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eOne Expands Licensing Unit with Australian Hub

LONDON: Entertainment One (eOne) Licensing is opening a new office in Melbourne that will serve as the Australian headquarters for all operations across its licensing business. Con Goutzoulas and Trish Padoin will lead the Australian operations as commercial directors. They will be working to maximize the commercial potential of eOne ...

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Amazon Launching First Original Kids’ Series This Summer

SEATTLE: Amazon has scheduled the premieres of its first-ever original children's series for this summer exclusively on Prime Instant Video, starting with the preschool show Tumble Leaf. Tumble Leaf, which comes from Drew Hodges and Bix Pix Entertainment, is set to debut May 23. The preschool series follows Fig the ...

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Armoza Places That’s My House! in France, Russia

TEL AVIV: The Russian commercial channel REN TV has commissioned from Armoza Formats the factual entertainment series That's My House!, which was also picked up by France's Réservoir Prod Groupe. That's My House! is a competitive factual entertainment format that tests if you could guess who lives in a stranger's house ...

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Nickelodeon Releases Line of Ninja Turtles Bike Gear

TORRANCE: Nickelodeon has launched a line of bike accessories featuring designs inspired by its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise. The gear, created in partnership with C-Preme Limited, includes helmets, kneepads and elbow pads. Each shock-absorbing helmet represents one of the four turtles, with designs that feature real knotted fabric sashes ...

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ITVS GE Restructures Under Three Regional Leaders

LONDON: ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) is combining its home entertainment, digital and TV operations under three regional leaders, with Tobi De Graaff, the director of global television distribution, having exited the company. Dan Gopal, who joined ITVS GE two years ago as senior VP and director of global ...

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Tyra Banks Producing Transgender Docuseries for VH1

LOS ANGELES: VH1 has greenlit the new docuseries TransAmerica (working title), which comes from producers Tyra Banks and Gay Rosenthal and features a group of Chicago women who are united by the experience of being transgender. The 8×1-hour series is scheduled to premiere in late 2014 or early 2015. It ...

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OWN Plans Michael Sam Doc Series

LOS ANGELES: OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has a new multipart documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, who just last week became the first openly gay football player drafted into the NFL. The series sees OWN partnering with Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Studios and Amy Rice to produce the as-yet-untitled ...

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Report: TV Is Still the Most Effective Ad Medium

LONDON: New research from Thinkbox in the U.K. reports that television is still the most effective advertising medium, creating more profit per pound spent than any other platform. Thinkbox, the marketing body for commercial TV in the U.K., commissioned Ebiquity to conduct the study of more than 4,500 ad campaigns ...

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PwC: Competition for Multi-Channel Networks Set to Rise

NEW YORK: The race to acquire multi-channel networks (MCNs) that appeal to younger audiences will be one of the main drivers of M&A activity in the entertainment, media and communications industries this year, PwC reports. PwC has just released its Q1 US Entertainment, Media & Communications Deal Insights report. There ...

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The CW Gives New Night to The Originals

NEW YORK: The CW has announced its 2014-15 fall schedule, which sees The Originals moving to Monday nights, giving a lead-in to the freshman comedy Jane the Virgin. The breakout hit The Originals starts things off at 8 p.m., followed by Jane the Virgin, starring Gina Rodriguez, at 9 p.m. ...

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