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France Télévisions confirms plan to axe Newen

France Télévisions has reportedly confirmed it will no longer create new projects with Newen Group after protracted talks ended in deadlock. According to local reports, the French pubcaster has “stopped” negotiations on future Newen projects after it emerged commercial market leader TF1 Group was buying 70% of the production company. It had previously said it […]

France’s new wave

With shortform content, event TV and international copros, a new wave of French producers are keeping TV as a core business but experimenting with digital and new collaborative models, reports Pascale Paoli-Lebailly. Last year, the French TV market found a new Eldorado. Besides scripted reality concepts, which flourished on both private and public TV networks, […]