MIPTV


DRG acquires rights to “happy noir” police procedural ‘For Life’

DRG has acquired the rights to For Life, a Norwegian “happy noir” police procedural that will be launched for pre-sale at MIPTV. The 8 x 60-minute series is created and written by International Emmy Award-winning Gjermund S. Eriksen (Mammon) and co-written by Helena Nielsen (Lilyhammer). It follows the story of Victoria Woll, a hardened National […]

Mediaset to debut int’l arm at MIPTV

Mediaset España is set to launch its new international arm, Mediterráneo, at MIPTV this April. Mediterráneo has been formed due to the international market’s growing interest in Spanish content and the expansion of new distribution platforms, according to Mediaset. The new division will be led by Ghislain Barrois who will take on the role of […]

Exclusive: Armoza ramps up scripted with Arab/Israeli drama ‘Muna’

Armoza Formats’ Muna, a drama about an Arab-Israeli photographer battling with her identity, is among a slate of programmes at MIPTV that mark a “key focus” on scripted for the Israeli producer-distributor, which will come to market with more scripted than non-scripted titles for the first time.  Sharon Levi, head of sales at Armoza Formats, […]

Endemol Shine, BBC pull out of MIPTV as Reed Midem eyes floorplan change

Endemol Shine Group and BBC Studios have pulled out of next month’s MIPTV market, leaving their stands empty – or in the case of BBC, with new hosts – and opting for a skeletal presence on the ground in Cannes. An Endemol Shine spokesperson confirmed to TBI that the super-indie will not be running its […]

TBI opens MIPTV Hot Picks submissions

It’s that time of year again. TBI is now accepting submissions for our upcoming MIPTV Hot Picks coverage, which will sit within our April/May issue. Our editorial team will review all materials submitted and select the best new shows across scripted, formats, factual and kids content. We encourage you to send the top content across […]

TBI Weekly: Winding down from MIPTV

MIPTV may have had an impact on your days this week, as the industry experienced travel disruptions, TV deals and rain aplenty. Despite some stormy days, the Canneseries pink carpet brightened up the Palais des Festival bringing in talent from Sandra Oh to Michael C. Hall, Patrick Dempsey and Phoebe Waller-Bridge. The first edition of […]

Canal + reels in Waller-Bridge’s Killing Eve

French pay-TV service Canal + is the latest to buy into Phoebe Waller-Bridge drama, Killing Eve, which has been the most talked about title at MIPTV this year. The female-led spy thriller, fronted by Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, premiered on BBC America this week as the show’s stars appeared in Cannes for the Canneseries […]