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Nick Jonas Among Stars Representing Endemol Titles at MIPCOM

LONDON: Endemol is heading to Cannes with a roster of stars including singer-turned-actor Nick Jonas, who is making his MIPCOM debut. Jonas will be joined by actor Frank Grillo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) in representing Kingdom, an original drama from Endemol Studios about family, loyalty, ambition, glory, lust and betrayal. Series ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Russia Television and Radio/Sovtelexport

CANNES: Sovtelexport is presenting a catalogue of content produced by Russia Television and Radio as well as other major Russian studios. This includes Ekaterina, which tells the story of the daughter of an impoverished Prussian Prince who goes on to become Catherine the Great. Demons is a psychological thriller based ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Content Television

CANNES: The epic drama Olympus is the first series for Content Television to come from its exclusive output deal with Great Point Media. “Olympus is a stunning blend of CGI and live action, which will take viewers on a thrilling adventure into the ancient world of humans, gods and monsters, ...

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Nat Geo Revamps Daytime Schedule

WASHINGTON, D.C.: National Geographic Channel (NGC) is making changes to its daytime programming roster, having added Nat Geo WILD content in the mornings and now shows from National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) to complement this in the early afternoon. The channel recently began airing programming from sister network Nat Geo ...

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Elizabeth Hurley Heads to Cannes for Lionsgate’s The Royals

SANTA MONICA: Lionsgate is bringing Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley and Alexandra Park to MIPCOM to help launch the new one-hour drama series The Royals. The co-stars will take to the red carpet for MIPCOM's opening night celebration at the Martinez. A special screening of The Royals will be held at the Majestic on ...

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eOne Television to Rep Basketball Reality Competition

LOS ANGELES: Entertainment One (eOne) Television and ONE Media are set to launch the basketball reality competition Ball-Up: Search for the Next, offering it as a finished series and also a format. The series, co-produced by eOne Television and ONE Media, currently airs in the U.S. on FOX. eOne Television ...

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Andy Weir Launches New Distribution Venture

WESTPORT: Andy Weir, a former Warner Bros. exec who recently served at the U.S. Hispanic broadcaster Estrella TV, is launching Twin Bridge Media, a new distribution outfit based in the U.S. The company's slate includes court, lifestyle, music, independent film, reality and more. Programming represented by Twin Bridge Media include ...

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NBCU Channels to Be Offered on StarHub TV Anywhere

SINGAPORE: NBCUniversal International Television and StarHub TV are strengthening their partnership, which sees the addition of Universal Channel, Syfy and E! on the platform's TV Anywhere service. The three channels will join StarHub's multiscreen service at the end of October. This will deliver to viewers the drama Chicago Fire season ...

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