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Exclusive Interview: Kevin Spacey

NEW YORK: Actor Kevin Spacey talks to World Screen about the Netflix hit House of Cards, which he executive produces and stars in. WS: How did you first get involved in House of Cards and what appealed to you about ...

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Monday Night Football Set for Sky Sports

LONDON: Starting next year, Sky Sports is set to air Monday Night Football as part of a new five-year agreement with the NFL. The network’s additional American football coverage will include more than 80 live fixtures a season, including up to five games per week during regular season, the playoffs ...

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New Appointments, Promotions at Peace Point

TORONTO: Peace Point Entertainment has hired former Temple Street Productions exec Nicole Hamilton as VP of creative and development, while Peace Point Rights has upped a couple of executives. Hamilton will oversee the creative strategic direction for Peace Point globally, including the company’s Toronto-based development team as well as the ...

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Global Screen Acquires Rights for Ken Follett Event Series

MUNICH: Global Screen has secured the international distribution rights for the upcoming two-part event series A Dangerous Fortune, based on a best-selling book by Ken Follett. Currently in production and slated for a late 2015 release, the series will be set in the mid-19th century and will show the contrast ...

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BLE Preview: Toy Stories

Ahead of Brand Licensing Europe (BLE), which takes place October 7 to 9, Kristin Brzoznowski surveys the latest trends in the children’s licensing and merchandising business. If you’ve ever gone toy shopping with children, you know well how their eyes light up the minute they notice one of their favorite ...

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TRACE Sport Stars Expands Across Africa

JOHANNESBURG: TRACE Sport Stars, a channel dedicated to celebrity athletes, is set to be made available across Africa through additional MultiChoice TV packages. The network will broadcast through MultiChoice's DStv Extra, Compact and Family packages. Previously, TRACE Sport Stars could only be found on the DStv Premium package. The channel will ...

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Vevo to Live-Stream 2014 Global Citizen Festival

PALISADES PARK: Alfred Haber Television and Content Media Corporation, the international distributors of the 2014 Global Citizen Festival, have teamed up with music video and entertainment platform Vevo, which will live stream the event this weekend. The 2014 Global Citizen Festival asks world leaders to commit to ending extreme poverty ...

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Blue Ant International Bringing Unscripted Fare to MIPCOM

TORONTO: Blue Ant International’s MIPCOM slate is made up of highlights in the lifestyle, reality and documentary categories, among them Backroad Bounty and Paranormal Survivor. In Backroad Bounty, hosts Marty and Bam Bam scour garage sales, private collections and old barns in search of valuable hidden gems. Meanwhile, the supernatural-themed ...

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My Nick Jr. to Debut in Southeast Asia

KUALA LUMPUR: Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia has revealed that My Nick Jr. is slated to launch in Malaysia through its partnership with the Telekom Malaysia Berhad IPTV service HyppTV by the end of the year. Created by Nickelodeon, My Nick Jr. is an ad-free, personalized kids' edutainment service ...

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Study Finds Canadians Choosing TV Series Over Films

MONTREAL: Canadians are more likely to watch TV series instead of movies, according to a new study on Canadian viewing habits that also confirmed most film viewing is done through television. The report, commissioned by Telefilm Canada, the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) and the Canada Media Fund ...

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