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Zeebox Makes U.S. Debut

NEW YORK: The TV companion app zeebox, which launched in the U.K. last year, has come to the U.S., striking partnerships with Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, HBO and Cinemax across more than 30 television networks. Zeebox allows consumers to find what to watch by browsing a set of comprehensive TV listings, social ...

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Saban Brands Adds Digimon to Portfolio

LOS ANGELES: Saban Brands has purchased the rights to the Digimon franchise. The Japanese anime series follows the story of digital monsters from a parallel universe who battle evil. Digimon Fusion, the latest installment, will be launched this MIPCOM. Aside from Asia, international distribution of the new season and 250×30-minute ...

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Latin Angels Special Premieres in India

MIAMI: Sierralta Entertainment’s Latin Angels Special debuted earlier this week on FOX Traveller, airing in India and other South Asian territories, courtesy of an agreement secured by Venevision International. Hosted by Mayela Caldera and Paty Cardona, Latin Angels Special is a 26×30-minute travel and beauty variety show featuring bikini models, actress and ...

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Disney Channels Worldwide Makes Promotions

BURBANK: Development executives Jennilee Cummings and Niki Reed have been bumped up at Disney Channels Worldwide. Jennilee Cummings has taken on the title of VP of Disney Channel and Disney XD original series, and Nikki Reed has been upped to VP of Disney Channel original movies. Cummings, who joined Disney ...

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Hollywood’s Hot List Sells to Polsat

LOS ANGELES: Rive Gauche Television has sold Hollywood’s Hot List into Poland, alongside a number of other licensing agreements secured by the company in Eastern Europe. Produced by Rive Gauche, Hollywood’s Hot List has been licensed to Polsat. The company sold Sins and Secrets to Chello’s Zone Reality channel for Poland, ...

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Sky+ Rolls Out New Catch-Up Service

LONDON: Sky in the U.K. has made a number of enhancements to its DVR service, Sky+, including rolling out a new seven-day catch-up TV section. More than 9 million Sky subscribing homes have the Sky+ PVR. Users can now access the seven-day Catch Up TV, featuring Sky’s own shows as ...

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Ghost Adventures Lands New Broadcasters

LONDON: The Scripps Networks International series Ghost Adventures has been licensed by Passion Distribution to a number of new broadcasters internationally. A sixth season of 21 hour-long episodes is going to be available from Passion for MIPCOM buyers. This means that 86 episodes in total are available for the series. ...

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MIPCOM Preps Sessions on Mideast Media, Turkey

PARIS: The Middle East’s television industry, post the Arab Spring, will take center stage at a number of sessions at MIPCOM, as will the booming Turkish drama business. A series of panels, led by Nabil Kazan, the president and chief executive of K & Partners TV Services, will look at ...

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BRB Internacional Reveals Catalogue for BLE

MADRID: BRB Internacional, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, is set to present several titles at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe (BLE), including InviZimals. The company is slated to showcase new licenses for Spain and Portugal, including InviZimals. The show is inspired by video games from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe ...

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