While a slew of hit U.S. TV shows continue to drive ratings in many overseas markets, the production of daring and innovative local drama series is booming around the world.
Stateside pilots could be flying high at the April 4-7 Mip TV gathering in Cannes, as TV advertising revenues are on the upswing worldwide and there are signs that the economic gloom of the last two…
Gallic company TF1 Intl. has picked up international sales rights to Jan Kounen's miniseries "Flight of the Storks."
Gallic arthouse production company Haut et Court is teaming with French paybox Canal Plus to develop "Pink Panthers," a high-profile TV drama miniseries centering on the infamous international Balkan…
Gallic pay TV giant Canal Plus Group has caused consternation in the local TV biz by announcing it will bow its first free-to-air digital terrestrial TV channel in November.
Celebrating its first anniversary, ITV Studios France, the Paris-based production division of the U.K. broadcaster, is launching a flurry of original programs, from fiction dramas to docus and…
Gallic thesp Jean-Paul Belmondo will be feted with a special tribute on May 17 during the 64th Cannes Film Festival.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp has confirmed that it is on board to co-produce Gwyneth Paltrow starrer "Marlene," a two-part miniseries based on "Marlene Dietrich," a memoir penned by the star's daughter…
A buoyant Mipdoc, Europe's sales mart for documentaries, kicks of its 13th edition in Cannes on April 2, with more execs set to attend than 2010 and an expanded program.
Serbian helmer Emir Kusturica will serve as jury prexy of Un Certain Regard at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, which runs May 11-22.