TV series and film series have been popular in Asia for 40 years.
CANNES — Canal Plus has nabbed Michael Hirst’s series “Vikings.” Deal was unveiled on Monday at MipTV. Skein, helmed by Johan Renck, Ciaran Donnelly and Ken Girotti, averaged 5 million viewers on…
The pilot of "No Brainer," a quizzer co-developed by Warner Bros. Intl. Television Prods. and Japan's TV Asahi, will debut at the MipTV mart in Cannes in April.
CANNES -- Rolling off "Dragon Ball Z," Japan's Toei Animation is planning a bigscreen reboot of cult 1980s manga skein "Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiak."
Delightfully droll and fondly indulgent of its screwy protags, Nipponese helmer-scribe Kenji Uchida's "Key of Life" depicts what happens when a struggling actor and a hitman usurp each others'…
Ilan Astrug, former head of format acquisitions at Zodiak Media Group, has been named veep of acquisitions at Warner Bros. Intl. Television Prods., and Charlotte Raben joins him as the new veep of…
Warner Bros. is looking to expand its reach in China into TV production with a deal to adapt "Gossip Girl" for Mandarin-lingo auds.
TOKYO -- Warner Bros. Intl. Television Prod. and TV Asahi, one of Japan's five major commercial networks, are teaming to co-produce TV content targeting the U.S. and Asia.
Ninjas in India? Believe it. Japan's TV Asahi network is partnering with Indian toon producer Reliance Media Works to make 26 episodes of "Ninja Hattori-kun," a revival of a classic kiddie TV toon…
The Japanese, once one of the most TV-addicted people on the planet, are drifting away from the tube -- forcing networks to scramble for other sources of revenue, from pic production, satellite…
Shine Intl. has sealed a development and production pact with Japanese entertainment conglom Yoshimoto Kogyo to develop, produce and distribute content for the U.S., Japanese and other international…
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