TF1 agrees deal with French producers

French broadcaster TF1 has agreed a new deal with local producers’ organisations that will see it commit to spending up to 12.5% of its advertising revenues on French-produced content over the next four years. TF1 will commit to spending 36% of its total programming investment on ‘dependent’ content, with a 26% ceiling placed on content […]

France Télévisions shakes up quotas, rights deals

France Télévisions has agreed new production quotas and secondary rights agreements with industry groups representing the country’s content producers. The French pubcaster inked a deal with the SATEV the SPFA, SPI and USPA industry associations yesterday that governs how much it will plough into indie production and how much will be in-house, as well as […]

Controversial TF1-Newen deal agreed

TF1’s deal for French production group Newen has been agreed. The agreement will see 70% of the prodco come under the control of TF1, France’s largest commercial broadcaster. This will create a new business that, the partners said, will seek to become a European production and distribution powerhouse. The deal has caused controversy in France, where […]