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ZED Presells D-Day Doc to Nat Geo

PARIS: ZED has presold the global rights for Sacrifice, a two-part D-Day documentary, to National Geographic Channels International and National Geographic Channel in the U.S. This agreement excludes France, Canada and China. Produced by CC&C and Louis Vaudeville for broadcast on TF1 in France, Sacrifice centers on the Normandy landings ...

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Donald Sutherland Commits to New Animated Film

TORONTO: Donald Sutherland is serving as producer and screenwriter for Pirate's Passage, an upcoming animated movie that he is also set to star in. Based on a successful adventure novel, Pirate's Passage focuses on a 12-year-old boy who is dealing with the death of his father. It takes place in ...

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Scripps Game Show to Be Nationally Syndicated by MGM

CINCINNATI: MGM Domestic Television has become a national syndication partner for Let's Ask America, an original game show from the E.W. Scripps Company. Presented by Kevin Pereira, Let's Ask America features at-home contestants who compete for cash prizes through a webcam. The program, which launched last fall, includes questions about ...

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Discovery Channel Goes for New JFK Special

SILVER SPRING: Discovery Channel has commissioned Arrow Media to produce JFK: The Lost Tapes, a one-off special that is scheduled to air in 224 territories around the world. JFK: The Lost Tapes will feature footage of newly released audio recordings from Air Force One, digitally re-mastered audio from the Dallas ...

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WWE Teams with Film Roman for Adult Animated Comedy

STAMFORD/BEVERLY HILLS: WWE Studios and Film Roman are going to co-finance and co-produce up to 13 three-minute webisodes of a new adult animated series, Camp WWE. Film Roman is the animation studio behind The Simpsons and King of the Hill. It will now help to bring to life an animated ...

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Travel Channel Launching New Doc with Romanian Tourism Authority

LONDON: Wild Carpathia is the third and final documentary produced from a partnership between Travel Channel and the Romanian National Tourism Authority. The landmark mini-series will roll out worldwide throughout November. It shines a light on the dramatic Carpathian Mountains. Travel Channel debuted the first episode from the collaboration in ...

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Good Food Orders Choccywoccydoodah Christmas Special

LONDON: Twofour is slated to produce an hour-long Christmas-themed Choccywoccydoodah special for broadcast on Good Food in Britain. The production, tentatively titled Choccywoccydoodah: Christmas, will watch as chocolatier Christine Taylor and her team create sweet treats for the holiday season. It will be executive produced by Twofour's Juliet Rice and ...

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Côte Ouest Enters Production Business

ABIDJAN: Africa's Côte Ouest is expanding its operations with the launch of a new production arm. The first project to come from the new venture is Africa Zapping, a compilation of three-minute extracts from various TV channels in French-speaking Africa depicting the social, media and political life characteristics of Francophone ...

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USA, Syfy Shuffle Senior Programming Execs

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES: USA Network veteran Bill McGoldrick is taking over as executive VP of original content at Syfy, while Jackie de Crinis takes on an expanded role at USA. McGoldrick takes over responsibility for the development and production of Syfy's original programming, replacing outgoing exec Mark Stern. He will ...

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