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NBCU Leads TV Everywhere Efforts Among U.S. Networks

EL SEGUNDO: According to a new report from the TV Intelligence Service at IHS, NBCUniversal leads the U.S. TV Everywhere market in providing access to television content on multiple screens, while Epix and HBO support the effort on more second-screen devices than any other premium or basic cable network. NBCU ...

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FremantleMedia Australia Goes for I Can Do That!

TEL AVIV/SYDNEY: The rights for I Can Do That!, a successful studio entertainment format, have been snapped up by FremantleMedia in Australia. I Can Do That! looks on as a group of celebrities perform various challenges. The prime-time program has already been licensed in China, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Sweden ...

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Scripps Networks Interactive Adds to AsiaPac Team

NEW YORK: Cheah Chee Kong (CheeK) has become Scripps Networks Interactive's new head of content, creative and marketing for the Asia Pacific, effective November 1. In his new post, CheeK will be charged with developing and executing programming strategies and original productions. He will also be expected to handle creative ...

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Hulu Taps Mike Hopkins as CEO

LOS ANGELES: Mike Hopkins, who has served as president of distribution for Fox Networks Group, has been appointed as the new CEO of Hulu, replacing Andy Forssell, who has been in the role on an acting basis since March and is now leaving the company. Hopkins has been a Hulu ...

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The Week at MIPCOM

World Screen reviews some of the highlights and trends from this year's MIPCOM, which took place last week in Cannes. With attendance topping the 13,500 mark, MIPCOM was a thriving, upbeat affair—despite the strike cloud hanging over attendees’ heads for ...

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New Programming from Ballandi for Sky Arts HD

ROME: Sky Arts HD is slated to air a number of new original factual series, including Masterpieces Unveiled, from Ballandi Arts. Masterpieces Unveiled (Capolavori sveltati) is produced by Ballandi Entertainment's Ballandi Arts. The 8-episode program, presented by actress Greta Scacchi, travels to European museums featuring the artwork of Leonardo da ...

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Executive Management Restructuring at CME

HAMILTON: The executive management team of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) is changing as the result of two upcoming resignations. CFO David Sach is planning to exit the company on October 29. David Sturgeon, who became CME's deputy CFO in ...

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AFC to Host Holiday Cook-Off in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Scripps Networks' Asian Food Channel (AFC) has unveiled its plans for the upcoming AFC Foodie Face-Off, a Christmas-themed cooking competition in Singapore. Contestants can post images of their favorite home-made dishes on AFC's Facebook page from October 24 to November 21. A group of judges will select 20 finalists ...

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Power Rangers Mall Tour Continues in France

LOS ANGELES: Saban Brands' Power Rangers European mall tour, which kicked off over the summer in the U.K., is heading to France, starting with Kid Expo in Paris tomorrow. The French tour will travel to seven different locations throughout the country. The event will include a variety of activities, from ...

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