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Banijay bosses discuss drive for scale, Endemol sale

Banijay Group’s top brass have spoken out about the business’s drive to achieve scale as speculation heats up around its ongoing acquisition talks with Endemol Shine Group, which has been on sale for more than a year. Speaking at MIPTV in Cannes on Monday (8 April), Banijay chairman Stéphane Courbit and CEO Marco Bassetti discussed a […]

MIPFormats 2019: TBI’s Format Hot Picks

TBI Magazine has picked the most buzz-worthy unscripted formats heading to Cannes. From Race Across The World to Mums Make Porn, these are the market’s hottest non-scripted offerings. The Secret Song Vivendi Entertainment/TF1 (France)       No Sleep No FOMO The Story Lab/Viu (Asia)       Mums Make Porn Passion Distribution/Channel 4 (UK) […]

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, […]