Africa’s M-Net Picks Up STUDIOCANAL Drama Package


LONDON: Midnight Sun and Harlan Coben’s The Five are headed to Africa’s M-Net.

Thanks to a deal signed by STUDIOCANAL, the Swedish-French drama Midnight Sun will debut across 58 territories in Africa on M-Net’s new foreign-language block. The Five, a ten-part thriller from the best-selling author, is also set to air across Africa on M-Net

Katrina Neylon, the executive VP of sales and marketing at STUDIOCANAL, commented, “We’re delighted to sign this new deal with M-Net, brokered by STUDIOCANAL Sales Manager Elise Woolfe, which will see these leading prime-time dramas broadcasting throughout Africa. Our titles have grabbed the attention of international buyers, offering intelligent, thought-provoking and absorbing content. We’re also incredibly pleased with the success of Midnight Sun on its debut in Sweden—such outstanding ratings and reviews will further strengthen its huge potential in the global market.”