Paris – MIPCOM announced on July 31 that David Stapf, President of CBS Television Studios, and Armando Nuñez, President and CEO of CBS Global Distribution Group, will deliver a joint keynote address as part of MIPCOM’s Media Mastermind Keynote Series.

Organised by Reed MIDEM, the 30th anniversary edition of MIPCOM will take place in Cannes, France, from October 13-16.

The CBS Studios Global Content Keynote from Nuñez and Stapf is scheduled for October 14. With more than five decades of television production and international TV distribution experience between them, the CBS executives will discuss this year’s overall theme, The Global Quest for Original Content. The duo will tackle topics including the rise of event series programming, new relationships with digital distribution partners, CBS’s year-round programming strategy and the global appetite for CBS and Showtime content.

CBS Television Studios is one of the leading suppliers of primetime network programming, with top scripted dramas such as NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles and comedy series The Millers. The studio’s roster of popular and critically-acclaimed programmes also includes the phenomenally successful CSI franchise, summer event series Under the Dome, Elementary, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, and the Peabody Award winning series The Good Wife, starring multiple award winner Julianna Margulies.