The Mouse House's international TV arm took the wraps off several program deals on the first day of Mip TV. Disney's "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" has been licensed on free TV to more than 80 territories…
Whichever side of the environmental debate you stand on, one thing is clear: Broadcasters are voting with their feet when it comes to green programming.
The BBC has snapped up U.K. rights to Showtime's "The Tudors," which highlights the early years of libidinous English monarch Henry VIII.
In what could be a game-changing development in the online entertainment biz, Electronic Arts is partnering with TV format leader Endemol in a creative partnership dubbed Virtual Me. This new digital…
FremantleMedia has snapped up production rights to a Dutch reality show format called "The Phone." The deal covers the U.S., major Euro territories, including the U.K. and Germany, Asia and Latin…
Gloomy docs dominated at the Mipdoc documentary market. Global warming, the looming threat of no more oil reserves and the harmful health effects of mobile phones were just some of the depressing…
Cablevision-owned VOOM HD Networks has inked a carriage agreement with satcaster Orbit in the Mideast to launch its VOOM HD channel in that region. The agreement heralds VOOM HD as the first high-def…
The 44th annual Mip TV opens its doors today in Cannes, with most of the panel sessions peppered with new media pundits, but most of the deals still put together by old-line TV players.
MTV Networks Intl. (MTVNI) is embarking on a major digital push for Comedy Central's "South Park" at this week's Mip TV program market in Cannes, as it looks extend the long-running animated series…
L.A.-based Regent Entertainment has just switched its output deal for telepics from TeleCinco to Antena3 in Spain. Company has also formalized a similar supply arrangement with TF1 in France.
RLTV, the first-ever niche channel devoted to retirement living, has just inked its first-ever foreign distribution deal. Starting in June, RLTV content will be aired on Canada's S-Vox channel called…