You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Cougar’ spotted in more countries

Courteney Cox praised for 'international appeal'

CANNES — ABC comedy “Cougar Town,” starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Following the deal with Virgin Media Television’s Living for the U.K., Disney-ABC-ESPN Television announced that  the half-hour comedy has sold to RTE (Ireland), TVNorge (Norway), Digiturk (Turkey), M-Net (Africa), Fox Intl. Channels (Greece and Russia) and Orbit Showtime (Middle East).

“The international appeal of Courteney Cox reaches a wide audience, helping to make the show a priority choice,” said Stephen Moore, exec VP and managing director of Disney-ABC-ESPN TV.

 In “Cougar Town,” produced and directed by Bill Lawrence (“Scrubs”), Cox stars as a recently divorced single mother in her  40s who discovers the high and lows of dating.  

The 13-episode series bowed on ABC in late September attracting 11.3 million viewers.

More Film

  • Anything

    Film Review: 'Anything'

    CANNES — ABC comedy “Cougar Town,” starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Following the deal with Virgin Media Television’s Living for the U.K., Disney-ABC-ESPN Television announced that  the half-hour comedy has sold to RTE (Ireland), TVNorge (Norway), Digiturk (Turkey), M-Net (Africa), Fox Intl. Channels (Greece and […]

  • Empty movie theater

    First U.S. Samsung LED Cinema Screen Debuts at Pacific Theaters Winnetka in Chatsworth

    CANNES — ABC comedy “Cougar Town,” starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Following the deal with Virgin Media Television’s Living for the U.K., Disney-ABC-ESPN Television announced that  the half-hour comedy has sold to RTE (Ireland), TVNorge (Norway), Digiturk (Turkey), M-Net (Africa), Fox Intl. Channels (Greece and […]

  • Stephen King The Tommyknockers

    Universal Wins Rights for Stephen King's 'Tommyknockers' Movie

    CANNES — ABC comedy “Cougar Town,” starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Following the deal with Virgin Media Television’s Living for the U.K., Disney-ABC-ESPN Television announced that  the half-hour comedy has sold to RTE (Ireland), TVNorge (Norway), Digiturk (Turkey), M-Net (Africa), Fox Intl. Channels (Greece and […]

  • WGA Writers Contract Talks

    Writers Guild Seeks to Reshape Talent Agency Business in Proposed Deal

    CANNES — ABC comedy “Cougar Town,” starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Following the deal with Virgin Media Television’s Living for the U.K., Disney-ABC-ESPN Television announced that  the half-hour comedy has sold to RTE (Ireland), TVNorge (Norway), Digiturk (Turkey), M-Net (Africa), Fox Intl. Channels (Greece and […]

  • UTA

    UTA Promotes Eight Coordinators to Agent

    CANNES — ABC comedy “Cougar Town,” starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Following the deal with Virgin Media Television’s Living for the U.K., Disney-ABC-ESPN Television announced that  the half-hour comedy has sold to RTE (Ireland), TVNorge (Norway), Digiturk (Turkey), M-Net (Africa), Fox Intl. Channels (Greece and […]

  • Ballers Season 2 HBO

    Film News Roundup: California Production Tax Credit Extension Moving Forward

    CANNES — ABC comedy “Cougar Town,” starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Following the deal with Virgin Media Television’s Living for the U.K., Disney-ABC-ESPN Television announced that  the half-hour comedy has sold to RTE (Ireland), TVNorge (Norway), Digiturk (Turkey), M-Net (Africa), Fox Intl. Channels (Greece and […]

  • Brandon Gregory

    Brandon Gregory Joins Third Coast Content

    CANNES — ABC comedy “Cougar Town,” starring Courteney Cox, has been acquired in various territories across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Following the deal with Virgin Media Television’s Living for the U.K., Disney-ABC-ESPN Television announced that  the half-hour comedy has sold to RTE (Ireland), TVNorge (Norway), Digiturk (Turkey), M-Net (Africa), Fox Intl. Channels (Greece and […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content