Harassment scandal deepens as MIPCOM ends

It’s difficult to write about the health of an industry in the context of an all-encompassing scandal, and the soul-searching in entertainment that has followed the Harvey Weinstein allegations was obvious to those at MIPCOM this week. In the various beach front restaurants and at the plethora of networking events many were furious, some nervously […]

MIPCOM slates – Drive & Beta Film

Drive Media Rights UK-based Drive has revealed its factual slate for Cannes from a line up of premium programming from producers. The shows come from Tin Can Island, Oxford Films, October Films, Blink Films, Back2Back and Antidote. The slate includes six shows: Wilder Australia, a new Ray Mears series (pictured); Body Cam Cops, a hidden […]

MIPCOM slates – Propagate & Revelation

Propagate International Following a year of growth Propagate will be bringing a new slate of unscripted series, specials and formats to MIPCOM. The slate will consist of My Partner Knows Best, a relationship comedy gameshow featuring Jason Biggs (pictured), The Grill Iron, State Plate and Girl Starter. Propogate also features series from Russia, Turkey and […]

Who to meet in Cannes: Katrina Neylon, FremantleMedia

Name: Katrina Neylon; Company: FremantleMedia International Katrina Neylon joined FremantleMedia International (FMI) as global content head in September after two years at Studiocanal, in effect replacing former Shine International colleague Georgia Brown, who left for Amazon Studios over the summer. Neylon joined the company four weeks before MIPCOM, an unenviable task when working for a […]

MIPCOM slates – Kew Media & TVF

Kew Media Group Hot off the heels of buying TCB Media Rights, Kew Media Group is set to showcase a range of fiction and non-fiction programming at MIPCOM next week. Kew Media Distribution’s fiction slate will be headlined by detective drama Frankie Drake Mysteries, a CBC original series developed and produced by Shaftesbury in association […]

MIPCOM slates – Viacom & BBCWW

BBC Worldwide BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) is revving up its factual entertainment titles for MIPCOM. Joining the slate are six-part series Astronauts: Toughest Job in the Universe and the latest incarnation of the Top Gear franchise Top Gear America. Top Gear America stars William Fichtner (Prison Break, Black Hawk Down), Antron Brown and Tom “Wookie” Ford […]

Who to meet in Cannes: Katie O’Connell Marsh, Platform One Media

Name: Katie O’Connell Marsh; Company: Platform One Media Liberty Global’s push into original content has been one of the more notable narratives in international scripted circles in the past year. Having first entered the original content market through a 50% stake in All3Media, it has now partnered with Texas-based TPG Growth to launch LA-based studio […]

MIPCOM slates – Discovery & A+E

Discovery Networks International Discovery Networks International will look to highlight four new documentaries at its MIPCOM booth this year. The slate will include docs on the human experience. Above & Beyond: NASA’s Journey To Tomorrow will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the institution and shines a spotlight on the vital role it plays for humanity […]

MIPCOM slates – Keshet International & Zee

Keshet International Keshet International is heading to MIPCOM with a slate of eleven original formats, returning dramas, factual and kids programming. The distributor will headline with Masters of Dance (pictured) a competitive dance show now heading towards its second season. Domination, a primetime game show in which a contestant tests their general knowledge against the […]

MIPCOM slates – Red Arrow & Zed

Red Arrow International A Red Arrow International format in which families hand over responsibility of buying their home is headed for MIPCOM. Buying Blind comes from Red Arrow Group-owned Kinetic Content, but was first produced by Snowman Productions for TV3 in Denmark. Joining it on the Red Arrow slate is The Spouse House, also from […]