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Homeland, Community Score Critics’ Choice Wins

LOS ANGELES: Homeland took the win as best drama series at the second annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards last night, while Community received the honors in the comedy category. NBC was the most awarded network, with five wins. ABC and AMC tied with three wins each. Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations was ...

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CBS to Turn Draw Something into TV Show

LOS ANGELES: CBS has ordered a pilot for a new TV game show based on the mobile game Draw Something. A joint venture from Sony Pictures Television, Ryan Seacrest Productions and Embassy Row, the show will have celebrity contestants as well as everyday people playing for prizes in front of a ...

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U.S. TV Adspend Up 7.6 Percent

NEW YORK: Advertising expenditures in the U.S. increased across all TV media types in the first quarter of 2012, according to figures from Kantar Media. Total advertising spending in Q1 2012 increased 2.6 percent from the year ago, finishing the period at $32.9 billion. Television adspend was up 7.6 percent compared ...

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Oxygen Promotes Scheduling Exec

NEW YORK: Trisha Espinoza has been elevated to VP of program planning, scheduling and acquisitions at Oxygen Media. Espinoza continues to manage the network’s day-to-day episodic scheduling. She takes on the added responsibility of identifying and analyzing all acquisition opportunities for the network. She reports to Sarah Tomassi Lindman, the senior ...

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NBC Lines Up Fall Premieres

UNIVERSAL CITY: NBC has mapped out the premieres and sneak peeks for its new fall prime-time programming, with most of the shows rolling out ahead of the official start of the season. The rollout starts with commercial-free sneak previews of the comedies Go On—coming August 8 after the evening’s coverage ...

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Shine America Enters Digital Pact with New Regency

LOS ANGELES: Shine America has linked up with EMJAG Digital Productions and New Regency to create and distribute digital content. New Regency will co-produce and co-finance select digital products, along with Shine America, through a new first-look deal. Shine America and New Regency will provide production financing opportunities in the ...

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Netflix Names Chief Business Development Officer

LOS GATOS: Netflix has made Bill Holmes, who’s been with the company since 2008, its chief business development officer. Holmes has been serving as the VP of business development at Netflix, tasked with heading up global partnerships across consumer electronics, gaming, operator, service provider and retail markets. Under his leadership, ...

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Magid: One in Five U.S. Consumers Use Internet-Connected TVs

MINNEAPOLIS: One in five U.S. consumers, about 21 percent, connect to the Internet via their televisions, according to Frank N Magid Associates’ Media Futures study. Last year, the figure was just 16 percent. This number is expected to continue to grow, as 30 percent of consumers who don’t currently connect ...

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