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Dexter to Stream on Netflix

BEVERLY HILLS: Netflix and CBS Corporation have signed a content licensing agreement for all eight seasons of the Showtime drama Dexter to become available for Netflix members in the U.S. The first four seasons will become available on October 31 for users to watch instantly. Seasons five through eight become ...

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Korean Drama Slated for U.S. Treatment

SINGAPORE: tvN's Nine: Nine Times Ten is getting an American version on ABC, marking the first time a Korean drama is being adapted in the the country. Nine: Nine Times Ten, sold by CJ E&M Corporation, is a fantasy drama focused on a man who uses incense sticks to travel ...

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Strike Back Returning for Season Four

NEW YORK: The action series Strike Back is getting a fourth and final season of ten new episodes, which Cinemax/HBO will produce with Left Bank and Sky. Strike Back will air on Cinemax in the U.S. in 2014; in the U.K., Sky will broadcast the show. Strike Back wrapped its ...

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DISCOP Africa Registration Pacing Ahead of Last Year

LOS ANGELES/JOHANNESBURG: The level of pre-registrations for DISCOP Africa is up 20 percent on last year's figures, as the event gears up for its eighth edition to take place from November 6 to 8. More than 1,500 delegates from 70-plus countries are already set to attend. This represents more than ...

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Food Network UK Orders Holiday Programming

LONDON: Food Network in the U.K. has added a number of new Christmas-themed series to its December lineup, including Delia Through the Decades and Rosemary Shrager's Classic Christmas. Delia Through the Decades and Rosemary Shrager's Classic Christmas watch as Delia Smith and Rosemary Shrager give advice on traditional Christmas cooking ...

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Lee Raftery Takes on Expanded Remit at NBCU

LONDON: Lee Raftery has been named executive VP of marketing and communications for NBCUniversal International, reporting directly to chairman Kevin MacLellan.  Based in London, Raftery currently oversees all marketing for NBCUniversal International Television. With an expanded remit, in a newly ...

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CNN Renews Morgan Spurlock’s Inside Man

ATLANTA: CNN's original series Inside Man, produced and hosted by Morgan Spurlock, has been renewed for a second season. Season two, which will have eight new one-hour episodes, will launch in spring 2014. The show features the acclaimed documentary filmmaker immersing himself in topical subjects while offering an intimate look ...

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NYTVF Wraps With 20 Development Deals in Place

NEW YORK: A&E, BET, Channel 4, FOX, HISTORY and IFC were among the broadcasters to award development deals at the recent New York Television Festival, which wrapped on Saturday night. The MSN Short-Form Storytellers Challenge was won by Guy Georgeson of Canada with Coolest Thing I've Ever Made. From the ...

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Another Season of Drop Dead Diva for Lifetime

LOS ANGELES: Lifetime has ordered a 13-episode sixth season of Drop Dead Diva, a dramedy produced by Sony Pictures Television. Drop Dead Diva is about a deceased aspiring model whose soul takes over the body of a plus-size attorney. The show's cast is led by Brooke Elliott, Margaret Cho, Jackson ...

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FOX Gives Full-Season Order to Dads

LOS ANGELES: FOX has picked up nine additional episodes of Dads, for a full 22-episode season order. Dads currently ranks as one of the top 10 new series among men 18 to 34 and one of the top 10 new comedies among men 18 to 49 and women 18 to ...

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