Mip News Roundup

Tandem Communications, Sony Pictures Television, Peace Out Productions and Scott Free Television launch four hour miniseries based on bestselling Robert Harris novel Pompeii.

Fireworks International is to distribute digital drama series The Booth at the End, produced by Michael Eisner’s Vuguru. 

La Sexta (Spain) acquires 10 new episodes of Cableready’s Dominick Dunne’s Power and Justice.

Playhouse Disney (US) acquires BBC Worldwide’s preschool series 3rd and Bird!

TF1 (France) inks deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment for movies including The Pregnancy Pact and A Dog Named Christmas.

NBC (US) picks up Sony Pictures Television’s format The Sing Off for second season.

Classic Media to distribute Arabic preschool series Nan & Lil.

Sony Pictures Television inks sponsorship deal with Castrol for its soccer documentary How to Win the FIFA World Cup.