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Scripted Hot Pick: Shadowplay

Created by Måns Mårlind, whose previous shows include The Bridge and Midnight Sun, this Berlin-based drama is set in what producers describe as “the wild west of purgatory”. It follows the exploits of US cop Max McLaughlin, played by True Detective’s Taylor Kitsch, with the 16-episode series split into two eight-part seasons. Having landed in […]

France Télévisions names Recayte successor

France Télévisions has appointed pay TV veteran Julien Verley as its new director of commercial development, charged with overseeing the French public broadcaster’s commercial units and production activities. Verley, who will take up his post on May 9, succeeds Laetitia Recayte, who has occupied the role since August 2015. The role involves supervision of the […]

New chief executive for Canal+-backed pay firm

Polish pay TV operator nc+ has named Manuel Rougeron as its new president, replacing Julien Verley, who is joining the board of Canal+ as part of the ongoing series of changes instigated at the French pay TV outfit by Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré (pictured). Rougeron, who was previously vice-president of programming at the operator and […]

Canal+ reorg sees Bolloré chair supervisory board

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré has become chairman of the Canal+ Group supervisory board as part of a wider management restructure at the French pay TV operator that sees Bertrand Méheut (pictured) exit. NC+ CEO Julien Verley and Bolloré Média chairman Jean-Christophe Thiery also join the Canal+ board at part of the restructure, with the latter becoming […]

CBS’s Zoo opens around the world

James Patterson’s CBS drama Zoo has sold to international broadcasters around the world. Sky 1 in the UK, ProSiebenSat.1 in Germany, TF1 in France, Rai in Italy, Mediaset España and Network Ten in Australia are among the buyers from distributor CBS Studios International. The others are M-Net for pan-Africa, Yes in Israel, AXN in India, […]

Sundance Channel launches dedicated Polish feed

AMC/Sundance Channel Global, the international division of AMC Networks, is launching a dedicated Polish feed of the Sundance Channel. Sundance Channel Polska will feature Polish language on-air promos, versioned programming and grassroots promotions, and will replace the Sundance Channel’s Eastern European regional feed that’s currently available in the country. The linear channel will be available […]

Poland’s TVP launches entertainment network

Polish broadcaster TVP today launches a new entertainment channel called TVP Rozrywka. The channel will air comedy series, talk shows, music programmes and movies and will be available at launch via the cable operators Vectra, Toya and Petrus. TVP said it is also in talks with other cable operators, including UPC and nc +, and […]