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AMC Enters First-Look Deal with Double Feature Films

NEW YORK: A two-year agreement has been signed that gives AMC a first look at scripted projects from Double Feature Films. This is the first time that Double Feature Films has done a first-look pact with a cable network for TV projects. The company will be developing and producing scripted projects ...

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SPI International to Deliver Channels on Ustream

NEW YORK: SPI International is working with Ustream for the live streaming of the pay-TV channels Fightbox HD, Docubox HD and Fashionbox HD in the U.S. Fightbox is a channel focused on combat sports, featuring martial arts from more than 40 different disciplines. Docubox presents nonfiction documentaries and TV shows, while Fashionbox ...

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Tricon Sells Slew of Factual & Lifestyle Content

TORONTO: Tricon Films & Television has sold more than 150 hours of factual and lifestyle programming to broadcasters around the world. Food Network UK opted for the first two seasons and a one-hour Christmas special of the food series Bitchin’ Kitchen. Restaurant Takeover, which watches as industry experts help save ...

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Chase Carey, Gerhard Zeiler & More to Attend APOS

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE/MUMBAI: Among the speakers slated for the fourth annual Asia Pacific Pay–TV Operators Summit (APOS) are Chase Carey, the president and COO of News Corporation; Subhash Chandra, the chairman of Zee and the Essel Group; and Gerhard Zeiler, the president of Turner Broadcasting International. Organized by Media Partners Asia, ...

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Personnel Changes at TM International

MUNICH: Michael Oesterlin, the executive VP of international sales at Tele München Group (TMG), has left the company, with his successor, Carlos Hertel, now reporting directly to the management. Oesterlin had been responsible for the distribution of worldwide rights outside of German-speaking territories. Hertel now takes over, after having served ...

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Video Interview: Discovery Networks’ Henry Martínez

NEW YORK: Henry Martínez, the president and managing director of Discovery Networks Latin America/U.S. Hispanic, talks to TV Real about the strength of the U.S. Hispanic market and the company’s many successes in Brazil, among other topics.   Discovery Networks has quite an active business across Latin America as well as ...

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Endemol to Internationally Distribute Continuum

LONDON: Endemol Worldwide Distribution has acquired the global distribution rights for Continuum, a successful drama series produced by Reunion Pictures in association with Shaw Media. The agreement includes all future seasons of Continuum, which is produced for Showcase Canada and was acquired by Syfy in the U.S. and Syfy UK. Production ...

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Doki Series to Debut on Discovery Kids Latin America

MIAMI: The Doki character that originated on Discovery Kids Latin America is now at the center of a new series from Portfolio Entertainment that is ready for its debut on the network. Doki began as an animated character seen on the preschool channel. Discovery Kids Latin America then tapped Portfolio ...

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