CANNES– Orange Cinema Series, the pay TV group owned by French telco Orange has acquired first-run rights to three European series at MIPTV: “The Game,” “Kingdom” and “1992.” “The Game,” from BBC…
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PARIS– French paybox Orange Cinema Series (OCS) has signed a multi-year with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) to gain exclusive first-window rights to the U.S. studio’s movies and TV series. OCS, which…
PARIS — Two weeks after launching in France, Netflix has signed a distribution deal with Orange, France’s leading telecom group. The pact with Orange will allow Netflix to have its content…
PARIS — Leveraging its powerful upscale brand image in France, as well as bowing a pay TV business model which could expand across Europe, HBO will team with Orange Cinema Series (OCS), European…
Broadway is making an exploratory attempt at a digital cinema series, with stage-to-screen production company Broadway Worldwide pacting with distributor SpectiCast for a fall series of theatrical…
PARIS — A top purveyor of original drama and high-profile imports, paybox Canal Plus is launching a premium HD channel dedicated to series to drive up subscriptions. Canal Plus Series, set to bow…
Vivendi-owned Canal Plus Group has inked a five-year licensing deal with HBO, covering second-window rights to HBO's new series, including "Girls," "The Newsroom" and "Banshee."
Gallic pay TV giant Canal Plus Group has caused consternation in the local TV biz by announcing it will bow its first free-to-air digital terrestrial TV channel in November.
Subscriptions to Orange TV's French premium pay TV services Orange Sport and Orange Cinema Series rose 50% to 596,000 through Sept. 30.
Every pioneer encounters challenges, and in the five years since Orange -- part of telco giant France Telecom -- set up its content division, it has had its fair share.
Even as some parts of the French entertainment sector are pulling out of huge commitments to Gallic films, Orange-France Telecom Group is jumping in.