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TPI Acquires Spanish-Language Series

CHANTILLY: A number of Spanish-language HD programs have been added to the catalogue of TPI, including a new cooking series from Ecuador. The titles include 8 Mujeres Extremas, which follows eight young women who love extreme sports, and Los Olivados del Río, set within Río de La Plata. Tierra A ...

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CABLEready Scores TV Rights for Confidence Game

NORWALK: CABLEready has taken on the exclusive worldwide television rights for the documentary Confidence Game, which focuses on the investment bank Bear Stearns. The film had its world premiere this week as the opening title of the Connecticut Film Festival. Confidence Game shines a light on the 85-year-old investment bank ...

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Oxygen Ramps Up Original Programming Output

NEW YORK: Oxygen Media has committed to increasing its original programming by 50 percent, announcing five new series coming this year. Five titles have been greenlit, while another three are in development. Among the series given the go-ahead are Girlfriend Confidential: NY, part of a new Oxygen franchise that focuses ...

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SPEED Orders More Hot Rod TV

LOS ANGELES: Source Interlink Media is working on a fifth season of the automotive show Hot Rod TV for SPEED, which programs the series as the cornerstone of its Engine Block weekend lineup. The agreement is for a minimum of nine new half-hour episodes, with an option to extend to ...

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Passion Finds French Sales

LONDON: A number of broadcasters in France have signed up for shows from the Passion Distribution catalogue, including Disco Diva Mums and Kidnapped by the Kids. The Ultimate Guide to Penny Pinching, Baby Beauty Queens, Disco Diva Mums and No Arms Needed were all sold to NT1. Passion secured a ...

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Travel Channel in Development on Raft of New Shows

SILVER SPRING: Seven new original series are set to roll out this summer on Travel Channel, which is kicking off its Destination Summer lineup with the week-long stunt Travel America. The Travel America programming initiative will feature original series and specials that showcase various locations throughout the U.S. The event ...

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Six Projects in Development for Bravo

NEW YORK: Bravo Media is increasing its original programming by 27 percent, expanding its development slate with six new projects. Among the series in development are The Gold Coast (working title), about a group of 20-something girlfriends who move back home after college to live with their parents on the ...

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Style Media Ramps Up Original Programming

NEW YORK: Style Media is increasing its original programming by 25 percent, with the addition of five new originals series, six shows in development and two returning hits. From the producing team of the Magical Elves, Betsey + Lulu is a new docu-series that explores the lives of fashion icon ...

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Attenborough Working on New Five-Part Series for Eden

LONDON: Eden has commissioned a new five-part series from Humble Bee Films with Sir David Attenborough, entitled David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities. The series will follow Attenborough as he explores extraordinary evolutionary anomalies. Each episode will focus on two creatures with distinctive adaptations that link together with a common theme. The ...

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