Gallic TV group Marathon is to distribute North American series in France as a potential prelude to it plans to expand into pan-European rights acquisition.
A&E Television Networks has licensed three seasons of "Criss Angel Mindfreak" to AXN Beyond, Sony Pictures Entertainment's Asia-Pacific cable and satellite channel.
Discovery Communications has secured a program block on ProSiebenSat.1's Kabel Eins, a German free-to-air channel.
Mark Burnett Prods. and Lionsgate TV are teaming to produce a U.S. version of "Parenti talenti," an Italian family talent show described as "American Idol" meets "Dancing With the Stars" for the…
Gallic production and distribution company Cyber Animation is launching a news and documentary division and changing its name to Cyber Group.
Australia's "Scorched," the U.K.'s "Battlefront" and "Britain From Above" won the three Intl. Digital Emmy Awards given out at Mip TV on Monday.
Documentaries dealing with sciences, current affairs and history topped the list of most-watched programs at the two-day MipDoc mart, which wrapped on Sunday.
Toronto-based production and sales house Portfolio is teaming with Canadian animation cable channel Teletoon to produce toon series "Hood."
Shine-owned U.S. production company Reveille has optioned Scandinavian format "Don't Date Him Girl" for a possible U.S. makeover.
Lionsgate has sold "Crash," "The Guard" and "Fear Itself" to Gallic telco giant France Telecom-Orange for its Orange Cinema Series.
With a slew of deals at the Mip TV programming mart in Cannes and a number of new pay TV channels ready to go on air, the Teutonic TV industry appears to be weathering the financial crisis better…