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GSN Pilots Bible-Focused Competition Series

SANTA MONICA: The Game Show Network (GSN) is producing a pilot for The American Bible Challenge, an original one-hour game show in which contestants compete based on their Biblical knowledge. The American Bible Challenge features Bible enthusiasts from across the country and the teams will compete to win money to ...

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TAG Studios Preps Pilot for The Dramz

LOS ANGELES: TAG Studios has produced a pilot for The Dramz, a one-hour scripted dramedy series that follows a production company shooting a reality show. The Dramz has tapped real life people to play the roles of the reality cast and the reality show will be promoted as a spin-off ...

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Radiant Films to Make Inaugural Outing at EFM

LOS ANGELES: Radiant Films International is to make its debut at the upcoming European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin with the film Lullaby and Tom Shadyac’s doc I Am. Radiant, founded by Mimi Steinbauer, the company’s president and CEO, is funded through private equity sources and is set to acquire ...

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New Production VP for Oxygen

NEW YORK: Oxygen Media has appointed Jordana Hochman to the position of VP of production. In her new role, Hochman will executive produce on key series and liaise with marketing, communications, advertising sales and digital teams for those projects. She will be the main point of contact between the network ...

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Osiris Films to Air on NBCUniversal’s Chiller

LOS ANGELES: Osiris Entertainment has scored a broadcast deal with NBCUniversal’s Chiller network for its films Bunnyman and Behind Your Eyes. Bunnyman will premiere on Chiller today and Behind Your Eyes will debut in April. Produced by ANOC Productions, Bunnyman is about a group of friends who encounter a dangerous ...

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Mediaset Italia Joins Cablevision Lineup

BETHPAGE: Mediaset Italia is now available for a monthly fee to subscribers of cable platform Cablevision, which is also bundling the channel with Rai Italia to offer up an iO Italian package. "Mediaset Italia is very excited to have our network available on the largest cable system in the New ...

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Netflix Records Subscriber Growth in Q4

LOS GATOS: Netflix reported a net subscriber gain of 610,000 at its U.S. streaming and DVD rental platform in the fourth quarter, almost recovering from the loss of 810,000 customers in Q3 following an unpopular price hike. The company ended Q4 with 24.4 million subscribers in the U.S., a 25-percent gain ...

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Event Review: NATPE

MIAMI: World Screen Newsflash recaps the deals, panels and parties that made news at NATPE this week. The forecast from Miami is sunny, both for the weather and the content industry as a whole. The Fontainebleau, which played home to NATPE for a second year, was abuzz with smiling attendees ...

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Televisa, Lionsgate Announce New Production Venture

MIAMI: During a Thought Leadership: In Conversation With session at NATPE, Jon Feltheimer, the co-chairman and CEO at Lionsgate, and Emilio Azcárraga, Grupo Televisa’s president and CEO, announced a new joint venture for the development and programming of television content in English for the U.S. market. The deal comes after both ...

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G4 & NBC to Share American Ninja Warrior

LOS ANGELES: The new season of the obstacle course competition series American Ninja Warrior will be split between G4, which will air the preliminary rounds, and NBC, which will broadcast the preliminary finals as well as the grand finale. The two collaborated with the show’s original Japanese broadcaster, Tokyo Broadcasting ...

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