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Malaysian Contingent Notches Up MIPCOM Deals

CANNES: The Malaysian delegation at MIPCOM, led by FINAS, has announced a variety of deals, valued at $30 million, including a co-production pact for Animasia Studio’s Supa Strikas and an alliance between Hasbro Studios and Vision Animation for Transformers: Rescue Bots. Sri Kamaruddin Siaraf, Secretary General of the Ministry of ...

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ZDFE to Distribute The Skinner Boys Globally

CANNES: ZDF Enterprises has taken on the international distribution rights to The Skinner Boys, a 26×30-minute animated adventure comedy show. The SLR Productions’ series has been given the go-ahead for production with Nine Network Australia and SRTL along with co-producers Telegael and Top Draw and in association with Homeplate. Inspired ...

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Saban Brands Gears Up Power Rangers Anniversary

CANNES: Next year marks the 20th anniversary of Saban Brands’ Power Rangers, which is number one in ratings in key global markets with its latest seasons.   In France, where the series airs on Gulli, Power Rangers Samurai ranked as the number one kids’ action series in the country with ...

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BRB’s Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds Reaches Milestone

MADRID: BRB Internacional’s Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds, first introduced on Televisión Española in 1982, turns 30 today. Even after three decades, Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds remains popular around the world and is viewed thousands of times a day on YouTube. It is also available via Facebook, Twitter, mobile ...

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Tricon Lands Off-Net Syndication Deal for Sanctuary

LOS ANGELES: Tricon Films & Television and PPI Releasing have scored an agreement for the procedural drama Sanctuary to be launched in weekly barter syndication in 2013-14.  The show began as an Internet-only offering, which drew nearly 4 million viewers and then scored one of the highest series launches on ...

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Defiance Clinches Canadian Slot

TORONTO: Shaw Media has licensed the sci-fi series Defiance from NBCUniversal Television Canada to launch in spring 2013 on Showcase.  The one-hour series airs in the U.S. on Syfy. A collaboration between Syfy and Trion Worlds has brought about the first-ever convergence of TV and Massive Multiplayer Online gaming, as ...

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ITV Studios Takes On Dori Media Format

CANNES: Dori Media Group has sold the format The Money Pump to ITV Studios.  The prime-time game show puts contestants head-to-head agains a money pump, which continues to pump out money as the participants race against the clock to answer trivia questions. The pump will only stop after the two ...

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eOne Television Hires Senior VP of Current Programming

LOS ANGELES/TORONTO: Debra Curtis has taken on the post of senior VP of current programming at Entertainment One (eOne) Television.  Curtis takes on oversight for all aspects of eOne’s current programming slate. She comes to the company from GK-tv, where she served as VP of development. She also previously served ...

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