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[04/04/07 - 01:48 PM]
In Its First Major International Co-Production Deal, Lifetime Networks Joins with French Media Giant Tf1 International to Produce and Distribute Original TV Movies Worldwide
The new venture launches with "Miracle Mountain," starring Jami Gertz and Dylan Walsh as an estranged couple caught in a holiday snowstorm, scheduled to premiere on Lifetime later this year.

[via press release from Lifetime]

In Its First Major International Co-Production Deal, Lifetime Networks Joins with French Media Giant TF1 International to Produce and Distribute Original TV Movies Worldwide

Initial Project Will Be 'Miracle Mountain' (wt) Starring Jami Gertz & Dylan Walsh

NEW YORK and PARIS, April 4 -- Concluding its first major international co-production agreement, Lifetime Networks, comprising the two most popular women's cable networks in the United States, is partnering with TF1 International, the distribution arm of France's number one broadcaster, on a creative and business collaboration that begins with the production and distribution of three original television movies for release in worldwide markets, it was announced today by executives of the two major media companies.

The new venture launches with "Miracle Mountain,"(working title) starring Jami Gertz ("Still Standing") and Dylan Walsh ("Nip/Tuck") as an estranged couple caught in a holiday snowstorm, scheduled to premiere on Lifetime Television later this year and which will be distributed by TF1 International outside North America at the end of 2007.

"We are very pleased of that first step in a long term partnership with Lifetime, one of the most creative and dynamic cable television networks," says Annabel Bighetti, TF1 International Senior Executive VP sales & acquisitions.

"Through this new partnership, we will begin the process of owning our own movies, instead of merely licensing them, which is a critical ingredient for success in this multi-platform era. We're thrilled that we're partnering with a company which is synonymous with successful and prestigious programming," said Susanne Daniels, President, Entertainment, Lifetime Networks.

"Miracle Mountain" is produced by Nomadic Pictures for Lifetime Television. Chad Oakes ("Broken Trail"), Mike Frislev ("The Mermaid Chair") and Greg Goodell ("Down Will Come Baby") serve as producers. Greg Goodell also wrote and directed the movie.

LIFETIME is the leader in women's television and one of the top-rated basic cable television networks. A diverse, multi-media company, LIFETIME is committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information programming, and advocating a wide range of issues affecting women and their families. LIFETIME Television, LMN, Lifetime Real Women, Lifetime Home Entertainment, and Lifetime Online (http://www.lifetimetv.com) are part of LIFETIME Entertainment Services, a 50/50 joint venture of The Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.

TF1 INTERNATIONAL, the worldwide distribution arm of the TF1 group (a diversified French communication group), acquires children's programmes ("Kung Foot ", "Zoe Kesako"), various series ("Lost Signs", "Julie, Police Commissioner ", "Zodiac Murders") and documentaries ("Once upon a Time Walt Disney", "Ushuaia Nature"), feature films for international distribution. TF1 INTERNATIONAL runs a large catalogue of French, European and American feature films (over 600 feature films). TF1 INTERNATIONAL is also involved in theatrical distribution via TFM Distribution.

SOURCE Lifetime Networks
http://www.lifetimetv.com





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· BROKEN TRAIL (AMC)
· LOST HOLIDAY: THE JIM & SUZANNE SHEMWELL STORY (LIFETIME)
· MERMAID CHAIR, THE (LIFETIME)
· NIP/TUCK (FX)
· STILL STANDING (CBS)





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