FROM MIP TVFrench private network TF1 closed its first major deal of the Mip television market Tuesday by acquiring the $20 million mini-series "Joan of Arc" from Endemol Entertainment of Holland.
FROM MIP TVWithout new American network series to bid for at Mip, buyers in Cannes this week could turn their attention to a potpourri of hot-ticket items from an increasing variety of sources.
FROM MIP TVBBC Worldwide just inked its first international deal, selling its "Miami 7" to Fox Family Network at this week's Mip TV market.
James Cameron's "Titanic" continued to solidify its hold on the mass American audience, racking up a humongous 18.3 rating in HBO homes during its premiere pay TV run on HBO Saturday.
FROM MIP TVJust one day after canceling its long-running soap "Another World," NBC used the Mip TV trade show in Cannes to unveil its replacement, "Passions," to the international market.
Michael McKean, who played Lenny on "Laverne & Shirley," has been cast as the lead in the NBC drama pilot "Masters of Horror & Suspense" from the Jim Henson Co.
South Africa's audio-video regulatory authority, the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), has ruled that television programs depicting excessive violence, especially against women, may not be…
With the updated "Scared Straight! 20 Years Later" set to preem Thursday on UPN, Arnold Shapiro Prods. is at work on a new installment of the Oscar-winning 1978 docu, "Scared Straight! '99," to bow…
FROM MIP TVVowing to double its revenues from foreign program sales to $45 million over the next three years, newly reinvigorated Channel Four Intl. sailed into Mip with a series of agreements inked…
ESPN, accused of soaking cable operators for large license fees, has decided to give back some ad time.
FROM MIP TVIt's happy days for the Munich-based Kirch Group. Recent weeks have seen new partners come on board and full control of the German pay TV market achieved, so the annual Kirch Mip TV do…