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19 June 2017

Murder Squad joins Eccho Rights lineup

Eccho Rights has added Czech series Murder Squad (Mordparta) to its lineup, following a deal with broadcaster Prima. A premium crime drama, following the lives both private and professional of a team of investigators in Prague, Murder Squad was a great hit when it aired last year, scoring a 17% share for Prima. A second season just finished its run in the Czech Republic.

“We are very excited to welcome this series to our catalogue,” says Barbora Susterova, Head of Eccho Rights’ Madrid Office who brought the deal to the international distributor. “Demand for quality crime drama remains high, but it is the human elements of this series make it an even more interesting proposition for buyers looking for something a little different.”

Starring some of the Czech Republic’s top actors, including Jiří Bartoška and Markéta Plánková, Murder Squad follows the work of five top detectives, each with their own methods, quirks and personal dilemmas. Together they are a brilliant police unit, but when crime doesn’t stop at work for the detectives, the squad is faced with not only hunting down killers but also protecting their families and loved ones from real danger…