French broadcasting's movers and shakers hung on French culture minister Catherine Tasca's every word Monday as she announced a series of measures that will alter the landscape of French television.
The head of Canal Plus' French TV channel Monday dismissed as "completely false" reports that the paybox will have a lower presence at the Cannes Intl. Film Festival this year as part of wider…
Euro powerhouse broadcaster RTL is set to make a push into the U.S. indie feature film market, backed by the clout of the group's 18-odd TV stations.
Hispanic TV soon will be bubbling over with soaps. Brazilian mega-conglom Globo has finalized a five-year output deal with Telemundo that will see the U.S. Hispanic broadcaster airing annually at…
Documentaries are in demand, fueled by the proliferation of branded doc-focused channels. But old-school docs are an endangered species, threatened by reality programming, globalization and…
Jean-Paul Belmondo, Pele and Mick Fleetwood are among the dozen or so celebs skedded to grace the Croisette during the 38th annual Mip TV tradeshow, which opens today on the French Riviera.
National Geographic Channels Intl. (NGCI) will launch a National Geographic Channel May 1 on Spanish digital platform Canal Satelite Digital, owned by film/TV conglom Sogecable.
Gathered Sunday night on the eve of the annual Mip TV programming mart, Germany's four broadcasting heavyweights -- Kirch and RTL on the commercial side and pubcasters ARD and ZDF -- took the floor…
Wariness will be the watchword as U.S. TV sellers wing their way this weekend to the French Riviera for the 38th annual Mip TV trade show in Cannes, which opens Monday.
Walt Disney Television Intl. plans to offer six of Disney's animated features as a package at Mip TV in Cannes next week, marking a new direction for how the Mouse sells to overseas broadcasters.
Producing companies: Cross-River Prods., RFO and Dargaud-Marina Key creatives: Creator-producers Jean Marc des Rosiers, Michel Gantier; writer, Sebastien Viaud Length and number of episodes…