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Fargo Season Two Set for Channel 4

LONDON: The second season of Fargo, a miniseries from MGM Television and FX Productions, has been given a slot on Channel 4 in the U.K. The first season aired on Channel 4 to an average audience of 2 million viewers across its ten episodes. Season two will have a further ...

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Netflix Acquires Streaming Rights for Congo Doc Virunga

BEVERLY HILLS: Netflix has picked up the streaming rights for the feature-length documentary Virunga, which follows a team of park rangers in the Congo who are fighting against gorilla poaching, corruption and war. The doc spotlights the team working at Virunga National Park, which is home to the last of ...

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Cartoon Network Renews Five Original Series

ATLANTA: Cartoon Network has given new-season orders to five of its original animated shows, including recent Emmy nominees Adventure Time and Regular Show. The commissions are for a seventh season of both of those productions, along with second seasons for Uncle Grandpa and Steven Universe, and 13 more half-hours of ...

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Sarah Palin Launches Online Video Channel

LOS ANGELES: Former Alaska governor and one-time U.S. VP candidate Sarah Palin has launched her own subscription-based online video network, the Sarah Palin Channel. The network is available on the TAPP platform, which was founded by Jeff Gaspin, the former chairman of NBC Universal Television, and Jon Klein, the former ...

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Double-Digit Growth Rate for Indian Pay-TV Revenues

MUMBAI: Indian pay-TV revenues are expected to rise to $12.3 billion in 2018, reflecting an 11 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), increasing to $16.4 billion in 2023, according to new research from Media Partners Asia. The findings were released today as part of the India Pay-TV and Broadband—Future Trends ...

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New Science-Themed Kids’ Show on Amazon Prime Instant Video

LONDON: Amazon has launched its third original children’s series, releasing the first seven episodes of the live-action show Annedroids for streaming on Prime Instant Video. Aimed at kids 4 to 7 years old, the adventure series follows a young female scientist named Anne, her human friends and their android assistants ...

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Endemol UK Sets Up New Production House with Charlie Brooker

LONDON: Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones have aligned with Endemol UK to set up a new production outfit, House of Tomorrow, which will produce dramas, comedies and feature films. Brooker, an award-winning writer/producer/presenter, will be serving as creative director of the newly formed indie. Jones, formerly the managing director of ...

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TV Brasil’s Digital Edition for ABTA is Now Available

NEW YORK: The digital edition of TV Brasil for ABTA is now online, featuring a report on original programming for pay TV and interviews with Tuner’s Anthony Doyle and FOX International Channels’ Gustavo Leme. View the digital edition here. The special feature highlights that, of the 21 most-watched pay-TV shows ...

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