Mipcom: deals inked in Cannes despite flooding

Mipcom: deals inked in Cannes despite flooding
Round-up of key television deals struck at Mipcom.

Mipcom 2015, the TV market currently being held in Cannes (Oct 5-8), is going ahead despite a severe storm causing major flooding in the area.

The storms struck the South of France on Saturday night, causing widespread flooding across the country and leaving 16 people dead.

At Mipcom, the opening night red carpet was cancelled due to the weather but the rest of the festival will go on as planned, the organisers said.

Below is a round-up of key deals inked at the festival to date:

The Last Panthers

SundanceTV have acquired Us broadcasting rights to The Last Panthers, the six-hour crime drama that was the opening night screening at this year’s Mipcom, with a plan to air in spring. Starring Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim, Goran Bogdan and John Hurt, the programme was commissioned by the UK’s Sky Atlantic and France’s Canal Plus. Studiocanal and Sky
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