Cannes is wanting to dispatch a worldwide festival only committed to TV show in 2018.
Leader David Lisnard affirmed gets ready for the twin celebration, which he says will be "as prestigious" as its film partner.
The Cannes International TV Festival will supplement the MipCom and MipTV occasions, which occur in April and October.
As TV keeps on drawing Hollywood's greatest on-screen characters and chiefs, the presence of a prestigious worldwide TV celebration has turned out to be inescapable.
The French government, which had voiced comparative yearnings, is as of now looking at a few different areas the nation over, including Bordeaux, Lille, Nice and Paris.
Be that as it may, Lisnard ensures his city has been arranging the move for quite a while and will dispatch in 2018 - with or without government bolster.
Demonstrated after the first Cannes Film Festival, the new occasion will incorporate an opposition segment and an industry sidebar.
Lisnard additionally wants to have about 30 groups pitching to potential funders, an online rivalry and open screenings.