Television Business International

A+E pacts with Newen

Formats-logo-460_2A+E Networks formats will head into France via a new deal with Newen Group.

This follows a deal between A+E and the TF1 Group-owned production group.

A+E’s biggest formats include Alone and Bride & Prejudice.

“Our deal with Newen demonstrates A+E Network’s commitment to continued expansion in the international marketplace through strong, long-term partnerships with the best broadcast and production players,” said A+E executive managing director Patrick Vien.

“Our formats belong to a new generation of television; they are entertainment with a social purpose. After major success in the US and the UK we consider France’s audience to offer enormous potential for groundbreaking formats.”