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South Korea and Japan Emerge as Key Battlegrounds in the Streaming Wars

Netflix has invested hundreds of millions to capitalize on the massive global popularity of K-drama and Japanese anime, and now HBO Max and Disney+ are entering the…

MIPTV: ‘First Day’ Director Talks Transgender TV Representation: “It Means They’re Visible”

Julie Kalceff created the groundbreaking Australian mini-series about Hannah Bradford, a young trans girl played by Evie Macdonald who navigates high school, friends and family life as her authentic…

BBC Diversity Chief Says ‘Luther’ “Doesn’t Feel Authentic” Due to Lack of Black Friends

Speaking at digital MIPTV, Miranda Wayland praised the gritty crime drama, starring Idris Elba, for having a "really strong, Black character lead," but said television needs to do more so that…

MIPTV: Marc Anthony, ViacomCBS to Partner on Comedy Series ‘Liked’

The multi-Grammy-winning music star Marc Anthony announced a second project between his production company Magnus Studios and ViacomCBS International Studios. The…

MIPTV: 5 Top Korean Formats Vying to Be the Next ‘Masked Singer’

These quirky but undeniably watchable new formats include the latest hit Korean singing show and a cooking competition involving bringing animated meals to life, plus impressively abstract formats…

MIPTV: David Beckham Talks Soccer, Disney+ and His No. 1 Career Moment 

The soccer star spoke of his legacy as a professional athlete and his future as a television producer in a free-ranging and highly personal keynote address for digital MIPTV.

MIPTV: Japan’s TBS, India’s Zee Entertainment Ink Coproduction Agreement

The partners will develop formats together and co-produce factual series, such as their first joint effort, 'The Spiceman Trails: Asia,' a culinary travelogue that explores the historic spice routes…

MIPTV: Warner Bros. TV Nabs Global Rights to ‘How to Buy a Baby’ Format

The original Canadian comedy web series from LoCo Motion Pictures follows an infertile couple who struggle to conceive with the help of a medical team.

Michelle Trachtenberg to Host ‘Meet, Marry, Murder’ Docu-Series

FilmRise and FirstLookTV unveiled the 13-part series about tragic marriages that lead to a homicide.

MIPTV: AMC+ Takes ‘Spy City’

In one of the first big domestic deals announced at the 2021 digital Mip-TV television market, AMC Networks have acquired U.S. rights for European espionage series 'Spy City,' starring Dominic…

Why MIPTV Is More Relevant Than Ever Thanks to COVID-19

A world in lockdown desperately needs content, and organizers are determined to put on a show despite the pandemic, enlisting Marc Anthony and David Beckham, among others.

MIPTV: Warner Bros. International Acquires Nippon TV Format ‘Sokkuri Sweets’

The hit pastry trickery show is being adapted to the Netherlands as 'Showcolade,' which will involve local celebrities being duped into believing chocolate creations are real-life objects.