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Mansha Daswani

Mansha Daswani is the editor-in-chief and associate publisher of World Screen. She can be reached on


A+E Networks Showcases Expanded Slate at New Booth

October 17, 2016

CANNES: A+E Networks is in town with more than 650 hours of new programming, Sean Cohan, president of international and digital media, tells World Screen Newsflash, along with the stars of Knightfall, SIX, UnREAL and Pawn Stars, and a brand-new, enlarged booth.


Discovery Invests $100 Million in New Digital Company

October 13, 2016

NEW YORK: Discovery Communications has made a $100 million investment in a new millennial-focused digital media company that encompasses Thrillist, NowThis Media and The Dodo, plus its Seeker network and production studio SourceFed Studios.


A Note from the Editors

October 6, 2016

NEW YORK: Here is a rundown of all the exclusive interviews and insightful trend features you’ll find in the MIPCOM issue of World Screen.

Laurine Garaude Previews MIPCOM Highlights

October 5, 2016

NEW YORK/PARIS: Laurine Garaude, the director of the television division at Reed MIDEM, tells World Screen Newsflash that more than 14,000 delegates are expected at MIPCOM this year, including a record number of buyers, with close to 5,000 anticipated on site.

Kiefer Sutherland

October 4, 2016

The actor shares why he was compelled to join Designated Survivor and why he can’t wait to launch it to the international market with Entertainment One at MIPCOM.

Scott Gimple

September 22, 2016

The showrunner of The Walking Dead talks about season six’s shocking cliff-hanger, the show’s opinionated fans and managing basic cable’s biggest hit.

Content Discovery, Channel Volume Top of Mind for Pay-TV Subs

August 31, 2016

A new report from Digitalsmiths on pay-TV subscribers has found that many are overwhelmed with the volume of channels available and do not feel it's easy to find the content they want to watch. The company queried more than 3,000 people aged 18 and up in the U.S. and Canada if they plan to switch pay-TV providers in the next six months for the Q2 2016 Video Trends Report: 7.2 percent plan to cut their service, 7 percent plan to switch providers, 3.7 percent want to move to an online service or app and 31.8 percent are on the fence.


Starz Reports Q2 Results

July 29, 2016

ENGLEWOOD: Consolidated revenue at Starz fell by 4 percent in the second quarter to $402.6 million, with operating income down by 5 percent to $105.4 million.