Up The Ladder: Rakuten Viki

Rakuten Viki promoted Makoto Yasuda to chief operating officer (COO).

In his new role, Yasuda will oversee new business developments and drive the company’s top line growth. Before (…)

By |May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Venice TV Award Reveals 2019 Jury

The Venice TV Award unveiled the initial list of international executives who comprise this year’s jury team.

The jury will select the winners for Gold Trophies in 15 categories. (…)

By |May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

CBS’s ‘The Late Late Show’ Returns To London In June

The Late Late Show with James Corden will return to London to air four special episodes from the Central Hall Westminster from June 17-20, 2019.

The special London episodes will feature Gillian (…)

By |May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Comes To Netflix In August

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will be available for streaming on Netflix beginning August 30, 2019.

Produced by The Jim Henson Company, the series follows three (…)

By |May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

NATPE Introduces Streaming Plus Event

The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) announced its latest endeavor: Streaming Plus.

The one-day forum will explore the future of video content programming and distribution with (…)

By |May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Viacom Sells Formats To Telemundo Global Studios

Viacom International Studios (VIS) secured format sales of 100 Días Para Enamorarse (100 Days to Fall in Love) and Historia de un Clan (History of a Clan) to Telemundo Global Studios (…)

By |May 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Ay Yapim To Co-Produce Series For LATAM

Turkey’s Ay Yapim announced co-production deals for two of its dramas in Latin America.

Ay Yapim will co-produce Sahsiyet, under the new title El Asesino del Olvido, with Viacom International Studios. (…)

By |May 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Reed MIDEM Remembers Bernard Chevry

Reed MIDEM paid tribute to Bernard Chevry, who passed away on May 17, 2019, at the age of 96.

Chevry created MIPTV in 1963, then launched MIDEM, the (…)

By |May 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Seven To Reboot Banijay’s ‘Temptation Island’ In Australia

Australia’s Channel Seven will reboot the format Temptation Island.

The reality show features four dating couples that travel to an island paradise, where they are housed with attractive singles. The original Australian (…)

By |May 20th, 2019|0 Comments

2019-2020 Scripted Series: Warner Bros. International TV Distribution

Warner Bros. International TV Distribution division will be managing the distribution of one new comedy and four new dramas.

CBS comedy Bob ♥ Abishola finds Bob, after suffering a heart attack, falling (…)

By |May 17th, 2019|0 Comments