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FX Networks Takes Top 2014 Box-Office Hits for Broadcast

LOS ANGELES: FX Networks has secured the exclusive post-pay window for a slew of this year's highest grossing films, among them 22 Jump Street, The Fault in Our Stars and X-Men: Days of Future Past. Also acquired by FX Networks are Neighbors, Amazing Spiderman 2, The Other Woman, Captain America ...

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Lifetime Airing Film About Saved by the Bell Stars

TORONTO: Lifetime is set to take a behind-the-scenes look at one of the ’90s most popular Saturday morning series in The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story. The film is currently shooting in Vancouver, with a premiere date scheduled for Labor Day, September 1, at 9 p.m. The movie will ...

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Da Vinci Learning Increases Indonesian Reach

BERLIN: Da Vinci Learning, a family-friendly educational channel, is now being offered to basic package subscribers of Transvision in Indonesia. Da Vinci Learning aims to create a safe and fun environment for young viewers to learn in. It was recently announced that the violence-free network is becoming available via PT. ...

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U.S. Version of Rising Star to Air in Asia

TEL AVIV: Keshet International has licensed the U.S. version of Rising Star, which launches this Sunday on ABC, to three broadcasters in Asia. MediaCorp Singapore picked up the ten-episode series for its free-to-air Channel 5, which already airs Britain's Got Talent and The X Factor. Bangkok Entertainment Company acquired the ...

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The Weakest Link Returning to French TV

PARIS: Banijay Productions France and BBC Worldwide Productions France are co-producing a version of the classic game show The Weakest Link for the French DTT channel D8. The new commission marks the format's return to French screens after a six-year run on TF1. The French version is to be titled ...

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Distribution Partnership for Takedown: The DNA of GSP

TORONTO: Peace Point Rights and fighting-sports media agency Fighting Spirit are teaming up to distribute the feature-length documentary Takedown: The DNA of GSP worldwide. Peace Point has international rights (excluding Canada and the U.S. linear-TV rights) to the doc, with Fighting Spirit now representing it on an exclusive global basis ...

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AMC Renews Breaking Bad Spin-Off, Delays Premiere

NEW YORK: AMC has already ordered a second season of 13 episodes of Better Call Saul, though the Breaking Bad prequel is now set to premiere in early 2015. The network has unveiled several updates on the series, which is filming in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The first season of ten ...

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Tony Hall Outlines Plans for BBC Diversity Push

LONDON: Tony Hall, the BBC's director-general, has set out ambitious new plans to address the on- and off-screen representation of the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) community at the BBC, including commissioning funding and training. Hall is launching his own senior leadership development program for six individuals from BAME ...

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