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MIPTV round-up: Protagonist launches ‘The Kings’ for global sales; David Beckham preps biography project; ViacomCBS strikes format deals

Protagonist launches ‘The Kings’ for global sales UK-based distributor Protagonist Pictures is launching global sales of Box To Box Film’s boxing docuseries The Kings at MIPTV this week. The four-part series, made by Box To Box in association with Ingenious Media was directed by Mat Whitecross (The Road To Guantánamo) and produced by James Gay-Rees […]

Exclusive: Fox’s Rob Wade talks global formats & urges US/UK risk-taking

The UK and US markets need to take bigger risks with entertainment formats, according to Rob Wade, president of alternative entertainment & specials at Fox Entertainment. Speaking as a guest on one of yesterday’s two special TBI Talks, Wade highlighted how many markets that traditionally take a lot of risks on new shows and creating new […]

ViacomCBS unveils new distribution arm, names senior management team

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) has restructured its distribution business, with its activities combined with those of ViacomCBS’s International Programme Sales (IPS) arm. The revamp will see IPS, which had focused on finished tape and format sales for network-branded content outside Latin America, combined with VIS’s sales division, which previously focused on VIS original content revenues […]