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Zodiak Rights Unveils New Programming

LONDON: In preparation for this year's Realscreen Summit and NATPE, Zodiak Rights has revealed a number of new additions to the company's catalogue, including The Temptation Test. The Temptation Test watches as individuals evaluate the loyalty of their significant others by putting them in hard-to-resist situations rigged with hidden cameras. ...

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NBC Commits to More Days of Our Lives

UNIVERSAL CITY: NBC has renewed the long-running daily drama Days of Our Lives, produced by Corday Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television, until September 2016. Days of Our Lives, which features story lines centered on passion, intrigue and adventure, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in November 2015. The Daytime ...

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NATPE Spotlight: Lionsgate Entertainment

MIAMI: The wealthy and traditional Mexican-American family the Marins, dubbed the Latino Kardashians, are the focus of the new docu-soap Tequila Sisters, on offer from Lionsgate Entertainment. Also a top offering from the company is Chasing Life, which marks the first series produced by Lionsgate’s South Shore joint venture with ...

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NATPE Spotlight: ITV-Inter Medya

MIAMI: Presented by ITV-Inter Medya, the dramas Black Rose, In Between and 20 Minutes all achieved stellar ratings performances with their original broadcasts in Turkey. “According to our past experiences, we are sure that they will perform successfully in other territories as well,” says Can Okan, the president and CEO ...

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Keshet’s Rising Star Lands in Argentina

TEL AVIV: Argentina’s Telefe has become the latest network to pick up the popular singing talent show Rising Star, inking a licensing deal for the format with Keshet International. A 24×90-minute version of the program is slated to launch this fall. The contest’s interactive structure allows viewers to vote in ...

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NATPE Spotlight: Gaumont International Television

MIAMI: There are second seasons being delivered for Gaumont International Television’s Hemlock Grove and Hannibal, both of which are top highlights for the company as it heads into NATPE. “Hemlock Grove is really exciting, as it is popular with a wide audience,” says Erik Pack, the company’s head of international ...

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IOC Awards Olympic Broadcasting Rights in Caribbean

LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has granted the exclusive broadcasting rights in the Caribbean to International Media Content (IMC), which is the parent company of SportsMax, for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. IMC picked up the exclusive English-language broadcast rights for all media platforms, excluding the Internet ...

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NATPE Spotlight: BRB Internacional

MIAMI: Targeting youngsters between the ages of 5 and 12, InviZimals centers on a group of creatures that cannot be seen by humans. The video game-based show, which uses augmented reality, is produced by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. The animated series is being showcased by BRB Internacional at this year's NATPE, ...

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FremantleMedia International Fills New TV Acquisitions Role

BURBANK: FremantleMedia International has promoted Hayley Dickson to the newly created role of VP of TV acquisitions and development for global content. Dickson will be leading the North American division of the global content group. She will be focusing on entertainment, factual, lifestyle, drama and comedy. She also heads up ...

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