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Brad Pitt’s Plan B Working on Netflix Drama Series

BEVERLY HILLS: Netflix has ordered the drama series The OA from Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment and Anonymous Content to premiere exclusively in all territories where the service is available in 2016.  The 8×1-hour drama stars Brit Marling, who will also co-write the show. Zal Batmanglij (Sound of My Voice, ...

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Battle Creek Licensed into 100-Plus Territories

LONDON: The new drama Battle Creek, which comes from Breaking Bad's Vince Gilligan and House M.D.'s David Shore, has been sold into more than 100 territories around the world, covering Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa and Latin America. Among the broadcasters to have purchased the series from Sony Pictures Television ...

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SPI Launching FilmBox Channels in Brazil

SÃO PAULO/NEW YORK: SPI International has been granted approval from Brazil's regulatory body Ancine to make nine FilmBox brand channels available in the country's pay-TV market. The company is launching FightBox HD, Fast&FunBox, DocuBox HD, FilmBox Arthouse, FashionBox, Madscreenbox, 360TuneBox, Erox and Eroxxx in Brazil. The FilmBox brand first arrived in the ...

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Scripps Launches Food Network Across LatAm on DIRECTV

MIAMI: Scripps Networks Interactive has launched Food Network on DIRECTV across Latin America. The channel, which was first released in Brazil, will be broadcast in both standard definition and high definition, and will offer global programming featuring kitchen competitions, culinary adventures, instructional cooking and home entertainment. The network is expected ...

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Red Arrow Adds Danish Format to Catalogue

MUNICH: Red Arrow International has picked up the Danish reality format Real Men in an agreement that includes the worldwide format and finished-tape rights outside of Denmark. Real Men looks on as five ordinary guys begin an intense journey to lead healthier lives. The original version is produced by Fjernsynsforeningen ...

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New Stunt Series Ordered for Nat Geo & Channel 4

LONDON: National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) and Channel 4 have co-commissioned a new daredevil stunt series from Nerd TV, fronted by comedic duo Tim Shaw and Buddy Munro. The series will be tentatively titled True Tube for NGCI, and provisionally named Idiot Proof for Channel 4. It’s set to air ...

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New COO in Place at ABS-CBN Corporation

MANILA: ABS-CBN Corporation has elevated Carlo Katigbak to the role of chief operating officer, after having previously served as its head of Access. Katigbak is a member of ABS-CBN's board of advisors. He is also actively involved in the ABS-CBN programming committee, and is currently the president of SKY Cable ...

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