Mipcom: The Next Big Thing?

There‚Äôs been a similar vibe across the past several major television markets that take place here in Cannes twice a year, with everybody looking for the next big tentpole reality format. But at this Mipcom, there is a sense of urgency as the U.S. broadcast networks are in dire need of finding successors for their aging marquee franchises. Since the spring MIPTV, three of the four major networks have seen a change at the top of their unscripted departments as part of the efforts to shake things up in the area. The last big reality format to score big in the U.S., The Voice, came from overseas, as did most of the older big American unscripted franchises, including American Idol and Dancing With The Stars, so unscripted formats from around the world offered at MIPCOM will get attention. Here are a few shows and untapped reality areas that are setting the Croisette abuzz: (more…)

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