Pernel Media president Samuel Kissous reflects on another busy MIPCOM, where the shifting demands of the fast-growing AVOD sector and their SVOD counterparts are again impacting how producers, distributors and broadcasters do business. Read full article here.
Vivendi Entertainment and Independent French TV production company Pernel Media today announce that US-based Smithsonian Channel has come on board its epic 4K docudrama series about the building of the ancient Egyptian Pyramids as a coproduction partner. Smithsonian Channel will join Vivendi-owned Group Canal Plus in broadcasting ‘Secrets of the Pyramid Builders’ (6 x 45’). The French media group ordered the series for its C8 and Planète+ channels, with Vivendi Entertainment
"Recommission for Pernel Media follows strong ratings for architectural series French DTT channel RMC Découverte has ordered a second run of factual exploration Monumental Revelations. The series – known internationally as Ancient Superstructures – will explore the secrets behind the likes of the Taj Mahal, the Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia and Turkey’s Hagia Sophia." Read full article here.