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…
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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.
It's a small step from stealing cherries to extreme gangland violence for two youngsters in "A Gang Story."