Turner To Promote Adult Swim’s And TBS’s Final Space At MIPTV 2018 Convention In Cannes, France 9th-12th April
Tomorrow (9th April) marks the start of this year’s MIPTV (Marché International des Programmes de Télévision, English: International Television Programmes Market) convention in Cannes, France, a major event in the television content market calendar. The MIPTV convention is an opportunity for broadcasters and content creators to promote their shows and to potentially sell broadcast rights to other broadcasters and subscription streaming services. Turner will be at this year’s convention promoting their general entertainment portfolio, which is mostly U.S. content output from TNT, TBS and Adult Swim. Cartoon Network’s programming is also usually promoted at MIPTV.
One show in particular Turner will be promoting is one of TBS’s and Adult Swim’s newest shows – Final Space. Final Space is an animated comedy about an astronaut named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake; both go on a quest to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the place where the entire universe ends. Final Space is created by independent filmmaker, actor, comedian and entrepreneur Olan Rogers and is produced by Conan O’Brien’s Conaco and New Form, in association with Turner’s Studio T.
Also, Cartoon Network USA’s vice president of Content Acquisitions and Co-Productions – Adina Pitt will be speaking at the convention’s International Emmy Kids Awards Nominee Showcase conference, the conference will take place on 10th April at 10am.
MIPTV also has a sister convention that runs in October called MIPCOM. MIPCOM has a side event called MIPJunior which is a major international children’s media industry convention, which is attended annually by Cartoon Network.