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TBI’s 2023 Predictions: Cathy Payne, CEO, Banijay Rights

As the new year gets underway, TBI talks to some of the biggest names in the global TV industry to get their thoughts on the major trends and best shows coming up in the next 12 months. Here, Cathy Payne, CEO of Banijay Rights, talks FAST expansion, surging costs and Gogglebox. What is the biggest […]

Lionsgate, SPT & Newen join The London TV Screenings

Lionsgate, Sony Pictures Television, Newen Connect, Eccho Rights and Viaplay Content Distribution are among new additions to the schedule for The London TV Screenings, which takes place 27 February to 3 March. The five companies take the total number of hosts to 26, with each carving out time in the calendar to deliver a mixture […]

Paramount+, Starzplay & TVNZ welcome Steven Knight’s ‘Rogue Heroes’

Starzplay, Paramount+ and TVNZ are among companies to have picked up wartime drama Rogue Heroes, which was yesterday extended into a second season by the UK’s BBC. The show, which is produced by Banijay UK label Kudos and Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s indie Nebulastar, has seen its first season picked up by Starzplay in […]

Exclusive: FAST dominates MIPCOM chat for distributors

The full fat version of MIPCOM was back with a vengeance in Cannes this week, but while Cara Delevingne and Emily Blunt provided some glitz, the clamour has been around something rather less glamorous. FAST was barely a subject for discussion at MIPCOM 2019 but spool forward three years and the revenue potential is clear […]

UK streamer ITVX inks first int’l acquisition for Australian drama ‘Bali 2002’

UK broadcaster ITV has acquired Bali 2002, a four-part exploring the lives directly impacted by the terrorist attacks on the Indonesian island 20 years ago. The drama, which will air on new streaming service ITVX next year, was co-produced by Banijay labels Endemol Shine Australia and Screentime for Stan and 9Network in Australia. The ITV […]

PBS takes ‘Marie Antoinette’ into North America after Banijay Rights deal

PBS in the US has picked up North American rights to Marie Antoinette, the Deborah Davis-penned drama produced for Canal+ in France. The show, which will have its North American premiere in Spring 2023, has been produced by Banijay Studios France, CAPA Drama and Les Gens. Banijay Rights sells globally. The series has been created […]

News round-up: Banijay links with Stallone & preps Escobar doc; Nat Geo LatAm acquires Frida Kahlo doc; C4 returns ‘Come Dine With Me: The Professionals’

Banijay links with Stallone & preps Escobar doc Endemol Shine North America and Bear Grylls’ The Natural Studios, a joint venture with Banijay, have created a new production partnership with Rocky and Rambo star Sylvester Stallone’s production company Balboa Productions. The three creative houses are coming together to develop “high-adrenaline, cinematic and genre-bending adventure series.” Bear […]

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