The Disney Channel has taken Spanish pay TV rights to "Miniman," a 13-part animated series from Barcelona toon house Cromosoma.
Markets & Festivals
The BBC and Pearson Television led the pack of British companies out of the gate Monday at the Mip TV trade show.
German sales company Peppermint has concluded a deal to exclusively handle rights for production association Producers AG.
Euro powerhouse broadcaster RTL is set to make a push into the U.S. indie feature film market, backed by the clout of the group's 18-odd TV stations.
Touted as this year's most expensive Euro TV project, the 40 million euros ($35 million) miniseries "Napoleon" is set to role May 21.
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Pele and Mick Fleetwood are among the dozen or so celebs skedded to grace the Croisette during the 38th annual Mip TV tradeshow, which opens today on the French Riviera.
Over 30 French and American films, including seven pics featuring Jacqueline Bisset, will unspool at the seventh annual Avignon/New York Film Festival, April 16 - 22.
Documentaries are in demand, fueled by the proliferation of branded doc-focused channels. But old-school docs are an endangered species, threatened by reality programming, globalization and…
National Geographic Channels Intl. (NGCI) will launch a National Geographic Channel May 1 on Spanish digital platform Canal Satelite Digital, owned by film/TV conglom Sogecable.
Gathered Sunday night on the eve of the annual Mip TV programming mart, Germany's four broadcasting heavyweights -- Kirch and RTL on the commercial side and pubcasters ARD and ZDF -- took the floor…