The World Wrestling Federation continued its hype assault on Mip TV for the third day running with the announcement of yet more programming sales, this time to Australia.
Markets & Festivals
On May 9, the Cannes Intl. Film Festival will open with 20th Century Fox's summer biggie "Moulin Rouge" -- a perfect example of the newfound detente between Hollywood and the fest.
German kidvidder TV Loonland has licensed two pre-school properties to the Disney Channel.
TF1 Intl., the foreign sales arm of the French broadcaster, has bought most Euro rights to the Hilltop series "Shannon and Brooke" in its first foray into distribution of a U.S. show.
There are major changes afoot at this year's Cannes Film Fest -- even the pic-selection process is shifting.
Appropriately enough, the "Wog Boy" is ready to help others take their acts on the road.
Teutonic heavyweight Bavaria Film and Sweden's Jarowskij Group have signed a joint venture to produce fictional series for the German speaking market and Eastern Europe.
A Spanish-Portuguese bank, the Banco Espiritu Santo de Investimento (BESI), has taken a 25% stake in top Spanish toon house BRB Internacional. The deal came to light at the Mip market Tuesday in…
German kidvidder EM.TV is launching its branded Junior programming block in Russia. The Junior blocks now air in 11 territories.
Audiences for reality programming may be dipping, but the genre is still having a "huge impact" on television around the world, Paris-based research outfit Eurodata TV said at the Mip TV trade show…