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Discovery Presents D-Day in 3D

NEW YORK: This Memorial Day weekend, Discovery Channel has slated the hour-long special D-Day in 3D, which looks at the use of 3D photography in the events that played out on that historic day. The network is aiming to unearth new information about how 3D photography was the key to ...

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NBC Entertainment Aligns with David Janollari

UNIVERSAL CITY: David Janollari, whose credits include shows such as Friends, Six Feet Under and Supernatural, is setting up a new production company through an exclusive deal with Universal Television. Janollari was most recently the head of programming at MTV. Prior to this he was the president of The WB ...

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CBS Reality Places First U.K. Commission

LONDON: CBS Chello Zone UK Channels has tapped Made TV to produce the one-hour documentary Donal MacIntyre: Murder in Paradise, marking its first commission. The doc is scheduled to launch on June 23. Donal MacIntyre: Murder in Paradise will re-examine the murder of Michaela McAreavey, who was killed while on her honeymoon ...

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Canada’s CBC Sets Prime-Time Schedule

TORONTO: Among the highlights of CBC’s 2013-14 lineup is the return of Battle of the Blades alongside the new crime drama Crossing Lines. CBC/Radio Canada is going to be serving as the Canadian home to the Olympic Games action from Sochi in 2014. Canadian athletes will be put center stage ...

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Hannibal Buress Signed to Development Deal at Comedy Central

NEW YORK: The comedian Hannibal Buress has inked a multiplatform development deal with Comedy Central, in a wide-ranging pact that sees, among other things, the creation of an original one-hour stand-up special. The agreement also includes Buress’s recurring role on the unscripted series Broad City, a commitment for a pilot ...

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FilmBox Live Builds Up Presence in Poland

WARSAW: SPI International’s FilmBox Live platform is now available on Netia Player in Poland, adding another 40,000 homes to its reach. FilmBox Live provides access to a wealth of movies and a number of live-streaming TV channels, including Kino Polska, Kino Polska Muzyka, FilmBox, FilmBox Extra, FightBox, DocuBox and FashionBox. Netia ...

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CMT Takes Off-Net Rights for Hell’s Kitchen

LOS ANGELES: CMT has scored a multi-year agreement with Debmar-Mercury to become the exclusive cable home for off-network episodes of Hell’s Kitchen. Produced by ITV Studios America, the show has aired on FOX since 2005. It is based on the successful British short-run series of the same name. Hell’s Kitchen debuts ...

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Cineflix Rights Moves into Scripted Acquisitions

LONDON: Cineflix Rights has made its first scripted acquisition, for the Australian series Secrets & Lies, an original commission for Network Ten. The move establishes the company’s interest in acquiring scripted content to distribute alongside the series produced by Cineflix Studios and by the Cineflix Studios joint venture Buccaneer Media. ...

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Sharon Osbourne Links Up with Disney for Book Deal

GLENDALE: Disney Publishing Worldwide is developing a children’s book around Sharon Osbourne’s character of Mama Hook from the hit Disney Junior series Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The adventures of Mama Hook will be chronicled in Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent’s Favorite Fables. Due to hit stores ...

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