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CTV to Sample Shows from Space, Bravo

TORONTO: Canada's CTV is set to air a sampling of shows from the specialty channels Space and Bravo as part of its summer lineup, among them Orphan Black and Bitten. From the Space channel, season three of the conspiracy thriller Orphan Black is airing Saturdays at 9 p.m., followed by ...

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Nat Geo Teams with Emirates for Integrated Marketing Campaign

HONG KONG: National Geographic Channel (NGC) has partnered with the Emirates airline on an integrated marketing campaign titled Be There. At the center of the campaign is a series of vignettes chronicling seven Emirates employees nicknamed ‘Globalistas’ filmed during a six-month journey around the world. The campaign, which also features ...

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UPC Ireland to Purchase TV3

DUBLIN: Liberty Global's UPC Ireland has entered into an agreement with Doughty Hanson to acquire the commercial broadcaster TV3. The purchase price is 80 million euros ($87 million), with an additional contingent consideration of up to 7 million euros ($7.8 million) payable based on TV3 reaching certain targets. Once the ...

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UTH Russia Bids for 75 Percent Interest in CTC Media

MOSCOW: Modern Times Group (MTG) has received an offer from UTH Russia for the purchase of a 75 percent stake in CTC Media. The acquisition bid comes in response to the amendment to the Russian law “On Mass Media,” which will impose further restrictions on non-Russian ownership of Russian TV ...

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New CEO in Place at CANAL+ Group

PARIS: CANAL+ Group has elevated Maxime Saada, currently executive VP and head of pay TV, to the role of CEO, replacing Rodolphe Belmer. Belmer has officially been "relieved of his responsibilities," according to the company's supervisory board. Saada has held the executive VP and head of pay TV post at ...

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Feature-Length Special for ABC3’s Nowhere Boys

SYDNEY: Production has begun in Melbourne on Nowhere Boys: The Book of Shadows, a feature-length movie based on ABC3’s children’s drama Nowhere Boys. That film will screen in selected Australian movie theaters and on the ABC3 channel early next year. It will feature the young heroes from the TV series, ...

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Production Begins on New Season of NHNZ Wildlife Show

DUNEDIN: A second season of NHNZ's blue-chip wildlife series Our Big Blue Backyard is now in production for broadcast next year. Our Big Blue Backyard follows camera crews as they explore the lives of various marine animals. The show's new season will travel to such exotic locations as the Kermadec ...

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