Entertainment Archive

Voice Kids now in Nigeria

MIPCOM: Nigeria is to become the 40th country to air a local version of talent format The Voice Kids after local broadcaster Fame TV agreed a deal with distributor Talpa Global. Fame TV has licensed both the adult and junior versions of the singing competition series, which will...

‘Devils’ kicks off at Mipcom

Comcast-owned Sky Studios and Italy’s Lux Vide launched financial thriller “Devils” on Monday at Mipcom in Cannes, where NBC Universal Global Distribution has already closed sales deals with several undisclosed territories. “Devils” reconstructs the dynamics that prompted the debt crisis that threatened to unravel the many European countries that...

VIMN partners with Youku at Mipcom

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is collaborating with Youku, the video streaming platform from China’s Alibaba Group, on an original animated series as part of a wider deal. Little Luban (working title) is part of a memorandum of understanding for a multi-year content development and distribution partnership...

Mipcom: Pathe and Vendome to team up

Pathe, a France based production company and Vendome Pictures will be partnering in a limited series based on the famous Notre Dame Cathedral fire. The show will be based on The New York Times’ investigative reporting on how firefighters saved the historic cathedral and will follow in...

TV Asahi hosts ‘Super Shiro’ at MipJunior

TV Asahi, Japan’s  leading television network, hosted a world premiere for their upcoming show ‘Super Shiro’ at MipJunior. More than 100 MIPJunior delegates were in attendance for the world premiere of the new chase comedy, which was followed by a panel discussion featuring TV Asahi’s Takahiro Kishimoto,...

90+ Indian companies at Mipcom 2019

The largest TV content market in the world, Mipcom 2019 is taking place at Cannes, France and it will be seeing a strong Indian presence. Around 95 Indian companies are participating in this annual content marketplace and they will be having an Indian Pavilion in which 32...

Kew Media Distribution at Mipcom

Leading content company Kew Media Distribution will showcase an impressive line-up of high-quality, new-to-market factual titles ahead of MIPCOM. British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones joins “Griff’s Great Kiwi Road Trip” a travel show in which he journeys off the beaten track from the top...

Corus secures landmark deals

Corus Studios, a division of Corus Entertainment, makes its imprint on the international market this year with multiple worldwide sales for its original lifestyle and unscripted content ahead of MIPCOM. Said to be focusing on character-driven content in niche industries for its unscripted content, Corus Entertainment has revealed...

Sky’s Brassic to go global

Sky’s biggest original comedy launch in seven years, Brassic, has claimed sales in five new territories viz., CBC Gem in Canada, France’s Canal+, and ABC in Australia, Comunidad Film in Spain and New Zealand’s Rialto. Created by Joe Gilgun (Misfits, Preacher) and BAFTA and International Emmy-winning writer...

Zodiak Kits debuts four new series

Zodiak Kits, a distributing division of Baniay Group, announced yesterday that four new acquisitions will be taking to MIPCOM next week: Super Agent Jon Le Bon! , Babyatrice, Cry Babies Magic Tears and Percy’s Tiger Tales. The team will be showcasing the new series alongside the rest of the Zodiak Kids programming...