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Essential Media Canada Names New CEO

TORONTO: As part of a series of key appointments, factual production company Essential Media Canada has named Jonathan Dueck as CEO. An executive producer and company shareholder, Dueck’s credits include co-creating and producing Essential’s Panic Button for truTV and Destination Fear for Travel Channel, among others. He has also collaborated ...

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Mighty Med & Lab Rats Spin-Off for Disney XD

BURBANK: Disney XD is set to launch next year the new series Lab Rats: Elite Force, a spin-off of its two live-action comedies Lab Rats: Bionic Island and Mighty Med. The new title will merge those two series, with actors from both shows returning to reprise their roles. It’s a ...

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UKTV’s Watch Orders Season of Authored Docs

LONDON: UKTV’s Watch channel has greenlit a three-part series of authored documentaries focused on technology and celebrity. Each hour-long show will explore the personal impact of technology on the lives and careers of radio and TV presenter Sara Cox, journalist and author Grace Dent and musician Sophie Ellis-Bextor through the ...

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Red Arrow International & SundanceTV Pact for New Drama

MUNICH: Red Arrow International and SundanceTV are collaborating on a new drama series titled Cleverman, set to feature an ensemble cast led by Game of Thrones’ Iain Glen. The 6×1-hour title will be produced by Goalpost Pictures Australia and New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures for ABC TV Australia in co-production with ...

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Starz Worldwide Distribution Expands Output Deal with Super Channel

EDMONTON/BEVERLY HILLS: Starz Worldwide Distribution and Super Channel have renewed and extended their multiyear output agreement that will continue to bring new Starz original series and an annual collection of movies repped by Starz Worldwide Distribution to the Canadian network. Under the deal, Super Channel will be the exclusive English ...

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Anima Films to Debut Pope Francis Miniseries at MIPCOM

BUENOS AIRES: U.S. Hispanic network Telemundo is slated to air the miniseries Francis, the Jesuit this month, ahead of its international launch at MIPCOM from Anima Films. Produced and distributed by Anima Films and based on the book The Jesuit, the four-episode series chronicles the life of the titular Argentinean pope. ...

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Another Season of Survivor’s Remorse for Starz

BEVERLY HILLS: Starz has ordered a third season of the hit original comedy series Survivor's Remorse, with Mike O'Malley continuing to serve as exec producer and showrunner. Survivor's Remorse centers on a young athlete who is thrown into the limelight after signing a contract with a professional basketball team in ...

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NBCUniversal Forms JV for LatAm Channels

LONDON: NBCUniversal International Networks and Ole Communications have formed a new joint venture in Latin America made up of five NBCU pay-TV channel brands: Universal Channel, E! Entertainment Television, Studio Universal, Syfy and Telemundo Internacional. Effective immediately, this new multi-region, multi-channel partnership is set to align NBCUniversal’s assets in one ...

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Sky 1 Goes for New Entertainment Show Bring the Noise

LONDON: Sky 1 has added to its lineup Bring the Noise, a new eight-part music and comedy show featuring live musical performances, celebrity guests, comedians and more. Bring the Noise will be hosted by Ricky Wilson, with Nicole Scherzinger and Tinie Tempah serving as team captains. Scherzinger and Tempah's teams ...

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Blue Ant Media Factual Channels Launching in AsiaPac

SINGAPORE/TORONTO: Blue Ant Media has partnered with network distributor Multi Channels Asia (MCA) to launch three new factual channels in the Asia Pacific: Love Nature (Asia) and its two companion channels, Love Nature: Baby Wildlife and Love Nature: Vistas. The trio will roll out in the region later this year. ...

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