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Constructed Reality Delivers for ALL3MEDIA International

LONDON: ALL3MEDIA International has secured a raft of sales for constructed reality formats from the German producer Filmpool, among them Families at the Crossroads. Families at the Crossroads is to make its debut in Bulgaria, where 24 episodes have been commissioned. The series has been renewed in Russia, where RenTV ...

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YTV Unveils Fall Programming Lineup

TORONTO: For its fall schedule, which gets under way in August, Corus Entertainment’s YTV is set to air eight new series, including Japanizi Going Going Gong!, alongside a number of movies and returning shows. On Monday nights YTV has lined up Sam & Cat, a crossover spin-off series starring Nickelodeon’s Jennette ...

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AEF Undergoes Name Change

PARIS: The Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France (AEF), the French national media company comprising RFI, France 24 and Monte Carlo Doualiya, has been renamed as France Médias Monde. The name was changed to make it "less administrative" and easier to understand internationally. It does not replace the RFI, France 24 ...

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FIC Presents Original Chinese-Language Entertainment Show

HONG KONG: FOX International Channels (FIC) has produced SCM Cine, a Chinese-language bi-weekly entertainment news show that will be broadcast in Asia and internationally. Helen To hosts the series, in which she interviews prominent producers and actors from the Asian film industry. SCM Cine will broadcast in Hong Kong, Singapore, ...

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Spike Adds GLORY Sports International Programming

NEW YORK: Spike TV is building out its sports lineup with the addition of GLORY Sports International kickboxing programming. The live sports programming will run as two-hour events in prime time on select Saturday nights on Spike. GLORY Sports International’s kickboxing fight series include multi-man tournaments, as well as traditional, single ...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal to Star in The Honourable Woman

LONDON: Maggie Gyllenhaal has been cast as the lead in the new thriller The Honourable Woman, a mini-series for BBC Two and Sundance Channel. The Honourable Woman is written and directed by the BAFTA award-winning Hugo Blick (The Shadow Line). Gyllenhaal stars as Nessa Stein, who finds herself caught in the ...

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PAC-MAN Series Earns High Ratings in the U.S.

GREENWICH: The debut of PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures and its encore performances brought in strong ratings for Disney XD in the U.S., where it was the network’s top-rated show in key demographics for its premiere week. 41 Entertainment, Arad Productions and NAMCO BANDAI Games have revealed that PAC-MAN and ...

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ABC Commercial Joins in Generation Next Kids Conference

SYDNEY: ABC Commercial is taking part in Open Channel’s upcoming Generation Next Kids Conference, held from July 22 to 23 in Melbourne. In addition to presenting at the conference, ABC Commercial is sponsoring a series of roundtable conversations with emerging program makers. Natalie Lawley, the company’s manager of content sales, will ...

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Netflix Renews Orange is the New Black

BEVERLY HILLS: Ahead of the July 11 debut of Orange is the New Black, Netflix has already ordered a second season of the comedic drama, which is set in a women’s prison. From creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan (Weeds), the hour-long series is based on a memoir of the ...

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Sky Living Stocks Up on Dramas

LONDON: Sky Living has added to its Drama Matters strand with the commission of, among others, The Psychopath Next Door, starring Anna Friel. ITV Studios has been commissioned to produce the hour-long The Psychopath Next Door, which is written by the BAFTA award winner Julie Rutterford (Ashes to Ashes, Shameless). ...

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