The big terrestrial channels may be buying fewer shows, but the U.K. remains fertile ground for imports across all genres, especially drama and comedy.
In the run up to MipJunior, Lagardere's Genao Prods. teamed with international partners to bring back two hit TV franchises for kids -- "The Chipmunks and Chipettes" and "Xiaolin Chronicles."
The Mipcom TV mart rolls out the red carpet for Canada, the country of honor this year, with focused events and a major talent roster present for Monday's opening night shindig at the Martinez Hotel.
LONDON -- In the run-up to TV mart Mipcom, international distrib Cableready has closed sales totalling 315 hours of programming.
PARIS -- Previously nabbed by Netflix in the States, Canal Plus' crime thriller "Spiral" (Engrenages) has now been acquired by U.S. web MHz Networks.
LONDON -- In the run-up to next week's TV mart Mipcom, ITV Studios Global Entertainment has closed a number of deals on its British crime and medical dramas.
PARIS -- "House of Cards" stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright and scribe Beau Willimon will tubthump the Netflix series at next week's Mipcom TV mart in Cannes, where distributor Sony Pictures…
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"Kids are kids. What they're expecting is roughly the same. It's adapting it to the different places they're looking for it that's the challenge," says Chris Waldron, VP of digital at Cartoon Network.