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Netflix Canada Adds More CBC Shows

BEVERLY HILLS: An expanded licensing agreement between Netflix and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) sees the service being able to stream Murdoch Mysteries for the first time in Canada as well as new seasons of Republic of Doyle and others. The two extended and expanded their current licensing agreement to ...

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Sky Store Now Available to Non-Subscribers

LONDON: Sky Store, an on-demand movie rental service that was previously only available for Sky customers, has been opened up to everyone in the U.K. and Ireland. Recent film releases such as Man of Steel, The Hangover Part 3, Despicable Me 2 and The Lone Ranger are now available for ...

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DHX Media Inks New Deals for Yo Gabba Gabba!

HALIFAX/LOS ANGELES/LONDON: DHX Media has secured a number of sales and renewals for Yo Gabba Gabba!, a successful live-action series, in territories around the globe. The first four seasons of the show were picked up by MBC Group for broadcast on MBC3 in the Middle East and North Africa. In ...

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Four Asian Deals for Killer Karaoke

SINGAPORE: Zodiak Rights has landed format adaptation deals in Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines and Thailand for the extreme singing competition Killer Karaoke. The Vietnamese adaptation will be made by BHD Co., Ltd for VTV3, which is on board for ten 60-minute episodes to launch later this year. The Cambodian deal ...

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ITVS GE Scores Asia Digital Deals

SINGAPORE: China's Sohu has licensed 100 hours of factual programming from ITV Studios Global Entertainment, among a slate of new deals for the company with Asian digital platforms. Titles in the Sohu deal include I Shouldn’t Be Alive and Built From Disaster. In Singapore, MediaCorp's OTT platform Toggle opted for ...

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Nick Mirksy, David Glover Move Up at Channel 4

LONDON: Channel 4 in the U.K. has promoted Nick Mirksy to head of specialist factual, while David Glover has been elevated to head of documentaries. In their newly created posts, Mirksy and Glover will continue to work under Ralph Lee, the network's head of factual. They will be charged with ...

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eOne Begins Production on New Lifestyle Show

TORONTO/LOS ANGELES: Entertainment One Television (eOne) has started production on One Night Stand with Annie Sibonney, a culinary travel series set to broadcast on Discovery World Canada and Discovery Asia. One Night Stand with Annie Sibonney watches as the From Spain with Love host visits late-night eateries around the globe, including in such cities ...

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Electus Hires First VP of Unscripted Television

LOS ANGELES: Electus has named Jessica Sebastian, previously the senior director of development at the Style Network, as its first VP of unscripted television. The hire marks the company's continued expansion in the unscripted space as well as growth across its overall business. Sebastian will be developing, directing and producing ...

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