Tencent buys Bond catalogue, Paramount’s latest

Chinese on-demand service Tencent has acquired exclusive local rights to the entire James Bond movie library and Paramount Pictures’ upcoming feature films. The deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer for the Bond titles will at some point in the future include the recently-released 24th film in the series, Spectre, which debuts in China on November 13 and is […]

MGM travels with Burnett’s A.D.

MGM International Television Distribution is taking Mark Burnett-produced bible-themed scripted series A.D.: Kingdom and Empire to MIPTV. The 12x60mins NBC show top-lines the US studio’s latest slate. Unofficially billed as the follow up to Burnett’s ultra-successful History show The Bible, it follows bitter political rivalries in the era of Jesus Christ as the Apostles, Pontius […]