Paramount explores US-Mexico border

Paramount Network is expanding its scripted offering with a timely order for a 10-part drama set on the US-Mexico border. Coyote is being produced by Sony Pictures Television, MacLaren Entertainment and Dark Horse Entertainment and will star The Shield’s Michael Chiklis, who also exec produces alongside Michelle MacLaren (Game of Thrones). The 10 x 60 […]

TF1 to adapt NBCU format for France

French commercial broadcast leader TF1 has commissioned a local version of The People’s Quiz, news that comes after format owner NBCUniversal rebranded its international production and sales arm. TF1 bought the format from NBCU International Formats, which is part of new NBCU division NBCU International Studios. Comcast Communications-owned NBCU decided to rebrand its international operations […]

New French prodco joins Sparks Network

French producer Coyote has become the newest member of global indies alliance Sparks Networks. France’s previous member was Elephant & Cie but under the Sparks Network model only allows for one producer per territory in at one time. Coyote launched back in 1989 when French producer and presenter Christophe Dechavanne joined forces with Fabrice Bonanno. […]