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9 Story Media Group Lands Kids Titles in Brazil

TORONTO: 9 Story Media Group has sold two of its titles, Get Ace and Nerds and Monsters, to Brazilian children’s TV channel Gloob. The animated series will air in Brazilian Portuguese. Both are due out on the Globosat-owned network in January 2016. Get Ace was originally produced by Galaxy Pop ...

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Gina Rodriguez

This interview originally appeared in the MIPTV 2015 issue of TV Formats. Loosely based on the Venezuelan telenovela Juana la virgen, the American show Jane the Virgin has developed a following of passionate fans—as all good novelas do. The show on The CW, about a young woman who decides to ...

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U.S. Network Upfronts

International buyers will be heading off to the Hollywood studios in the coming days to screen the new series picked up by the broadcast networks. For a full recap of what’s coming to screens this fall, visit World Screen’s 2015-16 ...

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BLE Unveils New Highlights for Retail Mentoring Program

LONDON: Six new retailers have been added to Brand Licensing Europe’s Retail Mentoring Program, due to launch this month. Asda, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Claire’s Accessories UK, Lloyds Pharmacy, Matalan and Stanfords join existing participants J Sainsbury, Boots, Lakeland, Blue Inc. and Mothercare Group. The six-month program gives buyers a wider ...

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WOWOW Reshuffles Senior Management

TOKYO: Japanese pay-TV broadcaster WOWOW has made several changes to its senior-level management team, including promoting Nobuya Wazaki to chairman. Wazaki spent the last seven years serving as president of WOWOW, during which time he guided the transition from analog to digital, created three new full HD channels, and helped ...

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Australia’s Presto to Boost Content Library

SYDNEY: Australian SVOD service Presto has announced plans to ramp up its 5,000 hours of streaming content. The digital hub is set to dramatically increase its content libraries over the coming weeks, building on the upcoming release of the U.S. drama Aquarius as a “First on Presto” Australian exclusive. This ...

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