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MIP Junior Spotlight: Daewon Media

CANNES: An action-packed animated series about a dinosaur-like creature, GON is currently airing on TVB in Hong Kong, EBS in Korea and Cartoon Network in India. “With many positive responses for its high-quality animation and the action-based, super-fun stories, we are currently building up a full toy and merchandised-item lineup for GON, including sound-recognition talking toys,” says ...

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More Sales for Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood

TORONTO: 9 Story Entertainment has started production on season two of the preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, which has also secured new slots for its first season in the Middle East, Thailand and Iran, among other territories. The animated series, which launched last fall on PBS Kids in the U.S. ...

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Steve Backshall to Host New CBBC Adventure Show

LONDON: This fall CBBC is scheduled to begin airing Deadly Pole to Pole, an adventure series presented by explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall. The latest installment of the Deadly franchise, Deadly Pole to Pole watches as Backshall travels the planet in search of dangerous environments and wildlife. He visits such ...

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Foothill Scores Children’s & Family Titles from Content Media

SANTA BARBARA/LONDON: Foothill Entertainment is to serve as the exclusive sales agent for certain sub-distribution rights in various territories for around 1,500 episodes from Content Media's catalogue of children's and family programming. The package includes both live-action tween and family drama series such as Young Dracula, Even Stevens, Family Biz, ...

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In Their Prime

This article originally appeared in the MIPTV 2014 issue of TV Europe. European broadcasters are filling their prime-time grids with a mix of local dramas and adaptations of unscripted formats. Much of Europe remains economically challenged with advertising revenues in decline in many markets. The southern part of the continent—Greece, ...

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New Starz Original Drama

BEVERLY HILLS: Starz is developing a new original one-hour drama, Gringo, inspired by the nonfiction book The Shadow Catcher. The story is about a highly decorated U.S. Immigration Officer and will chronicle a Mexican-American Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent who infiltrates one of Mexico's deadliest drug- and human-smuggling cartels. ...

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Electus Partners with Eminem’s Shady Films

LOS ANGELES: Shady Films, the production company set up by Eminem and Paul Rosenberg, has joined Electus as an equity partner in the hip-hop lifestyle website WatchLOUD.com. WatchLOUD will have an exclusive first look at all digital and TV projects from Shady Films. WatchLOUD and Shady Films first teamed up ...

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