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Ovation Adds Pair of Endemol Shine Series to Lineup

SANTA MONICA: Ovation TV has acquired the U.S. premiere rights for the factual programs On the Road with Will.i.am and Reinventing the Royals from Endemol Shine International. On the Road with Will.i.am is an all-access doc following musician Will.i.am during his solo world tour. The hour-long special is made by ...

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CMF Offers $1.9 Million to Projects in Diverse Languages

TORONTO: The Canada Media Fund (CMF) is providing C$2.5 million ($1.9 million) in funding to ten projects in languages other than English, French or Aboriginal languages. Of the ten projects, two are children’s and youth productions, four are documentaries and four are dramas. One is in Cantonese, one is Italian, ...

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Another Season of DNA for Zee Tamil

SINGAPORE: Bomanbridge Media has inked a renewal deal for a second season of the popular format DNA with Zee Tamil, a regional general-entertainment channel in South India. Zee Tamil will produce another 26 episodes of DNA in the Tamil language. The show looks on as ten fathers and mothers and ...

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FX Signs Fargo Creator Noah Hawley to Overall Deal

LOS ANGELES: Noah Hawley, the creator and showrunner of Fargo, has entered into a three-year overall production deal with FX Productions and FX Networks. Under the partnership, Hawley will develop numerous new projects, in addition to remaining on board Fargo. Hawley currently has several projects under development with FX Productions ...

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BBC & Pact Set Out Policy Framework for BBC Studios

LONDON: The BBC has reached an agreement with the British trade association Pact regarding the BBC Studios proposal, setting out a framework that will "strengthen the U.K. production sector and bring substantial benefits in terms of opening up new commissioning opportunities to competition." The new charter and agreement pertain to ...

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Foothill Presenting Tween Sports Series My Side of the Sky

SANTA BARBARA: Foothill Entertainment and its London affiliate, Foothill Europe, are heading to MIPCOM to present buyers with the tween-targeted sports docu-reality series My Side of the Sky as part of a continuing relationship with Content Media. The live-action series is done in cinema verité style. The show follows six students ...

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Revenue, Profit Gains for DHX

HALIFAX: For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, revenues at DHX Media rose by 127 percent to C$264 million ($198 million), delivering a net profit that was up by 150 percent to C$19.5 million ($14.6 million). 

In Q4, meanwhile, revenues were C$71.2 million ($53.3 million), a 139-percent gain, with ...

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Floogals Presales for Zodiak Kids

LONDON: Zodiak Kids has announced presales on the new animated series Floogals in Latin America, Canada, Israel and Indonesia. Launching in the U.S. on Sprout next year, the series has presold to Discovery Kids Latin America, TVO and Knowledge Network in Canada, Hop! Channel in Israel and Spectrum Film in ...

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DHX Media Signs Broadcast, Licensing Agreements in Oz

HALIFAX: Australia's ABC KIDS has picked up the new Teletubbies series and Twirlywoos from DHX Media, which also signed up Haven as Oz licensing agent for Twirlywoos. Both of these flagship preschool properties have been acquired by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for a launch on ABC KIDS in 2016. ...

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