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MIPJunior Spotlight: MarVista Entertainment

CANNES: The holiday movie Northpole 2: Open for Christmas, repped by MarVista Entertainment, takes audiences on an adventure through Santa’s hometown. “Using state-of-the-art CGI technology, Northpole 2: Open for Christmas gives viewers a close look into the stunning city of Northpole, which is powered by the magic of holiday happiness ...

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The Bachelorette Gets Canadian Treatment on W Network

TORONTO: W Network has commissioned The Bachelorette Canada, marking the first-ever Canadian version of the popular franchise. The Canadian version will feature 11 90-minute episodes and a one-hour special episode. The series from Good Human Productions Inc. is an extension of the globally popular franchise from Warner Horizon Television that ...

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Top Programmers on Scripted, Exclusivity & OTT

MTG’s Jakob Mejlhede, FOX International Channels’ Jason Simms, Channel 5’s Katie Keenan and SVT’s Christian Wikander spoke about trends in drama, the battle for exclusive rights, the impact of OTT platforms and day-and-date premieres in conversation with World Screen’s Anna ...

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International Novelas Land on Pasiones

MIAMI: Pan-regional channel Pasiones is premiering two international telenovelas, the Korean title My Love from the Stars and the Brazilian production Caribbean Flower. My Love from the Stars tells the story of an alien who lands on Earth during the Joseon Dynasty in Korea and, 400 years later, falls in ...

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DreamWorks Animation Posts Strong Q3 Results

GLENDALE: DreamWorks Animation’s revenues for the third quarter surged 43.3 percent to $259.2 million, with strong performances across all operating segments. "DreamWorks Animation delivered solid third quarter results, highlighted by strong top-line growth and meaningful segment gross profit across all of our businesses," said Jeffrey Katzenberg, the CEO of DreamWorks ...

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Turkish Drama Ezel Heads to Nigeria

MUMBAI: The India-based TV-content sales agency GoQuest Media Ventures has licensed the Turkish crime drama series Ezel into Nigeria. GoQuest Media Ventures licensed the drama from Eccho Rights, which distributes the show internationally. Ezel will become the first Turkish drama to air in Nigeria. It is produced by Turkish production ...

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MIPJunior Spotlight: Daewon Media

CANNES: A dinosaur-like creature is the main character in GON, an animated series from Daewon Media. The show’s first season has aired on various broadcasters in Japan, Taiwan and Singapore, among other countries. “We are aiming for the sales of GON in North and South America, Russia, China and the ...

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AMC Global Takes The Night Manager

NEW YORK: AMC Global has picked up the international broadcast rights for the TV adaptation of John le Carré’s novel The Night Manager, starring Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston. The six-part drama is currently in production. A co-production between AMC, BBC One and The Ink Factory, the project marks the ...

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Disney Profit Rises

BURBANK: Net income for The Walt Disney Company’s fiscal 2015 increased 12 percent to a record $8.4 billion, with revenues up 7 percent to a record $52.5 billion. “We had a strong quarter, with adjusted EPS up 35 percent, completing ...

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ITV Searches for The Next Great Magician

LONDON: Vaudeville Productions and Crook Productions are co-producing a magic-based competition show for ITV, The Next Great Magician. The series will feature the world’s best magicians performing their greatest tricks, many of them for the first time ever on television, as they compete to be crowned The Next Great Magician. ...

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