Comcast International Media Group is big on formats at this MIPCOM; with five new formats available: The offerings include E! Entertainment Television series Reality Hell and Perfect Catch, The Style Network’s Instant Beauty Pageant, as well as Baggage and Fake or Real. The last two formats come from Comcast Entertainment Productions (CEP), a full-service production company that specializes in reality, documentary, informational and entertainment programming.
In more news from CIMG, several licensing deals have been made in Asia Pacific. Seven Network in Australia has licensed a number of E! Entertainment Television specials, National Geographic Channel in Australia and New Zealand have picked up Human Wrecking Balls from G4, The Style Network’s reality series Running in Heels has been acquired by Joongang Media Q in Korea for its rebranded QTV channel. Lastly, in the Philippines, Velvet Channel has picked up new E! Specials and E! True Hollywood Story, Keeping Up with the Kardashians and more.
- RS West ’18