International sales of French TV programs reached an all-time record in 2013, rising 8% to €137 million ($176 million). The study, conducted by the CNC, France’s national film and TV board, and TV…
France’s TV export biz bounced back in 2012, rising 14.8% to 127 million euros ($169 million) in spite of southern European markets’ collapse and crunched broadcaster’s budgets. Figures were unveiled…
PARIS– After delving into a wide variety of genre, from cop dramas (“Braquo”) to costumers (“Borgia”) and most recently fantasy skeins (“Rebound”), French paybox Canal Plus is also exploring comedy…
Dan Harmon should send Charlie Sheen a thank-you note. Just when the "Community" creator was looking like the biggest ingrate working in primetime, Sheen roars back into the race for the win — if…
PARIS– Fabrice Larue's Newen, a three-year-old Paris-based media group, has closed U.S. and Canadian deals on gameshow formats and has partnered with European TV players on two high-profile drama…
PARIS — U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has nabbed premiere broadcast rights to hit Gallic suspenser “Rebound,” repped by Zodiak Rights. Canal Plus’ highest-rated original drama, “Rebound” is produced by…
PARIS France has experienced its own deranged shooters, with each event bringing up arguments over the possible causes. After a recent incident, local legislators tried to ban violent videogames, so…
PARIS -- After making a name for itself with upscale crimers such as Intl. Emmy-nommed "Braquo" and "Spiral," French TV giant Canal Plus has branched out into the fantasy genre with €11.4 million…
CANNES -- Hulu has acquired exclusive subscription VOD rights in the U.S. to the first two seasons of "Braquo," Olivier Marchal's dark-edged thriller skein.
PARIS -- Vivendi-owned paybox Canal Plus has unveiled the programming slate and acquisitions of its new free-to-air DTT channels D8 and D17.
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