PARIS– Channel 4 has acquired “The Witnesses,” a buzzed-about French procedural toplining Gallic star Thierry Lhermitte, in the run-up to Mipcom, where the series will have its world premiere. Sold…
CANNES– BBC Worldwide is joining forces with Fabrice Larue's Paris-based media group Newen to produce the Gallic makeover of “Last Tango in Halifax,” the hit BBC One romantic comedy series. The U.K…
PARIS– Fabrice Larue's Newen, a three-year-old Paris-based media group, has closed U.S. and Canadian deals on gameshow formats and has partnered with European TV players on two high-profile drama…
History Channel has ordered a ten-episode second season of its first scripted effort “Vikings.” Program, which bowed last month, ranks as the top new cable series this year. Drama has averaged 5…
If you're one of television's creative people -- a writer, producer, entrepreneur -- now's your time, says Endemol Group prexy Tim Hincks, who will deliver the keynote speech at MipTV 2013 on April 8.
Don't tell precocious BBC drama topper Ben Stephenson you can't have your cake and eat it too.
Kate Shepherd has joined Shine America as vice president of development. Shepherd is tasked with overseeing development of unscripted programming within Shine Group and working with third party…
For those who can't imagine growing tired of Beyonce Knowles' flawless face (or the rest of her), try going 90 wearisome minutes with "Life Is But a Dream," a vanity project that puts tolerance for…
Futurikon's toon skein "Minuscule," Arte's "Waste: A Nuclear Nightmare" and Canal Plus crime series "Spiral" nabbed top kudos at Monday night's 9th Export Awards in Paris.
Mark Rylance's dazzlingly watchable antics as a reproving Olivia overturned by lust in Shakespeare's Globe's all-male "Twelfth Night" constitute nothing short of a star turn.