Telco Drama Play: European Phone Companies’ Big Bet on Prestige TV

To hold on to subscribers, and fight off Netflix, telephone and cable operators across Europe are pumping money into ambitious — and expensive — original series. read more

‘Babylon Berlin’ Sets Ratings Record for Germany’s Sky

The 1920s period crime drama will air on Sky U.K. later this year and on Netflix in the U.S. in early 2018. read more

MIPCOM: Traditional Players Show Strength in Transforming TV Market

Facebook and Snapchat signed big deals at the international television market, which wraps up Thursday, but old-school companies continue to make their mark on the business. read more

MIPCOM: Snap Partners With Discovery, Eurosport for Olympics Coverage

Discovery's Eurosport will partner with the social media firm for made-for-mobile Olympics coverage. read more

MIPCOM: FilmRise Sells Mario Lanza Doc to American Public Television

'Mario Lanza: The Best of Everything,' on the life and career of the legendary tenor, will air in the U.S. in November. read more

MIPCOM: Talpa Launches ‘The Voice Senior’

The spin-off of the hit singing competition show will feature senior citizens competing in blind auditions. read more

HBO Europe: The Best TV You’ve Never Seen

Netflix and Amazon may grab all the headlines, but when it comes to original content in Europe, the U.S. cable giant has been quietly carving out its own niche...

MIPCOM: Discovery, ProSieben Unveil German Streaming Service

The online aggregator will bring together content from ProSiebenSat.1's family of German networks and Discovery's free-to-air channels DMAX and TLC. read more

MIPCOM: On the Set of ‘Deep State’ With Mark Strong

The ambitious eight-part thriller, which launched in Cannes Monday, is the first regional scripted show from Fox Networks Group Europe & Africa. read more

MIPCOM: Peter Dinklage, Charles Dance to Executive Produce ‘Quasimodo’

The 'Game of Thrones' stars board the series, which is based on Victor Hugo's classic novel 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and is one of the drama pitches unveiled...

MIPCOM: European Networks Jump on Adaptations of Scandi Sensation ‘Shame’

Broadcasters in Germany, France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands have ordered local versions of the Norwegian teen hit that has generated global buzz on social media. read more

Amazon Postpones First European Showcase Day After Roy Price Suspension

The content head had been due to attend the event in London on Oct. 19.read more

NBCUniversal International Studios President Michael Edelstein to Depart

"As anyone who has worked in international knows, 1.5 million miles, hundreds of nights in hotel rooms and constantly changing time zones begins to lose its charm," he says...

BBC Regulator Sets Quotas for U.K. Originals

At least 75 percent of content on its flagship TV channel must be original productions, including 90 percent in peak time, says Ofcom and also requires the public broadcaster...

MIPCOM: Entertainment One Sells ‘Ransom’ Worldwide

Season 2 of the hostage negotiator drama, starring Luke Roberts, has been licenced by the likes of NBCUniversal, Sony and AMC Networks globally. read more