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9 Story Sends Get Ace to France

TORONTO: 9 Story Media Group has sold the animated comedy series Get Ace to France's Boing, which is part of the Turner Kids portfolio in the country that also includes Boomerang and Cartoon Network. Get Ace is produced by Australia's Galaxy Pop for Network Ten's Eleven. The 52×11-minute show follows ...

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Travel Channel to Bring Slow TV to the U.S.

CHEVY CHASE: Travel Channel in the U.S. has lined up a local version of Slow TV, a unique entertainment format created by Norway's NRK. This fall, Travel Channel will premiere Slow Road Live, a 12-hour road trip, the route of which will be announced at a later time. The event is ...

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Viola Davis

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2015 issue of TV Drama. The story of Viola Davis’s life is as compelling as that of any of the characters she has played in her distinguished career. She grew up dirt-poor in Rhode Island but found solace and escape watching movies. Her ...

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Network Ten Orders Spelling Bee Show

SYDNEY: Network Ten has commissioned The Great Australian Spelling Bee, a new family entertainment series from Shine Australia. The Great Australian Spelling Bee is slated for broadcast later in the year. Rick Maier, Network Ten's head of drama, worked with Shine Australia to develop the original format. A host for ...

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Univision Channels to Air Spanish-Language NBA Content

NEW YORK: The NBA has inked a multiyear deal with Univision Deportes, the sports division of Univision Communications, to launch exclusive Spanish-language content across multiple platforms. As part of the agreement, Univision Deportes will debut new NBA programming via UniMás and Univision Deportes Network (UDN), a 24-hour Spanish language U.S. ...

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ESPN Player Releases MMA-Focused Channel for Europe

LONDON: ESPN Player has launched a new channel dedicated to the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) in Europe, providing live coverage of the mixed martial arts organization. As part of ESPN’s live streaming service, the channel will be broadcast in the U.K., Eire, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia ...

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