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Drama Delivers for ITV Studios Global Entertainment

CANNES: ITV Studios Global Entertainment has landed sales for the dramas Mr Selfridge, Falcón and Endeavour.  The ITV Studios-produced period drama Mr Selfridge has presold to Ireland’s TV3, Norway’s NRK and Finland’s YLE. The European crime drama Falcón was presold to HBO Latin America, Sweden’s SVT and Israel’s HOT. Endeavour, an Inspector ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Muse Distribution International

CANNES: Set against the backdrop of the 1940s during World War II, Bomb Girls from Muse Distribution International re-creates the experiences of women who traded in their lives baking pies in the home for making bombs in munition factories. Muse Distribution International is offering the 18×1-hour series as part of ...

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Canadian, French Deals for Hannibal

CANNES: Gaumont International Television (GIT) has firmed up broadcast agreements with Canal+ in France and City TV in Canada for its new NBC drama Hannibal. The 13-part series, for which GIT has also sealed a DVD deal in Scandinavia with Nordisk, was previously licensed to ProSieben in Germany. AXN is on board as a global ...

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Netflix’s House of Cards Available in Full as of February

BEVERLY HILLS: All 13 episodes of the new drama House of Cards are being released on February 1, 2013, for Netflix members in North America, the U.K., Ireland, Latin America and Scandinavia. The show stars Academy Award-winner Kevin Spacey alongside Golden Globe-nominee Robin Wright and Kata Mara. From David Fincher ...

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New Deals in Place for Leverage

LONDON: The drama series Leverage has secured a raft of renewals for its fifth season via deals signed by Endemol Worldwide Distribution. FX in the U.K. and Ireland is on board for season five, as is VOX in Germany, Soho in Australia, Mediaset in Spain, AXN in Iberia and Super ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Content Television

CANNES: Content Television is promoting several new dramas at this year’s market, including The Scapegoat, based on a book by Daphne du Maurier of the same name. The two-hour-long feature stars Matthew Rhys and Eileen Atkins. The film, which takes place in 1952, is about two men who decide to ...

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FremantleMedia Ups Donna Wiffen

LONDON: Donna Wiffen has been promoted to head of worldwide drama at FremantleMedia, a post previously held by Claire Tavernier, who will now concentrate solely on digital initiatives as head of FMX. Both executives will be based in London and report to FremantleMedia’s CEO, Cecile Frot-Coutaz. Announcing the realignment, Frot-Coutaz said: ...

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eOne Clinches Deals on Primeval: New World

CANNES: Ahead of its MIPCOM launch to the international market, Primeval: New World has been licensed to Syfy and Hulu in the U.S., as well as a host of other broadcasters around the world, by Entertainment One. Syfy took the basic-cable rights to the show, a spinoff of the British ...

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Stars of House of Cards Head to Cannes

PARIS: Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright are headed to MIPCOM to promote Sony Pictures Television’s new Netflix original House of Cards alongside writer Beau Willimon. The drama is executive produced by David Fincher, Joshua Donen, Eric Roth, Willimon, Spacey, Dana Brunetti, Andrew Davies, Michael Dobbs and John Melfi. It is produced ...

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