CBS Studios International Licenses FBI to France's M6
CBS Studios International and M6 today announced a licensing agreement in France for the new fall drama FBI.
Globally, the series has been licensed in nearly 200 markets to some of the biggest broadcasters, including Sky in the U.K., Corus in Canada and ProSiebenSat.1 Group in Germany.
"CBS is committed to working with the best producers and talent in the business, and having FBI on our slate further demonstrates this to broadcasters across the globe," said Barry Chamberlain, President of Sales for CBS Studios International. "M6 already licenses some of CBS' best-known programming, from NCIS to BULL, which makes it the perfect place for FBI to land in France."
FBI is a fast-paced drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is from Emmy Award winner Dick WOLF and the team behind the "Law & Order" franchise.
Dick Wolf, Rick Eid, Derek Haas, Terry Miller, Norberto Barba, Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski executive produce FBI for Universal Television in association with CBS Television Studios and WOLF Entertainment. FBI is distributed internationally by CBS Studios International.
CBS Studios International is the leading supplier of programming to the international television marketplace, licensing to more than 200 markets in more than 60 languages across multiple media platforms. The division distributes programming from CBS Television Studios created for the CBS Television Network, The CW, CBS All Access and other platforms, as well as content from CBS Television Distribution, Showtime Networks, CBS News, CBS Films and a library of more than 70,000 hours of programming. The Studio participates in a number of international channel ventures, including owning and operating Network 10 in Australia and also exports a diverse line-up of formats for local production. CBS Studios International has 13 offices around the world, including its base in Los Angeles and EMEA headquarters in Amsterdam. CBS Studios International is a division of CBS Corporation.
Established in 1987 around the M6 channel, Groupe M6 is a powerful multimedia group which focuses on three areas: television (7 channels including M6, the second largest commercial channel in the French market), radio (3 stations including RTL, the leading radio station in France) and digital (more than 30 media on the Internet). Leveraging its brands and content, Groupe M6 has gradually expanded its operations through targeted diversification activities (content production and acquisition, cinema, e-commerce, music, shows, etc.) and innovative offerings such as 6play, its digital platform launched in 2013 (25 million registered users and more than one billion videos viewed in 2018). Groupe M6 is positioned as a content producer that is firmly rooted in the new technology era, constantly seeking to develop synergies between its brands while always being one step ahead in responding to the expectations of its various audiences. For more information: groupem6.fr / @M6Groupe