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BBC Studios, Nippon TV development partnership

BBC Studios and Nippon TV, the Japanese media and entertainment company, have partnered to co-develop a new comedy gameshow format Koso Koso. BBC Studios will act as distributor for the format globally, with Nippon TV leading distribution in Asia. The format launches to international customers at BBC Studios Showcase in February 2024. The new format […]

October 18, 2023Nick Snow @ MIPCOM

Nippon TV, Netflix partner on variety series

Nippon TV, Japan’s multiplatform entertainment company, has finalised a deal with Netflix to produce a new Netflix comedy variety series Ariyoshi Assists. This deal marks the first time that Nippon TV will produce a show exclusively for a global streamer which will not air nor stream on Nippon TV. Ariyoshi Assists, which is filmed in […]

February 20, 2023

Rausing invests in Envision

London-based Envision Entertainment has secured significant funding from British/Swedish investor Magnus Rausing, heir to the multi-billion-dollar Tetra Pak business. Rausing will join Envision’s board and actively support its strategy to become a global studio through his international network. Envision founder and Chief Content Officer, Michael Nakan, said:“Magnus is the rare investor who is able to […]

October 14, 2022

Nippon TV anime titles for Netflix

Nippon TV, the Japanese multiplatform entertainment powerhouse, has partnered with Netflix and licensed 13 of its most popular anime titles to stream non-exclusively around the world. The first titles to start streaming on September 1st on Netflix are the ever-popular Hunter X Hunter’s first 38 episodes, slated to stream in 104 countries including Spain, Italy, […]

August 30, 2022

Nippon TV: New CEO and content division

Nippon TV, the Japanese multiplatform entertainment network, has announced that Akira Ishizawa, former Senior Executive Operating Officer of Nippon TV, has been promoted to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer. He replaces Yoshikuni Sugiyama who will be taking the new position of Chairman of Nippon TV. The promotion was made today and is […]

June 29, 2022