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MIPTV Spotlight: Power

CANNES: Power’s wildlife catalogue continues to grow, with an additional season of the heartwarming series The Kalahari Meerkats on offer for MIPTV. “Full of danger, jeopardy and even some romance, this visually stunning series brings the audience a never-before-seen look at these lovable creatures,” says Susan Waddell, the company’s CEO. ...

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MIPTV Spotlight: Off the Fence

CANNES: Straddling the worlds of extreme sport and civil engineering, Extreme Science, on offer from Off the Fence, travels the globe exploring the construction and execution of extreme-sports events. The series is among the top highlights being presented by Off the Fence, which is also promoting the documentary Razzle Dazzle: ...

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David Lynch Exits Twin Peaks Revival

LOS ANGELES: David Lynch announced over the weekend that he will not be part of Showtime's planned revival of Twin Peaks, which is slated to air in 2016. Last October, Showtime announced it was planning a Twin Peaks limited series, with creators and exec producers David Lynch and Mark Frost ...

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GRB Secures New Sales Ahead of MIPTV

SHERMAN OAKS: In the run-up to this year's MIPTV, GRB Entertainment has licensed several factual titles to broadcasters in Europe and Canada, as well as to a number of airlines. Sweden's TV 4 snapped up the Dean Cain-hosted comedy-clip series Dick Clark's Bloopers. For the Czech Republic, Kinosvet TV took ...

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Cinedigm Content for Horror SVOD Service The Crypt

LOS ANGELES: Indie distributor Cinedigm has inked a deal to provide content to The Crypt, a horror-focused SVOD service. The initial films offered from Cinedigm will include Bloodstone: Subspecies 2, Dollman, Dollman vs. Demonic Toys, Intruder, Puppet Master, Puppet Master ...

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Q&A: AwesomenessTV’s Brian Robbins

NEW YORK: AwesomenessTV's Brian Robbins, who will receive the Pioneer Prize at the International Digital Emmy Awards at MIPTV next week, talks to TV Kids about creating multiplatform content and cross-pollinating talent between linear and digital channels. TV KIDS: When did you first start noticing the talent and content on ...

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Peace Point Unveils MIPTV 2015 Highlights

TORONTO: At next week's market in Cannes, Peace Point Rights plans to present to international buyers a variety of documentary and lifestyle series, as well as the Latin American rights for new scripted productions from Muse Entertainment. Among the company's factual highlights are Escape or Die!, which looks on as ...

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NBC to Air Prime-Time Magic Specials

UNIVERSAL CITY: Magician Mat Franco, the winner of last year’s America’s Got Talent, is due to return to NBC for a pair of prime-time specials. Titled Mat Franco’s Got Magic, the specials will chronicle the magician as he travels from his home in Rhode Island to Las Vegas, where he ...

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TV Drama Preview for MIPTV

NEW YORK: The TV Drama Preview for MIPTV provides you with a number of useful services in one location, including interviews with Matthew Weiner and Matt Dillon, a report on period drama and more. View the Preview here. The TV Drama Preview includes a video interview with Matt Dillon, the ...

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FOX Goes for Challenge Series Bullseye

LOS ANGELES: FOX is due to premiere next month the unscripted challenge series Bullseye, hosted by actor Kellan Lutz and co-hosted by comedian Godfrey. Produced by Endemol Shine North America, the show will see four men and four women use their bodies like darts to hit targets on land, sea ...

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