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SPT Promotes Kate Marsh to Oversee CSC Channels

LONDON/CULVER CITY: Kate Marsh has been elevated to executive VP of networks for Western Europe at Sony Pictures Television (SPT), with oversight for the recently acquired CSC Media Group and its channels. SPT's deal to acquire CSC and its 16 channels has received regulatory approval and is now final; SPT ...

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Rick Glankler

It was about five years ago that FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment (FMKFE) was established in the marketplace. The outfit has grown tremendously since then, with a number of hit properties that are now being built into full-fledged franchises. Rick Glankler, the executive VP and general manager of FremantleMedia Kids ...

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Televisa Teams Up with Digital Content Provider MiTú

CULVER CITY: Latino content provider MiTú has been tapped to develop and produce original digital content for Televisa following a multiyear, multiplatform agreement between the companies. As part of the deal, Televisa will use MiTú’s roster of Latino talent to develop new content, concepts and formats across several platforms. The ...

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Disney Channel Adds Aladdin to Weekend Lineup

BURBANK: In honor of the recent passing of comedy legend Robin Williams, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior have slated special presentations of the animated hit Aladdin, in which the late actor voiced the character of Genie. Aladdin is scheduled to air on Disney Channel on Saturday, August 16, ...

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FOX Names David Madden President of Entertainment

NEW YORK: David Madden, the president of Fox Television Studios, has been appointed president of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), while Joe Earley has been elevated to chief operating officer for Fox Television Group (FTG). As president of entertainment for FOX, Madden will be responsible for scripted programming and ...

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Channel 5 Reveals Factual Programming Lineup

LONDON: The U.K.’s Channel 5 has unveiled its slate of upcoming factual programs, including the history-themed Britain’s Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets. 5Production is handling the Plantagenet docudrama, which features acclaimed historian Dan Jones and uses scripted drama reconstructions to breathe life into the dynasty that forged England as a nation. ...

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Another Season of Switched at Birth for ABC Family

BURBANK: ABC Family has given the go-ahead to a fourth season of the successful original drama series Switched at Birth. Switched at Birth follows two teenage girls who learn that they were accidentally taken home by the wrong families when they were newborns. The show stars Katie Leclerc, Vanessa Marano ...

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BBC One Orders Housing Series from Twofour

LONDON: Twofour is producing The Housing Enforcers, a daytime factual show led by British TV personality, journalist and consumer rights advocate Matt Allwright, for BBC One. The Housing Enforcers will watch as Allwright and a team of housing officers help tenants and landlords resolve problems. The ten-part program was commissioned ...

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