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Content crunch – the fight for rights

As the pace of consolidation quickens, competition for rights is fiercer than ever. Stewart Clarke talks to distributors about the changing face of the business and how, in the hyper competitive world of TV, they are gaining access to content. First-look deals, overall deals, development deals, output deals, umbrella deals and pod deals: all are […]

Israel’s Gil has most-watched MIP format For Real

Gil Productions’ Are You For Real? was the most-screened show at the MIPFormats event in Cannes this past weekend. The gameshow was the most-watched by buyers over the course of the fomats event. By programming category, gameshows were the second most popular genre behind entertainment projects. Reality shows were third most popular ahead of scripted […]

AMC Studios, Tricon conquer The Divide

Tricon Films & Television will distribute AMC Studios new scripted drama series The Divide outside the US. AMC/Sundance Channel Global, the international arm of AMC Networks, will handle the rights in some territories. The deal is one of the final few AMC Studios scripted shows that won’t go out through Entertainment One after the pair […]

Broadcasters bag IFC’s Bang Bang and Bunk

Canadian distributor Tricon has sold a pair of comedy shows to The Comedy Network. The Canadian specialty channel, which is operated by Bell Media, has acquired 30x30mins Comedy Bang! Bang! (above) and 10x30mins Bunk. Both comedy series are part of US cable net IFC’s growing slate of originals. Tricon inked a deal with IFC last […]

Tricon becomes exclusive distributor of IFC’s original programming

Tricon has inked a deal with IFC and will distribute the cable channel’s original programming internationally. IFC has increased its origjnal output in recent times with scripted shows including Maron, Portlandia and Bullet in the Face. The first IFC shows that Canadian producer and distributor Tricon will take to market are Comedy Bang! Bang! and […]

Tricon becomes exclusive distributor of IFC’s original programming

Tricon has inked a deal with IFC and will distribute the cable channel’s original programming internationally. IFC has increased its origjnal output in recent times with scripted shows including Maron, Portlandia and Bullet in the Face. The first IFC shows that Canadian producer and distributor Tricon will take to market are Comedy Bang! Bang! and […]