Champs Elysées: The Most Beautiful Avenue in the World


News round-up: ABC adapts ‘Emergency Call’ for US; France-Israel co-writing residency opens; US-China science co-pro prepped for distribution

ABC orders US version of ‘Emergency Call’ format US network ABC has announced a new unscripted series, following the work of emergency call-takers, to be hosted by actor Luke Wilson and based upon a Belgian format. The hour-long series Emergency Call will document the first few minutes of emergencies as told from the perspective of […]

French indie preps Printemps ob-doc series

French indie Pernel Media is working on an ob-doc series akin to the UK’s Liberty of London that goes behind the scenes at a famous Parisian department store. Ahead of Printemps’ 150th anniversary of trading in 2015, Pernel is working on an “ambitious” project that gives the prodco “unprecedented access” throughout the store. The Printemps […]

France Télévisions orders pair of docs from Pernel

French pubcaster France Télévisions has ordered two one-off docs from Paris-based indie Pernel Media. It is making Champs Elysées: The Most Beautiful Avenue in the World about the iconic boulevard and investigative consumer doc Tuna: What’s in the Can? Champs Elysées: The Most Beautiful Avenue in the World will look at the people and businesses along […]