‘Canine Home’ Goes to Germany With ZDF Swooping For Channel 4 Format

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Germany is getting in “The Canine Home.”

The favored Channel 4 format, which pairs potential canine homeowners with shelter pups searching for eternally houses, has been snapped up for a neighborhood adaptation by main broadcaster ZDF.

In the meantime, 5 Mile Movies’ unique model of the human-hound matchmaking present for the U.Ok. broadcaster can be heading to Spain.

Channel 4 lately launched season 2 of the sequence, which is bought internationally by “The Circle” and “Race Throughout the World” gross sales agency All3Media Worldwide. The format finds hopeful homeowners arriving at North London’s Wooden Inexperienced Animal Charity to be paired up with a canine by the shelter’s educated workers. With the demand for canines within the U.Ok. rising by 650% over the past 12 months, the uplifting present is very topical and has been successful with audiences.

ZDF has ordered a five-episode sequence that’s anticipated to debut in June. Filming will begin in Could and the sequence might be produced by All3Media-backed Tower Productions, which additionally makes the native “Undercover Boss” (RTL) and “Nice Bake Off” (SAT.1).

Dietlinde Stroh, managing director at Tower Productions, mentioned: “It was love at first sight after we had been launched to ‘The Canine Home’ by our colleagues at All3Media Worldwide. This heart-warming present captures the attractive relationship between people and their four-legged buddies and I’m very joyful that we get carry this glorious format to German audiences with ZDF.”

Thorsten Haas, head of growth leisure at ZDF, added: “We’re delighted to current this heartwarming new format. ‘The Canine Home’ tells emotional and entertaining tales of how hopeful homeowners and homeless canines are matched collectively and the uplifting leisure the present offers makes it an incredible match and an exquisite addition to our Sunday afternoon factual slot.”

“The Canine Home” was picked up for the U.S. by HBO Max, and might be tailored domestically in Australia by Community 10 later this 12 months. All3Media Worldwide has additionally bought the completed Channel 4 sequence into Spain’s Canal Cosmopolitan, which has purchased seasons 1 and a couple of. The present has already bought to VRT Belgium, SVT Sweden, TV2 Denmark, TVNZ New Zealand and CBC Canada.

Johnathan Hughes, gross sales supervisor for Europe, Center East and Africa (EMEA) at All3Media Worldwide, mentioned: “‘The Canine Home’ is proving to be simply what viewers want proper now — feel-good tv stuffed with emotional and uplifting real-life tales centred across the distinctive setting of a canine rescue centre. As 5 Mile Movies’ second sequence builds even additional on its success within the U.Ok., I’m delighted to verify that our buddies at ZDF might be opening the doorways to their very personal ‘The Canine Home’ later this 12 months.”

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