While at Mipcom to present his first TV show, “No Second Chance,” popular American crime novelist Harlan Coben sat with Variety to discuss the new direction that his career is taking. The writer is…
PARIS– France's leading commercial network TF1 has acquired exclusive first-window rights to “CSI: Cyber” from CBS Studios International. The show is the latest spinoff of the franchise “CSI: Crime…
TF1 International has added four titles from Spanish director Pedro Almodovar to its catalogue slate — “Broken Embraces,” “Bad Education” (pictured above), “Talk to Her” and “Volver.” The titles are…
LONDON — Discovery Communications is to acquire a controlling stake in the pan-European sports TV network Eurosport International. Discovery has upped its stake from 20% to 51% following a deal with…
The past two years have been particularly fruitful for French drama exports, with a flurry of homegrown shows getting snatched up in major territories and scoring high ratings.
Produced in Europe, "Crossing Lines" is a credible and gritty crime procedural that NBC is scheduling as summer filler, featuring a crack team "from all over the Euro Zone" assembled to hunt down the…
PARIS -- The French adaptation of "Survivor," "Koh-Lanta," has been shut down by Gallic commercial net TF1 following the death of one of the 17 contestants on the first day of shooting in Cambodia.
Aardman Studios' Peter Lord, co-director of "The Pirates! Band of Misfits," sales house TF1 Intl. and Didier Brunner's Les Armateurs won top honors at Cartoon Movie, the European co-production forum…
French auds can't get enough of "Mentalist" star Simon Baker and neither can leading commercial network TF1. The Australian thesp has been TF1's secret weapon to stay ahead of the ratings race since…
Gaul's TF1 Intl. has unveiled three laffers ahead of the Unifrance Rendez-vous film mini-mart, which kicks off in Paris on Tuesday.