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AHI Renews Grammy Distribution Rights

PALISADES PARK, June 19: Alfred Haber Inc. (AHI) is to continue distributing the Annual Grammy Awards, via a new deal with The Recording Academy. The deal for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in 2007 marks AHI’s 18th consecutive year of ...

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C4I Takes on New Flashback Period Drama

LONDON, June 19: British independent Flashback Television has appointed Channel 4 International as the worldwide distributor for the period drama Beau Brummell—This Charming Man, produced for BBC Four. This is the first BBC drama project to be acquired for international ...

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Celador Picks Up Classic Game Show Format

LONDON, June 19: Celador International has acquired the worldwide television rights to the game show format Mr & Mrs, which ran on ITV in the 1970s and 1980s. Celador International has acquired the rights from Derek Batey Enterprises and the ...

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Slovak Deal on Granada Format

LONDON, June 19: Granada International’s Dancing on Ice format has been sold to the Slovakian commercial network TV JOJ. The channel will produce 14 episodes of its own version of the show for launch later this year. The format, first ...

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Endemol Launches New Talent Show

HILVERSUM, June 19: Endemol International has acquired the select worldwide rights to produce local versions of the music talent format Singalong. Endemol has a one-year-option on the show, developed by Sweden’s Friday TV. The deal for worldwide rights excludes the ...

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ITN Rebrands Archive Footage Arm

LONDON, June 19: ITN is rebranding its ITN Archive operation as ITN Source, with plans to invest £1 million to further build its footage and 3G content businesses. The new corporate identity is intended to underpin the company’s strategy of ...

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BVITV Closes Deals in Cyprus

CYPRUS/LONDON, June 19: Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) has signed multi-year, multi-genre agreements with Cypriot pay-TV broadcaster Lumiere TV (LTV), in collaboration with the public free-TV broadcaster Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC). The deals cover a slate of blockbuster movies, Disney ...

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Rainbow, SkyLife in HD Programming Deal

NEW YORK, June 19: DTH platform SkyLife’s SkyHD channel in Korea is set to launch a daily two-hour block of programming drawn from five VOOM brands operated by Rainbow HD Holdings. The prime-time two-hour block will feature content from Ultra ...

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Adult Swim Programming Heads to Canada

TORONTO, June 19: As part of its fall schedule this year, Canada’s Teletoon has picked up six series from Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block for its late-night, 18-to-34-targeted programming lineup. "By acquiring the original Adult Swim titles, Teletoon is fulfilling ...

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Disney Hosts New Media Showcase in Asia

SINGAPORE, June 19: Buena Vista International Television (BVITV), along with Walt Disney Internet Group, Disney Channel, ESPN, ESPN Star Sports and ABC, hosted a New Media Showcase in Singapore today. Representatives from broadcast outlets, mobile operators, content aggregators, ISPs and ...

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