For the major U.S. studios, the Mip TV mart used to be a relatively sedate affair. They'd take a back seat as international buyers scoured to buy foreign formats, post-"Survivor" and "Big Brother,"…
BBC Worldwide has unveiled a host of sales on its major new skein "Earth: The Power of the Planet," a five-part HD series that looks at the Earth's formation over 4.5 billion years.
Comarex, the Mexico City-based global distrib, has reupped its agreement to market German kids' animation producer and distributor EM Ent.'s portfolio in the U.S. and Latin America.
An influx of ad execs, the exploding Russian TV market and escalating openings for international biz all bulwarked attendance at the 45th Mip TV bazaar.
NBC U's Telemundo will launch paybox Telemundo Intl. next fall in Spain on the same day that it bows in Mexico as part of a pact inked with Mexican media giant Televisa.
France Telecom's Orange TV will launch an IPTV service in the U.K. by the end of the year, France Telecom Group chairman-CEO Didier Lombard announced at Mip TV Wednesday after delivering a keynote…
Deep-pocketed Gallic conglom Lagardere is on the hunt for production companies as it pursues is aim to create a pan-Euro TV production giant.
David Wyler is dusting off the family chariot to remake "Ben-Hur."
Net profits at battling U.K. tyke TV group Entertainment Rights dipped by 7% last year, according to results for the year ending December 31.
Teutonic distribs Bavaria Media Television and Telepool continue to ratchet up sales at this year's Mip TV programming mart in Cannes following a slew of package deals to the U.S. and Europe.