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Mark Burnett to Lead MGM Television Group

LOS ANGELES: Mark Burnett has been named president of MGM Television and Digital Group, with the move occurring simultaneously with the closing of MGM’s acquisition of the remaining 45 percent of United Artists Media Group (UAMG). Roma Khanna has stepped ...

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A Note from the Editors

NEW YORK: A rundown of all the exclusive interviews, including with celebrities and top-level executives, and insightful trend features you’ll find in the MIPCOM issue, which, at a whopping 732 pages, is our biggest ever. All of us at World ...

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World Screen Kids’ Content Trendsetter Awards Presented in Cannes

CANNES: The inaugural World Screen Kids’ Content Trendsetter Awards were presented to Nickelodeon’s Jules Borkent, Lagardère Active’s Caroline Cochaux, Disney’s Karen K. Miller, Cartoon Network’s Adina Pitt and KiKA’s Sebastian Debertin at MIPJunior this morning, after their panel discussion with Anna Carugati, View from the Top: What Do Kids' Buyers ...

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Discovery Bows TV Everywhere Streaming Service

SILVER SPRING: Discovery Communications has launched its first U.S. TV Everywhere streaming service, Discovery GO, which features programming from nine networks across the bouquet, including the flagship Discovery Channel. Alongside Discovery Channel, the service features live and on-demand access to programming from TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel, Velocity, ...

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FUNimation Channel to End Olympusat Pact & Relaunch

FLOWER MOUND: After this month, FUNimation Channel will no longer be distributed by Olympusat, with the anime network slated to relaunch early next year. FUNimation will officially terminate its content and brand partnership with Olympusat on December 31. The relaunched network will have a renewed focus on offering viewers high-quality ...

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Cyber Group Studios to Develop Rock Angels

CANNES: Announced at MIPJunior, Cyber Group Studios’ chairman and CEO Pierre Sissmann has teamed up with Scooter Braun’s SB Projects and the company’s full-service record label School Boy Records to co-develop the musical animated CGI series Rock Angels. The show follows the adventures of a five-member teen band comprised of Sky ...

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New Telemundo Unit to Help Market Brands to Millennials

NEW YORK: NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ digital and emerging business division has launched Co-Lab, a new social native strategic unit set to engage Millennials through social content and native video experiences. The unit will provide best-in-industry practices and insights in the development of social video content, anchored on brand strategies and ...

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New Free-to-Air Sports Net in Russia

MOSCOW: A new sports channel is going live in Russia on November 1, called Match TV. Match TV will have live TV broadcast rights for the majority of first-tier sports events and matches worldwide. This includes Russian soccer and basketball matches, as well as Formula One races, American football, rugby, ...

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Alibaba & Disney to Bring DisneyLife OTT Service to China

SHANGHAI: Alibaba Group and The Walt Disney Company have entered into a multiyear agreement to launch the OTT service DisneyLife in China. DisneyLife features a collection of Disney and Pixar movies, animated series, games, eBooks, songs, travel services and more. The device will be available for presale via Tmall.com starting ...

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CMF Leads Canada-Focused Program at MIPCOM

TORONTO/CANNES: The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Telefilm Canada are spearheading an exciting program that focuses on Canadian creativity and talent in science edutainment for children and sci‐fi productions targeting Millennials. Canadian industry leaders are also sharing the country’s expertise and successes on topics such as apps, streaming platforms and ...

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