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Preschool-Targeted ABC KIDS iview Launched

ULTIMO: Australia's ABC iview and ABC KIDS have launched a new free app for the iPad, ABC KIDS iview, developed specifically for preschoolers. ABC KIDS iview will offer a library of content that includes Play School, Giggle and Hoot, Bananas in Pyjamas, Peppa Pig, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, The ...

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The Bold and the Beautiful Returns to the U.K.

LONDON: The daytime drama The Bold and the Beautiful has extended its relationship with Fintage House and British start-up Billion Dollar Boy to create a customized YouTube channel in the U.K. for the soap. British viewers can now stream full episodes online for free. Content will be ad supported. Two ...

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CBS Interactive Launches In-House Advertising Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO: CBS Interactive has launched Studio 61, an initiative focused on creating branded content for marketing partners. Studio 61 will rely on an in-house team of creative talent that will develop unique custom content due to run on the portfolio of CBS Interactive brands. Those brands span multiple vertical ...

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DISCOP Istanbul Hails 15 Percent Growth

LOS ANGELES: The fifth edition of DISCOP Istanbul, which concluded in Turkey last week, saw attendance figures rising by 15 percent, including many first-time attendees. There were a reported 1,225 delegates representing 512 companies from 75 countries at DISCOP Istanbul. The ...

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Presto JV Approved, Free Trial Offered

SYDNEY: The proposed joint venture between Foxtel and Seven West Media for the SVOD service Presto TV has today received approval from the ACCC, and Australians are now being offered a free 30-day trial. The management team for the Presto TV JV will be announced shortly. Presto is currently offering ...

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Toon Goggles Now Available on VOXX Rear Seat Entertainment Systems

LOS ANGELES: The family-friendly VOD service Toon Goggles is being preinstalled on VOXX Electronic Corporation's Audiovox and Advent branded Android-based custom headrest systems, providing entertainment for kids on car trips. Toon Goggles will now be featured as a preloaded app upon installation of the 8-inch, Google-certified VOXX Android monitors, which ...

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Channel 4 Renews Indian Summers

LONDON: The drama Indian Summers has been given a second season by Channel 4, with the story to pick up in the summer of 1935, three years after the events of the first season. The first episode of Indian Summers, which is a co-production with Masterpiece on PBS, was the ...

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Nippon TV Presenting New Format Breaking Ordinary at MIPTV

TOKYO: Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV) is set to premiere its newest format, Breaking Ordinary, at this year’s MIPTV. The 10×30-minute format features real people, craftsmen and companies who put their skills to the test to take ordinary products and create something extraordinary. The format is also available as ...

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CPLG Increases Footprint in European Territories

LONDON: DHX Media's Copyright Promotions Licensing Group (CPLG) has extended its presence in Europe, with Nordic and CEE offices slated to open in Stockholm and Warsaw. The expansion will be led by Maarten Weck, the current managing director of CPLG Benelux, who is becoming the managing director of CPLG Northern ...

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JAKKS Pacific to Produce Smurfs Toys

MALIBU: Toymaker JAKKS Pacific is teaming up with LAFIG and Sony Pictures Consumer Products to develop toys and related merchandise inspired by the classic Smurfs brand and the upcoming feature film. The global master toy agreement includes rights to produce figures, play sets, plush and other Smurfs products, slated to ...

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