CANNES – Organizers of a U.N.-backed campaign for universal education called on TV execs at MipTV Wednesday to get behind a series of initiatives over the next 1,000 days, including a June 1 concert…
CANNES — Canal Plus has nabbed Michael Hirst’s series “Vikings.” Deal was unveiled on Monday at MipTV. Skein, helmed by Johan Renck, Ciaran Donnelly and Ken Girotti, averaged 5 million viewers on…
For some broadcasters, the war is not over -- at least as a subject for TV drama.
CANNES — Former U.K. prime minister Gordon Brown will be at the MipTV market Wednesday to tubthump for the UN's Global Education First Initiative. He spoke to Variety about the role he hopes the TV…
Content market MipTV is looking to show the world it can still be relevant at the age of 50 as some 15,000 execs converge on Cannes to do biz, and attend the ramped up numbers of red-carpet and…
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…
BBC Worldwide has reorganized its activities, but to a large extent it will be business as usual at Mip this year for the pubcaster's commercial division.
If you're one of television's creative people — a writer, producer, entrepreneur — now's your time, says Endemol Group prexy Tim Hincks, who will deliver the keynote speech at MipTV 2013 on April…
Rep. Francis Underwood is on quite the worldwide whirlwind tour.
Don't tell precocious BBC drama topper Ben Stephenson you can't have your cake and eat it too.