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Poirot star heads to MIPTV

ITV Studios Global Entertainment is bringing David Suchet, the star of long-running crime drama Poirot, to Cannes for MIPTV. The series, which is based on the Agatha Christie novels and produced by ITV Studios, is coming to an end after thirteen series. The addition of the new 5x120mins series thirteen means distributor ITVS GE has […]

Starz’ White Queen to be crowned at MIPTV

Starz will launch and screen its original period drama The White Queen at MIPTV. The series is a produced by All3Media’s Company Pictures with the US cable network Starz and UK public broadcaster the BBC. It will debut on Starz this autumn and Starz Worldwide Distribution has international rights ex-the UK and Benelux region. It […]

FremantleMedia picks up rights to hit Canadian format

FremantleMedia has taken international rights to Canadian entertainment format Family Harmony (Un Air de Famille). The original was created in Quebec by Attraction Images with Canada’s French-language public broadcaster Radio-Canada. FremantleMedia will launch the show, in which teams of families together in a battle to become pitch perfect and voted the most popular singing family, […]

Entertainment One boss Darren Throop to give MIPTV keynote

Entertainment One president and CEO Darren Throop will give a keynote address at MIPTV. The eOne boss will speak on the Monday of MIPTV and speak as part of the organiser’s Media Mastermind series. A statement from MIPTV said: “Following eOne’s recent acquisition of Alliance Entertainment, Darren Throop will discuss the future of his group’s […]

Baumgartner flying into MIPTV

Record-breaking skydiver Felix Baumgartner will give a keynote address at MIPTV in April. The Austrian daredevil will be in Cannes with Alexander Koppel, CCO of Red Bull Media House, and the pair will give a joint address on April 9 as part of a branded content conference strand. On  14 October 2012, Baumgartner flew 39 […]

CTC, MTS and Ailove launch online content competition at MIPCube

Russia’s largest independent broadcaster CTC is launching a transmedia content competition at MIPCube, the digital content segment of the MIPTV market in Cannes. CTC is, in association with telco MTS and agency Ailove, offering €5,000 in development funding to the winner of the Content360 contest. The content will be developed with MTS and CTC. The […]

Miami Five-O: NATPE 2013

Miami Beach-based programme market NATPE celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. And all the indications are that it is in rude health. A record numbers of buyers, a sold out sign over the exhibition floor and a big-name conference programme are just a few of the headlines that should make Miami Five-0 a very happy […]

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