TV Pública and CCTV sign first co-production deal

Televisión Pública Argentina and Chinese broadcaster CCTV announced that they have signed the first co-production agreement between both countries for the production of the series “Sorprendente China” and its Argentine version “Sorprendente Argentina.
The deal seeks to “show the cultural and social nuances of two countries geographically distant but close by human and technological relations,” said a statement. The productions will be shot in both countries with mixed production teams. The launch will coincide with the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires.
“Sorprendente China” and “Sorprendente Argentina” will be two series of four episodes that will address cultural, commercial and tourist aspects of both countries. In addition to the audiovisual format, there will be exclusive videos for the web and presence in social networks. Some of the places chosen are Tierra del Fuego, Jujuy, Misiones, El Calafate (Santa Cruz), Esquel and Puerto Madryn (Chubut), among others.