A+E Networks to Hit Cannes with Bevy of Star Talent


NEW YORK: A+E Networks has lined up more than 650 hours of new programming to showcase at MIPCOM, and is hosting a number of stars from its shows at the market.

A+E Networks is bringing to Cannes SIX stars Walton Goggins (The Hateful Eight, Django) and Barry Sloane (Revenge, Noah), as well as Knightfall star Tom Cullen (Downton Abbey). Also coming to MIPCOM are UnREAL headliners Shiri Appleby (Girls) and Constance Zimmer (House of Cards, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), and Pawn Stars boss Rick Harrison.

The company has a newly designed exhibit booth for the market, featuring an interactive central hub, a multi-functional double-sided terrace lounge and a series of meeting hubs.

“Our top talent, along with a spectacular new booth and winning sales team will all come together in Cannes to create a presence at MIPCOM that demonstrates the power of our brands and an ever-growing catalog,” said Sean Cohan, the president of international and digital media at A+E Networks. “I congratulate our team on creating this vision for success at the most important programming market of the year.”