National and international broadcasters are set to present their latest and greatest TV properties at this year's MIP-TV, April 4-7 in Cannes. Celebrities attending the event include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Joseph Fiennes, Eva Green and Bill Pullman.
License! Global magazine offers you a sneak peek at new and current programs that will be highlighted at MIP-TV next week:
‘Bolts and Blip’ Picked up by Nick, Nelvana
ToonBox Entertainment and CJ Entertainment have inked international deals for Redrover and ToonBox’s animated comedy series “Bolts and Blip.”
Cookie Jar Debuts ‘Mudpit,’ ‘Debra’
Cookie Jar Entertainment will debut its first live action/CGI animated series, “Mudpit,” and a new live action comedy, “Debra!”
Discovery Launches Exclusive Russian History Catalog
Discovery Communications announced the launch of a new Russian history program catalog that will be available for third party sales.
‘Driver Dan’s Story Train’ Adds Multiple Platforms
twofour54 will present its preschool property “Driver Dan’s Story Train,” produced by 3Line Media in association with twofour54 Abu Dhabi.
Endemol’s Big Brother Moves Into Indonesia
Endemol announced its Asian operation has inked its first Indonesian deal for “Big Brother.”
Endemol Pre-Sales for ‘The Money Drop’
Endemol announced more broadcast deals for its global format “The Money Drop.”
Endemol Reveals Multi-Platform Reality Formats
Endemol will reveal its new multi-platform and reality formats at MIP-TV next week.
FME Cooks Up Deal with XYZnetworks
FremantleMedia Enterprises has acquired the international distribution, simulcast streaming and VOD rights worldwide (excluding Australia) for Donna Hay’s “Fast, Fresh, Simple” cooking series from XYZnetworks.
Fremantle Brings ‘Memphis’ to Cannes
The Fremantle Corporation announced that it has acquired the international distribution rights to “Memphis,” a Tony award-winning Broadway musical with songs written by Bon Jovi’s keyboardist.
HIT Racks Up Pre-Sales for ‘Fireman Sam’
HIT Entertainment's “Fireman Sam” series has been pre-sold to Turner Broadcasting and S4C.
MarVista Brings ‘Power Rangers Samurai’
MarVista Entertainment will offer 40 episodes of “Power Rangers Samurai” to international buyers at MIP-TV.
MTVNI Debuts Formats, Adds Territories
MTV Networks International will launch four new formats at MIP-TV, each bringing a unique programming concept to the international formats stage.
Nelvana Brings Four New Shows to MIP-TV
Nelvana Enterprises will introduce four new shows at MIP-TV next week: three new animated comedies, “Sidekick,” “Spliced” and “Scaredy Squirrel,” and the live-action sitcom “Mr. Young.”
Planeta Junior’s ‘Maya the Bee’ Flying High
Planeta Junior announced that more than 88 companies have joined the “Maya the Bee 3D” program in the south of Europe a year before the series premieres on television.
Schwarzenegger Will Be Back
Arnold Schwarzenegger will take part in MIP-TV in Cannes for the first time in eight years.
Shine To Rep Procter & Gamble Programming
Shine International announced an international television distribution agreement with P&G to sell Procter & Gamble Productions’ family-friendly programming to international broadcasters.
Skechers Entertainment Debuts DVD
Skechers Entertainment announced that it will launch its animated musical direct-to-DVD movie property “Twinkle Toes.”
Zodiak Kids Announces Redakai Pre-Sales
Zodiak Kids announced pre-sales for its Redakai property’s TV series “Redakai: Conquer the Kairu,” coproduced by Marathon Media and Spin Master.
Zodiak Kids Sells 50 Hours to Australia
Zodiak Kids inked a package deal with ABC TV Australia for 50 hours of children’s programming.