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Fremantle conjures up second series of Merlin, posts global sales

Primetime family adventure series Merlin will continue to deliver the magic as FremantleMedia Enterprises confirms a second season commission from BBC 1 and BBC Drama Commissioning.
December 15, 2008

Primetime family adventure series Merlin will continue to deliver the magic as FremantleMedia Enterprises confirms a second season commission from BBC 1 and BBC Drama Commissioning.

With the second season set to start filming in Wales and France next year, the first series has also been gaining traction around the world with recent sales to RTL (Germany), France (Canal+), South Africa (Mnet) and Japan (MICO). Merlin has been enchanting audiences since its UK premier on BBC1 this year, drawing 7.15 million viewers as the most-watched drama series of the week. Italy’s Mediaset is on board to premier the series today, followed by Sweden’s SVT on Thursday.

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