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Electric Entertainment, Bell Media licensing deal

Electric Entertainment, the Los Angeles based production, distribution and post-production company, and Bell Media, Canada’s leading content creation company, have announced a licensing deal for Electric Entertainment’s three new series, “The Ark,” “Leverage: Redemption,” and “Almost Paradise.” The deal includes the premiere season of the upcoming SYFY original “The Ark”, in addition to the new […]

April 5, 2022

Electric Entertainment, NBCUniversal sign The Ark deal

Electric Entertainment, the LA-based production, distribution and post-production company, has announced a multi-territory deal with NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer (NBCUIN & DTC) for its SYFY US original television series The Ark. The territories include SYFY in France, Spain and Portugal and SCIFI in the Balkans and Poland. In addition, NBCUIN & DTC has also […]

April 4, 2022

Electric Entertainment signs licensing deals for Almost Paradise

Electric Entertainment, the Los Angeles based production, distribution and post-production company, announces the signing of two new licensing deals including Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) networks in German Speaking Europe (GSE) and Now TV in Hong Kong for its successful crime series, “Almost Paradise.” The first US TV programme to be filmed entirely in the Philippines, […]

October 11, 2021

WildBear Entertainment sets up international distribution arm

WildBear Entertainment, one of Australian’s leading producers of factual programming, has launched a new distribution division, WildBear International – timed to coincide with the busy MIPCOM/autumn sales period. WildBear Entertainment CEO Michael Tear will head the new business from Canberra, with a start-up sales team based in Europe comprising Edwina Thring and Margaret Yoshida of […]

September 27, 2021

Survey: TV industry seeks balanced working environment

In the first of a regular series of surveys to test the health of the international TV industry, the TellyCast/ WorkShare Consulting Content Industry Monitor found that less than one in ten (9 per cent) of executives wish to return to full time, permanent office working following the pandemic. The results showed that the vast […]

April 26, 2021

Garaude exits Reed Midem

Laurine Garaude, the director of television at Reed Midem, is stepping down. Garaude has worked at Reed Midem since 1993 and was put in charge of television in 2009, helping develop and grow the Mipcom and MipTV events. Entertainment chief Jerome Delhaye and deputy TV director Lucy Smith will take on her duties in the […]

January 29, 2021

A+E Networks signs multiple content deals

A+E Networks International has announced several more deals with global media companies that it says “underpins the company’s reputation as the leading distributor of TV movies in the world, and highlight the strength of its growing international co-production unit”. “During a time when so many broadcasters and streamers are in need of ratings proven content […]

December 8, 2020

Study: Pandemic has lasting effect on TV viewing time

During MIPCOM, TV markets expert Glance (Global Audience & Content Evolution), part of Médiamétrie, unveiled the trends that are and will be marking this atypical year. Frédéric Vaulpré, Vice-President of Glance, commented: “All over the world, viewers have

October 12, 2020

Crunchyroll makes debut at MIPCOM 2020

Crunchyroll, a WarnerMedia company and anime brand, will attend and exhibit at MIPCOM for the first time this year. Crunchyroll will showcase its extensive content catalogue to global customers at the virtual event from October 12th-16th. John Easum, Head of Crunchyroll EMEA, commented: “Following our acquisition of VIZ Media Europe and its rebranding to Crunchyroll […]

October 8, 2020

MIPCOM moves online

MIPCOM has announced that the 36th annual international television content market will now take place entirely online as MIPCOM ONLINE+. The physical gathering, previously scheduled to take place as MIPCOM RENDEZVOUS CANNES, is cancelled due to the continued impact of Covid-19. MIPCOM ONLINE+ will be centred around the digital MIPCOM Week that occurs October 12th […]

September 10, 2020