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MTG to Bring Channels to Turkey

STOCKHOLM: Modern Times Group (MTG) is making its channels available to viewers in Turkey for the first time starting in 2014, rolling out the factual pay-TV offerings Viasat History HD, Viasat Nature HD and Viasat Explorer on January 1. MTG signed a multiyear distribution agreement with Türksat Satellite Communication and Cable ...

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NPD: Movie Franchises, Current Series Top SVOD Rankings

PORT WASHINGTON: According to The NPD Group, big box-office titles, franchise movies and current TV series are the most streamed content on subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video. From January through October, the top three ranked TV series streamed on SVOD services were all shows ...

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Breakthrough Dramedy Heads to iTunes Canada

TORONTO: The first three seasons of Less Than Kind, a comedy drama from Breakthrough Entertainment, have become available on iTunes in Canada. Starring Jess Camacho, Less Than Kind focuses on an overweight teenage boy and his dysfunctional family. The show is co-produced by Breakthrough Entertainment and Buffalo Gal Pictures. It ...

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ATF & ScreenSingapore 2013 Prove Successful

SINGAPORE: The 14th edition of Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and the third edition of ScreenSingapore, both of which wrapped up on Friday, December 6, boasted strong market attendance and a record number of international delegations. This year's concurrent events saw the participation of 16 international delegations for the ...

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Miramax & Weinstein Company Strike New Multi-Year Partnership

NEW YORK/SANTA MONICA: Miramax and The Weinstein Company (TWC) have entered into a new multi-year deal for the co-production and co-distribution of projects derived from the Miramax library as well as original content. Films from the partnership will be released in the U.S. by TWC and sold internationally by Miramax. ...

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Case Study: I Can Do That!

Avi Armoza, the founder and CEO of Armoza Formats, talks to TV Formats Weekly about I Can Do That!, a new shiny-floor talent show format featuring local celebrities. The famous lyrics "Anything you can do I can do better" contributed to the creation of a prime-time studio entertainment format co-developed ...

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FOX Sports Renews Exclusive Rights to UEFA Tournaments

LOS ANGELES: FOX Sports has renewed its exclusive U.S. and Caribbean media rights for three seasons of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League, two of the world’s most prestigious soccer tournaments. The partnership between the broadcaster and the UEFA, Europe’s governing body of soccer, will allow FOX ...

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Channel 4 to Pilot Three New Comedies for 2014 Lineup

LONDON: Channel 4 has commissioned three new pilots to add to its slate of comedies for 2014. All three shows were ordered by Phil Clarke, the network’s head of comedy. Filming is set to begin this month on Flack, a series produced by Hat Trick Productions. The two other shows, ...

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DramaFever Launches Global Streaming

NEW YORK: The online video service DramaFever has kicked off its streaming services around the world, beginning in Canada, Latin America, the U.K., Australia and the Middle East. Paid subscribers in more than 200 countries will now be able to watch premium international series in full, on demand with professional ...

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UKTV Orders Factual Series to Commemorate Brit Comedy Porridge

LONDON: UKTV channel Gold has commissioned three hour-long documentaries celebrating the 40th anniversary of influential British comedy Porridge. Phil McIntrye Television will create the series, which currently has the working title Porridge: The Inside Story, for Gold. Lucy Ansbro is the executive producer and Lindsay Jex is the series producer. Serious Comedy’s ...

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