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NHK Acquires Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime

LONDON/TOKYO: NHK in Japan has picked up the new TV adaptation Agatha Christie’s Partners in Crime from all3media international. The 6×1-hour series will begin airing on the main NHK terrestrial channel this fall. The whodunit drama with a contemporary twist is produced by Hilary Bevan Jones’ Endor Productions and Agatha ...

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9 Story Acquires Doc McStuffins Producer Brown Bag Films

TORONTO: 9 Story Media Group has purchased the animation studio Brown Bag Films, which is behind such hit kids' shows as Octonauts, Doc McStuffins and Henry Hugglemonster. Brown Bag Films will retain its brand, with Cathal Gaffney, the founder and CEO of Brown Bag Films, and Darragh O’Connell, founder and creative ...

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Seven Inks Long-term Pact with Australian Football League

SYDNEY: Australia's Seven Network has entered into a partnership for coverage of the Australian Football League for seasons 2017-22. Seven’s agreement delivers free broadcast television for Thursday Night Football, Friday Night Football, Saturday Night Football and Sunday Afternoon Football. Seven also secured the Australian Football League Finals Series and Grand ...

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NBCUniversal Takes $200 Million BuzzFeed Stake

NEW YORK: NBCUniversal has made a $200 million equity investment in BuzzFeed, coming on the heels of it picking up a stake in Vox. BuzzFeed is a global media company that reaches more than 200 million monthly unique visitors and 1.5 billion monthly video views. As part of the investment, ...

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World Screen to Honor Kids’ Content Trendsetters at MIPJunior

NEW YORK: World Screen and TV Kids are teaming with Reed MIDEM to present the first-ever Kids' Content Trendsetter Awards at MIPJunior, recognizing Lagardère's Caroline Cochaux, KiKA's Sebastian Debertin, Disney's Karen K. Miller, Nickelodeon's Jules Borkent and Cartoon Network's Adina Pitt. The Kids' Content Trendsetter Awards honor executives for bold, ...

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Kid-Led Talent Formats

TV Formats Weekly speaks with a range of distribution executives about talent show formats that put children at the center of the action. There are plenty of talent show formats on the market that focus on adults, but grown-ups are not the only ones capable of commanding viewers’ attention. More ...

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Nat Geo People to Launch in Romania & Poland

MADRID: National Geographic Channels International has extended the reach of Nat Geo People to Romania and Poland. The channel will launch in Romania on September 1 and in Poland a month later on October 1. Nat Geo People is being picked up as linear and non-linear versions through Telekom in Romania, ...

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Malaysian Version of Azteca’s A Love to Remember Premieres

MEXICO CITY: Memori Cinta Suraya, a Malaysian adaptation of the Azteca novela A Love to Remember (Siempre Tuya), is debuting today in Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. The title, co-produced with pay-TV broadcaster Astro and production house Global Station, will air on Astros’ drama channels Astro Bella and Astro Mustika HD. ...

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