AB Droits Audiovisuels, the acquisition arm of Gallic pay TV firm AB Group, has bought Canadian-U.S. drama series "The Firm" for French-speaking Europe and inked a first-look deal with eOne to…
CANNES -- Electus Intl., the worldwide distribution arm of Ben Silverman's shingle, has closed a raft of deals on the first season of "Fashion Star," the reality show hosted and exec produced by Elle…
CANNES -- Mexican producer El Mall has inked a first-look deal with Zodiak Latino, the South American arm of Zodiak Media Group, to produce Zodiak formats for select Mexican broadcasters, including…
CANNES -- Germany's Bavaria Film and Dutch shingle TeVe Media Group have joined Newen Network, a group of European TV producers who get first-look options to each others' formats.
CANNES -- Kenya's "Shujaaz FM (Well Told Story)," Canada's "Endgame Interactive: Facebook Episode" and U.K.'s "Live From the Clinic" topped the Intl. Digital Emmy Awards, which were handed out Sunday…
CANNES -- French web TF1 will co-produce "Law and Order" showrunner Rene Balcer's "The Grand," a Paris-set, English-language cop show toplining Jean Reno.
CANNES -- U.S. docu project "An Honest Liar" and Canadian format "Looking for Love" and won Mipdoc and Mipformat's international pitch nods, respectively.
Doc en Stock, the Paris-based company founded by Daniel Leconte ("Carlos") is producing "I Love Democracy," a collection of six one-hour documentaries set in Tunisia, Russia, Grece, Turkey, the U.S…
After bankruptcy and the departure of its founder, RHI Entertainment has rebranded as Sonar Entertainment and tapped Stewart Till as chief executive.
CANNES -- Viacom Intl. Media Networks has closed four deals with European broadcasters and producers on MTV's hit reality formats "Pimp My Ride" and "One Bad Trip," and docu-series "I Used to Be Fat."
PARIS -- Endemol Worldwide Distribution has closed a raft of sales on Zeppotron's dark-edged satirical drama ''Black Mirror'' in the run-up to MipTV, which kicks off April 1 in Cannes.