Showtime’s David Nevins, CBS’s Armando Nuñez To Give Joint Keynote at MIPCOM

Showtime Networks’ president David Nevins and CBS Global Distribution’s president and CEO Armando Nuñez will deliver a joint keynote at MIPCOM, the Cannes-set international TV market.

Nevins and Nuñez will discuss the global expansion of the Showtime brand, their deal with Bell Media in Canada, the rising demand for multi-platform consumption of Showtime’s premium content, their collaboration with high-profile talent. The pair will also introduce their shows, “Billions” with Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, and “Twin Peaks” with Kyle MacLachlan.

Complementing their keynote, CBS Studios International will be hosting the world premiere screening for “Billions” on Oct.6.

“I am delighted that David Nevins and Armando Nuñez will share their insight into what it takes to produce premium drama series for today’s market. And we are thrilled that CBS has decided to give the MIPCOM audience an early look at ‘Billions,'” said Laurine Garaude, Reed MIDEM’s television division topper.

An Emmy-winning producer, Nevins’s credits include such critically-acclaimed series as “Arrested Development,” “24,””ER” and “The West Wing.” Nevins will be elevated to president and CEO of Showtime Networks on Jan. 1.

Nuñez, CBS’s top international executive, oversees CBS Studios International, which has 13 offices worldwide and is responsible for distributing programming from CBS Television Studios, CBS Television Distribution, Showtime, CBS News and CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours.

“Billions” will bow on Showtime on Jan. 17.

Organised by Reed MIDEM, MIPCOM will take place Oct. 5-8.

More TV


    Amazon Prime Video Reveals Three Spanish Originals, Drops Sergio Ramos Doc Trailer

    MADRID — Amazon Prime Video has announced a slate of three new Spanish original series set for 2020, which will strengthen the streamer’s domestic catalog in the country. It also shared the first trailer for its second Spanish soccer docu-series “El corazón de Sergio Ramos” (The Heart of Sergio Ramos). In “El Cid,” popular Spanish [...]

  • Maya Hawke'Once Upon a Time in

    Maya Hawke Reflects on Robin's 'Stranger Things' Coming Out Story

    Robin Buckley shocked viewers everywhere when she came out as a lesbian to Steve Harrington on the floor of a bathroom stall, but actress Maya Hawke says the twist wasn’t always set in stone. Hawke tells Variety that it wasn’t until episode four or five that she and the Duffer Brothers came to a final decision [...]

  • Love Island - Pictured: Kyra Green,

    TV Ratings: Is 'Love Island' Deserted?

    Two weeks have passed on “Love Island” and plenty of singles have coupled and uncoupled in their bid for love and a fat $100,000 pay check. However, there’s one couple that doesn’t seem to be hitting it off: CBS and “Love Island.” Ratings for the show have been far from paradisiacal, and with the network [...]

  • Jenny Wall Eryk Casemiro Nickelodeon

    Jenny Wall Named Nickelodeon CMO, Eryk Casemiro Named Senior VP of Nickelodeon Preschool

    Nickelodeon has hired two new executives, tapping Jenny Wall to become chief marketing officer and Eryk Casemiro to become senior vice president of Nickelodeon Preschool. Most recently CMO at Spotify-owned Gimlet Media, Wall will be responsible for all on- and off-air consumer marketing, brand creative and content launches across all of Nickelodeon’s platforms, including Nicktoons, [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content