This Week’s Top Stories

ESPN, FOX and WBD form JV to launch a new streaming sports service in the US. Watch this and all of the week’s top stories.

1. ESPN, FOX and WBD Forming Joint Venture to Launch Streaming Sports Service in the US

The platform brings together the companies’ portfolios of sports networks, certain direct-to-consumer (DTC) sports services and sports rights, including content from all the major professional sports leagues and college sports. Read more.

2. Banijay Unveils New Scripted Initiative, Banijay Bootcamp

The new creative programme for scripted talent, set to facilitate collaborative storytelling by pairing in-house development executives with emerging writers in a dynamic residency. Read more.

3. La Mesías and Déjate Ver, Among Series Mania 2024 Competitors

The event has just unveiled its compete agenda for this year’s edition, which will take place on March 15 to 18 in Lille. The Spanish series will compete in the International Panorama competition. Read more.

4. Netflix Announces Julio Iglesias Biopic

The entertainment company has closed a deal with the artist to produce a series about his life. Read more.

5. LA Screenings Independents announces dates for its 2024 edition

The event will take place May 14-16 at the new Fairmont Century Plaza in Century City, Los Angeles, California. Read more.