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Netflix to Launch in Italy, Portugal in October

AMSTERDAM: Netflix is planning to launch in Italy and Portugal this October, alongside the previously announced plans to bring the service to Spain that same month. The fall launch in Italy will bring users a fully localized version, offering Italian subtitles and dubbing. In Portugal, Netflix will offer Portuguese subtitles. ...

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Telemundo Elevates Programming Execs

MIAMI: Telemundo has upped two executives within its programming division. Glenda Pacanins, previously VP of programming strategy integration, is now senior VP of programming and content, while Leonor Sotillo has been elevated from VP of programming and strategy to senior VP. Both execs will continue to report to Jesus Torres ...

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Sling TV Unveils Latino-Network Packages

ENGLEWOOD: OTT service Sling TV has launched Sling Latino, a new brand geared at bilingual and Spanish-speaking audiences. The initiative lets viewers select from two base packages, Paquete Total (22 channels for $12 per month) or Paquete Esencial (16 channels for $7 per month), each with live and on-demand content ...

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English Club TV Now Available Across Africa

LONDON: The educational channel English Club TV has launched across Africa. The network can be found in 37 countries throughout the continent via CANAL+ Overseas’ basic package. The deal was reached between ECTV Network, a part of English Club TV Group, and CANAL+ Overseas. Andrew Semchenko, the CEO of the ...

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Portfolio Secures New Sales for Trio of Titles

TORONTO: Portfolio Entertainment has sold the animated kids' series DOKI, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! and RoboRoach to broadcasters in Canada, Norway and UAE. DOKI is headed to NRK in Norway and TVO and Knowledge Network in Canada. The show follows the adventures of the titular ...

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Kulipari to Make a Splash on Netflix

Earlier this week, Netflix unveiled a number of new original series coming to its roster of kids’ programming. Among them is Kulipari: An Army of Frogs, produced by Splash Entertainment and Outlook Company. The property is based on a trilogy of books created by American football star Trevor Pryce, and ...

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HBO Asia Orders More Hollywood On Set

PARIS: HBO Asia has picked up an additional 76 episodes of Hollywood On Set from Prime Entertainment Group. The new run will air in HD across 25 territories via HBO Asia. The show goes behind the scenes and on set of the latest movies out of Hollywood. David Freydt, the ...

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BBC Worldwide to Host London Doctor Who Fest This Fall

LONDON: This November, BBC Worldwide is slated to host a festival celebrating the international hit Doctor Who featuring special appearances by showrunner Steven Moffat and current series lead Peter Capaldi. The Doctor Who Festival will run from November 13 to 15 at ExCel in London. The event will include sets ...

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ITV2 Commissions New Comedy Panel Show

LONDON: ITV has tapped STV Productions, with GroupM Entertainment, to produce a new comedy panel show for ITV2, Safeword. The 7×45-minute series will begin airing in July. It will be hosted by Rick Edwards (Tool Academy) and feature regular captains Katherine Ryan (Have I Got News For You) and David ...

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