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Globo Debuts OTT Feed in Europe

SÃO PAULO: A deal with OTT carriers Cloudio TV and GLWiZ will allow Brazil’s Globo to launch its international, Portuguese-language channel in Europe. The partnership with Cloudio TV will see Globo’s content available on multiple devices and a set-top box, along with Roku, Samsung, Panasonic, Toshiba and LG connected-TV features. ...

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NGCI’s Ward Platt

After more than a decade of building up the FOX International Channels (FIC) brands across the Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Ward Platt was tapped last year to take the reins at National Geographic Channels International (NGCI). As CEO of the unit, Platt is charting NGCI’s continued expansion through ...

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Nick Cannon Poetry Book to Be Published by Scholastic

NEW YORK: Next year, Scholastic is slated to publish Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems, an illustrated poetry book for children penned by radio and TV personality Nick Cannon. Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems will feature a number of funny, silly, gross, heartwarming and serious ...

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Nick Launching Weekly Sports-Themed Block for Kids

NEW YORK: Nickelodeon is teaming up with major professional sports leagues such as the NFL, MLS and NASCAR to launch a new NickSports prime-time programming block on its Nicktoons channel. The two-hour weekly block comes on the heels of the company’s inaugural Kids’ Choice Sports award show this summer. It’s ...

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ATF Lines Up Commissioners for Animation Lab

SINGAPORE: Commissioners from Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, DHX Media and Turner, among other companies, are taking part in the three-day Animation Lab pitching event at this year's Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF). The lineup of commissioners includes Thom Chapman, the ...

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New Preschool Toon Trucktown for Canada’s Treehouse

TORONTO: Canadian preschool channel Treehouse is slated to debut the new animated show Trucktown, based on a series of best-selling books. The 80×11-minute CGI program is due out September 6 at 4 p.m. Inspired by a book line from children’s author Jon Scieszka, the show centers on Jack Truck and ...

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Canadian Drama Saving Hope Lands U.S. Slot

WEST PALM BEACH: ION Television has reached an agreement with Entertainment One (eOne) Television International to be the exclusive U.S. TV home for the Canadian medical drama Saving Hope. Produced by eOne and ICF Films in association with CTV, the series is set for a third season of 18 new ...

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Banijay Licenses Super Star Ding Dong in Brazil

LONDON: Banijay International has scored a format deal for its musical entertainment series Super Star Ding Dong with Globo in Brazil. The series was originally created by Vision Independent Productions. It was developed for TV3 in Ireland. The Brazilian version will be produced by Globo's in-house production team for live ...

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