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New CEO, Deputy CEO in Place at RTL Hungary

LUXEMBOURG: RTL Group has appointed Gabriella Vidus as the new CEO of RTL Hungary, while Péter Kolosi has been elevated to the post of deputy CEO. Vidus has been serving as general manager of RTL Hungary's advertising sales house R-time. She takes on the CEO post at RTL Hungary with ...

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Paramount Pictures Titles to Stream on Break Movies

LOS ANGELES: A new licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures brings a range of feature films to the DEFY Media-owned free streaming service Break Movies. The newly signed pact is set to deliver 30 movies to the catalogue, with each film to be made available for free on the service for ...

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Endemol Shine North America Makes Round of Appointments

LOS ANGELES: Endemol Shine North America has made a number of new appointments for its brand partnerships, research and social media/digital leadership teams, including hiring Tamaya Petteway as senior VP of brand partnerships. Petteway is charged with identifying and developing multiplatform brand partnership opportunities for Endemol Shine North America's hit ...

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DramaFever Licenses BBC Shows

NEW YORK: DramaFever has scored the U.S. streaming rights for a range of titles from BBC Worldwide North America, among them Pride and Prejudice. Of the 18 titles licensed, five are debuting today, with two additional series to launch each month. DramaFever has, as of today, made available Tess of ...

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China’s Anhui TV Goes for Third Season of Supernanny

SHANGHAI/LONDON: Chinese satellite broadcaster Anhui TV has commissioned IPCN to produce a third season of the reality TV format Supernanny. That show’s first two seasons originally aired on CCTV2. The new 26×35-minute run, the first broadcast on Anhui TV, will be spaced out across six months. In the series, four ...

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CANAL+ Picks Up The Frankenstein Chronicles

LONDON: Endemol Shine International has sold the drama thriller The Frankenstein Chronicles to French pay-TV channel CANAL+. The 6×1-hour series was originally commissioned by ITV. It stars, among others, Sean Bean (Game of Thrones), Anna Maxwell Martin (The Bletchley Circle) and Charlie Creed Miles (Ripper Street). The drama has been ...

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Conferences & Screenings Added to Second Outing of MIPCancun

PARIS: Reed MIDEM has announced an expanded second edition of MIPCancun, which is slated to take place November 18 to 20 in Mexico. In addition to the one-on-one sales meetings and networking opportunities, this year’s event will incorporate new seminar panels and screenings for producers and broadcasters from Latin America ...

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Singtel Expands Channel Offering

SINGAPORE: Singaporean IPTV platform Singtel TV has added 18 channels to its lineup, including the Discovery Networks Asia Pacific factual portfolio, ITV Choice and a number of services from India and the Philippines. Singtel TV has eight Discovery channels on offer, with seven in HD: Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Discovery ...

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FremantleMedia Latin America Pacts with RGL Entertainment

MIAMI: FremantleMedia Latin America (FMLA) has inked a co-development deal with Marco Antonio Regil’s RGL Entertainment for the creation of new content. The partnership will see FMLA’s development team, which is led by Constanza Cagliolo, work with RGL to produce entertainment and lifestyle/healthy-living concepts for mainstream and niche audiences on ...

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