Israeli novel to become US TV series

‘Kesem Al Yam Kineret Israeli novel to become US TV series

New Regency plans to adapt Yoram Kanuik’s popular 1994 book, ‘Magic on Lake Kinneret,’ into half-hour satirical black comedy With the massive success of “Homeland” and “In Treatment” in the United States, both adaptations of popular Israeli TV series, New Regency signed a deal back in February with Israel’s ADD to export Israeli content to […]

December 14, 2012
Homeland ‘Homeland’ is just the beginning for Israeli TV in Hollywood

TV executive Avi Nir, whose company created the series on which ‘Homeland’is based, says it’s all about storytelling. Three densely printed pages, held together with a staple, some with boldfaced headings, are lying on the outsized desk of Avi Nir, head of Channel 2 franchisee Keshet. It is a list of messages formulated by Nir […]

November 9, 2012
Hatifum Israeli Drama To Become Hulu’s First Foreign-Language Exclusive Series In U.S.

The distinction goes to Keshet Broadcasting’s Prisoners Of War (Hatufim), which was written and directed by Gideon Raff and became the country’s highest-rated TV drama. The story line will be familiar to fans of Showtime’s Homeland– it was based on the Israeli series. It’s about two soldiers trying to reintegrate with society, and reconnect with their families, after 17 years […]

July 16, 2012
playboy_condoms Playboy condoms to be sold in Israel

After launching TV channel, lingerie line, Playboy to bring its line of condoms to Israel The aging playboy Hugh Hefner is not giving up on the Israeli market: After attempting to get the attention of Israel’s consumers with a lingerie line and a TV channel, the porn giant Playboy is set to launch its line […]

May 7, 2012
Homeland Israel Israeli actors cast in Homeland season 2

Israeli actors Clara Khoury, Gal Amitay and Jonah Lotan have been cast for season 2 of Showtime’s Golden Globe winning adaptation of Israeli series, “Homeland”, it was confirmed today. Details about their characters were not disclosed but all will be shot during the production’s upcoming visit to the holy land in the coming days, where they will […]

April 30, 2012
Fashion Israel HOT launches Israel’s first fashion channel

Programs will give viewers behind-the-scenes glimpse into Israeli fashion industry Israel’s first fashion channel, dedicated exclusively to Israeli fashion has started airing on HOT. The channel will offer viewers programs featuring Israeli designers, stylists and celebrities discussing all the latest trends in Israeli fashion and giving a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the local fashion industry. Viewers […]

March 27, 2012