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Pillars of the Earth

MIPTV: Disney’s Ben Pyne, StudioCanal’s Rola Bauer to Get Medal of Honor

Indian TV execs Amit and Punit Goenka and Marcel Vinay of Mexico’s Comarex also will be honored at the world’s leading international TV event.

Rola Bauer to Head StudioCanal’s U.S. TV Operations

The producer of the Emmy-winning 'The Pillars of the Earth' will oversee all U.S. television productions and co-productions for the French-based mini-major.

MIPCOM: Tandem to Adapt Ken Follett’s ‘Code to Zero’

The German shingle adapted Follett's 'The Pillars of the Earth' and 'World Without End' as limited series.

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 Boosts Actors’ SVOD Residuals

Actors could see earnings increase 20-25 percent under the new rules, which compensate talent for digital reruns.

MIPTV: Tandem Teams With BBC, ’24’ Producer on ‘Lionhearts’

'Taken' director Pierre Morel is attached to direct the first two episodes of the epic miniseries, set during the Crusades.

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 Hires Israeli Producer for Co-Production Job

'Band's Visit' producer Koby Gal-Raday will oversee international co-productions and documentaries at the European TV networks giant

MIPTV: ‘Sex, Lies and Handwriting’ Series Starts Shoot in Summer (Exclusive)

The procedural from "Saving Grace" creator Nancy Miller and writer Annie Brunner is the first project under a co-finance and distribution agreement between Lionsgate and StudioCanal's Tandem Communications.

Studiocanal Shuffles German Executive Team

Jan Rickers steps down after 11 years as home entertainment boss, Kalle Friz new COO in charge of distribution and marketing.

Studiocanal Germany Names Barbara Knabe Head of TV Rights

Knabe will oversee film rights and TV series licensing for the German arm of the French production and distribution giant.

Canada’s Vérité Films Inks First-Look Deal With Muse Entertainment

The deal will see "The Pillars of the Earth" co-producer help finance and sell series from the "Corner Gas" producer into the world market.

World Without End: TV Review

Cynthia Nixon, Miranda Richardson, Ben Chaplin and Charlotte Riley get medieval in this eight-hour miniseries adapted from Ken Follett's best-selling historical novel, a sequel to "The Pillars of the Earth."

German Broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Rejigs Executive Team

Jurgen Horner Takes Over German TV operations with new bosses at flagship channels Sat.1 and Pro7.