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ARD Degeto in Germany, Masterpiece in the US and ITV in the UK have ordered a second season of detective drama Van Der Valk.
The three-part instalment is from All3Media-owned Company Pictures and sold globally by All3Media International. It will again be set in and around Amsterdam, with Dutch public broadcaster NPO also onboard.
Additional financing comes via the Netherlands Film Production Incentive, while ARD has joined as co-commissioner. Masterpiece and ITV are co-producers.
Numerous sales of the first season have also been revealed, with
Discovery (Italy), France Televisions (France), NRK (Norway), TV2 (Denmark), TV4 (Sweden), Croatia (HRT), Canal Cosmopolitan (Spain) and a pan-regional deal in the CIS region (Okko) all taking rights.
Japan’s NHK has acquired the title in Japan and ViuTVsix will play the title in Hong Kong, while ABC (Australia) and Sky (New Zealand) have also struck deals. The drama has also secured sales with DirecTV in Latin America and BBC Global Channels will play the title in Africa.