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Classic Doctor Who Heads to U.K.’s Horror Channel

LONDON: Horror Channel, part of the CBS Chello Zone U.K. portfolio, is the new digital TV destination for classic episodes of Doctor Who. BBC Worldwide is bringing the best of the classic series from 1963 to 1989 to Horror Channel. Starting April 18 with the very first story, "An Unearthly ...

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ProSiebenSat.1 Group & WWE Sign Long-Term Rights Deal

UNTERFÖHRING: The ProSiebenSat.1 Group and WWE have agreed to a comprehensive long-term rights deal for free TV, pay TV and online platforms in Germany and Austria. The agreement includes all WWE pay-per-view programming on maxdome as well as weekly episodes of SmackDown on ProSieben MAXX free TV and Monday Night ...

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HISTORY HD, CI Increase Footprint in Romania

LONDON: A+E Networks UK has expanded its portfolio of channels in Romania, making HISTORY HD and Crime & Investigation Network available on the satellite and digital television operator Romtelecom and its subsidiary NextGen Communications. HISTORY first launched with Romtelecom in August 2011 and is now available in HD as part ...

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Exclusive Interview: VIMN’s Robert Bakish

PREMIUM: Robert Bakish, the president and CEO of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), tells World Screen that he sees plenty of opportunities, across a number of businesses: successful formats, linear channels, apps and digital assets, consumer properties and more. WS: ...

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Discovery Promotes John Honeycutt to CTO

SILVER SPRING: Discovery Communications has elevated John Honeycutt, an 11-year veteran of the company, to the role of chief technology officer. Honeycutt most recently served as executive VP and chief operating officer for Discovery Networks International, based in London. In the newly created position, Honeycutt will lead Discovery’s consolidated IT, ...

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Key & Peele Duo to Develop Animated Spin-Off

NEW YORK: Comedy Central has extended the show Key & Peele, and has given a development deal to Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele for an animated series. The pair, who created Key & Peele and star in the comedy, are going to expand their Critiquer's Corner "Vandaveon & Mike" characters ...

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CBS Renews Big Bang Theory Through 2016-17 Season

LOS ANGELES: CBS has given The Big Bang Theory a multiyear broadcast renewal, which takes the comedy through the 2016-17 season. The series is currently TV's most-watched comedy and is the top-rated broadcast entertainment show among adults 18 to 49. It has now been renewed for an additional three seasons. ...

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UKTV Believes in Yesterday

Adrian Wills, the general manager of Yesterday, talks to TV Real Weekly about the UKTV channel, which airs a variety of history-themed programming. In 2009, the UKTV History channel was rebranded as Yesterday. At the time, the network had a specific focus on war programming. “It performed extremely well but ...

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Veria Living Signs L&M Deal with N.S. Bienstock

NEW YORK: Lifestyle brand Veria Living has entered into a representation agreement with talent agency N.S. Bienstock, which becomes its licensing and merchandising agent. Under the deal, N.S. Bienstock will secure leaders in the natural and healthy products categories. Items will include apparel, exercise equipment, food, health and beauty aids, ...

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Mia and me Shoes to Hit Retail in Europe

HÖHENKIRCHEN/MUNICH: Early next month, the largest shoe retailer in Germany is slated to release a Mia and me-themed shoe collection, which is part of a large-scale promotion for the brand. The shoes, made by Leomil N.V., will be sold in all of the approximately 1,300 Deichmann stores. A free friendship ...

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