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BBC Restructures for Digital Age

LONDON, July 19: The BBC, as part of its Creative Future initiative to ensure that British viewers can receive its programming on multiplatform devices, has announced an organizational restructure that includes placing director of television, Jana Bennett, in charge of ...

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Classic Media Names Digital Media VP

NEW YORK, July 19: Classic Media has named Andrew Perlman as VP of digital media to manage the mobile and online content distribution strategy for the company’s 3,000-plus titles. Perlman reports to Classic Media’s CEO, Eric Ellenbogen. He will manage ...

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CinemaNow Unveils Burn-to-DVD Service

MARINA DEL REY, July 19: The broadband on-demand content provider CinemaNow has launched a new service that allows consumers in the U.S. to legally download content and burn it to DVD, with deals in place with several Hollywood studios as ...

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HIT Names Promotions VP

NEW YORK, July 19: Dana Laufer is joining HIT Entertainment as VP of promotions to lead efforts to develop and implement national promotional campaigns based on the company’s portfolio of preschool brands. She is responsible for maximizing cross-promotional opportunities across ...

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Union Reaches Tentative Deal with NBC Universal

NEW YORK, July 19: The National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians—Communications Workers of America (NABET-CWA) union has reached a tentative three-year agreement with NBC Universal that increases wages, improves benefits and addresses job security issues for about 2,500 engineers, ...

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In2TV Launches Spanish-Language Service

BURBANK/DULLES, July 19: The broadband content service In2TV from Warner Bros. and AOL has launched In2TV En Espanol, with more than 25 classic television shows dubbed into Spanish. Available at www.aol.com/in2tv, the service includes Falcon Crest, Growing Pains, Babylon 5, ...

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Broadband Content Site to Launch Kids Channel

SEATTLE, July 19: The broadband content service ReelTime Rentals is launching an online service specifically for children, delivering live-action and animated programming and targeting kids of all ages, from preschoolers to teens. ReelKidsTV will initially be housed at http://www.reeltimetv.net but ...

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