‘Love/Hate’ - winner of 13 IFTA awards - will give UK viewers the chance to experience the crime drama for themselves from 24th July, as season one begins on Channel 5.

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  • July
    2013
  • RTÉ reality TV show Date with Fate

    RTÉ winning format ‘Date with Fate’ snapped up by Ukrainian commercial broadcaster 1+1 Group with advanced talks underway around the world

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  • May
    2013
  • RTÉ original series to be remade for US audiences – The Genealogy Roadshow to premier on PBS

     RTÉ has today announced that the format GENEALOGY ROADSHOW, one of RTÉ’s original commissions produced by Big Mountain Productions has been licensed to PBS in the United States.

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  • April
    2013
  • RTÉ harvests The Hit

    Irish broadcaster RTÉ is moving another successful pilot from its ‘Format Farm’ to series with a premiere scheduled for this summer. 

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  • March
    2013
  • RTÉ names channel controllers

     Irish broadcaster RTÉ has taken a senior exec from the UK’s Channel 4 to be its new controller of RTÉ One, and promoted from within to fill the equivalent position at RTÉ Two.

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