Why French-made series are invading American TV


High-end English-language programming with French backers has quietly become de rigueur in Hollywood.

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On October 18, TNT will premiere Transporter: The Series, a high-octane TV series based on Luc Besson's hit action-film franchise about a courier who will deliver anything, anywhere — no questions asked, reports The Hollywood Reporter.