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CBS All Access Coming to Apple TV

NEW YORK: CBS Corporation is bringing the digital SVOD and live-streaming service CBS All Access to Apple TV. CBS All Access will offer Apple TV users more than 7,500 episodes from current seasons, previous seasons and classic shows on demand, as well as the ability to stream their local CBS ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: English Club TV

CANNES: The English Club TV channel, executives from which will be at MIPCOM, has been airing since 2008, with a mission to provide an educational service for viewers who are learning the English language. All programs airing on the network ...

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Video Interview with Heroes Reborn’s Tim Kring

NEW YORK: Tim Kring, the creator of the NBC miniseries Heroes Reborn, talks to TV Drama about the new show and today’s different viewing habits and media landscape.   Tim Kring had worked as a writer on several prime-time dramas, including Chicago Hope, Providence and Crossing Jordan, before creating Heroes. The ...

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ITV Studios Preps Four-Part Drama Tutankhamun

LONDON: Max Irons and Sam Neill have been cast in ITV's new four-part drama Tutankhamun, which is being produced by ITV Studios. Tutankhamun is based on the story of Howard Carter, played by Max Irons (Woman In Gold, The White Queen), and his discovery of the tomb of one of ...

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Kids’ Series Little Roy Notches Up Presales

DUBLIN: The hybrid live-action/animated series Little Roy, a joint CBeebies and CBBC commission, has secured presales with broadcasters in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Belgium. The 52×14-minute series is headed to NRK in Norway, SVT in Sweden, YLE in Finland and VRT in Belgium. These new presales follow a previous pickup ...

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YTV Lines Up Part Two of Walmart Toy Testers

TORONTO: Walmart Canada has teamed up with Corus Entertainment and Traffik for Walmart Toy Testers, a special televised event spotlighting the retailer's annual toy testing, the second part of which is slated to air on YTV early next month. Hosted by YTV's Carlos with Toy Test Masters Marlow and Charlotte, ...

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CBS Reality to Air The Deal Makers Around the Globe

LONDON: Twofour Rights and the CBS AMC Networks EMEA Channels Partnership have inked a deal for the first two seasons of the Posh Pawn spin-off The Deal Makers, which will broadcast on CBS Reality in 115 territories. The Deal Makers is locally titled Posh Pawnbrokers in the U.K. The factual ...

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Nat Geo Sets Debut Date for Saints & Strangers

WASHINGTON, D.C.: National Geographic Channel has set a late November premiere date for its Thanksgiving-themed TV movie event Saints & Strangers. The four-hour, two-night special will air November 22 and 23. It will explore the familiar historical account of Thanksgiving, revealing the trials and tribulations of the first settlers at ...

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Discovery’s Amy Savitsky Joins A&E Network

NEW YORK: A&E Network has appointed Discovery Communications’ Amy Savitsky as its senior VP of development and programming. In her new role, Savitsky will be responsible for driving A&E Network’s nonfiction development. She will be based in New York and will report to Elaine Frontain Bryant, the executive VP and ...

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Imira Entertainment Places Kids’ Titles in LatAm & U.S. Hispanic

MADRID: Imira Entertainment has inked four key deals across Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market for its children’s content. Cartoon Network picked up the animated, feature-length title Gaturro for its Latin American channels, with Discovery Latin America going for the feature-length The Hero of Color City. Netflix took two ...

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