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Lifetime Appoints VP of Original Movies

LOS ANGELES: Lifetime has named 72 Productions’s Sebastian Dungan VP of original movies, effective immediately. In his new role, Dungan will be responsible for the development and production of Lifetime original movies. He will be based in Los Angeles and will report to Tanya Lopez, the senior VP of original ...

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Monterosa Names First Head of International Broadcast

LONDON: Multiscreen activation specialist Monterosa has named former TF1 and Endemol exec David Jullien as its first head of international broadcast. In the newly created role, Jullien will be tasked with strengthening and creating new partner relationships with broadcasters, producers and brands to develop real-time digital TV experiences across global ...

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Tom Rogers Steps Down as TiVo CEO

SAN JOSE: Tom Rogers is exiting his CEO post at TiVo after nearly 11 years, though he will continue as a non-executive chairman of the board of directors. Rogers will leave the role officially on January 31, 2016. The board of directors has formed a search committee to identify a ...

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Caracol Teams with Eccholine on El Desafío Format

BOGOTÁ: Caracol Televisión has partnered with line-production group Eccholine for adaptations of the adventure reality format El Desafío. Eccholine will exclusively represent the format in the U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Scandinavia, the Benelux and Turkey. The company will also offer line production for the show, making it adaptable for the different ...

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FremantleMedia International Places Content Across LatAm

CANCUN: FremantleMedia International has announced sales of 400-plus hours of content throughout Latin America just as MIPCancun kicks off in Mexico. Program packages across the region include sales to Globosat in Brazil, which has nabbed a bundle of content, including the hour-long Beatles vs Stones, the eight-part documentary Soundbreaking and ...

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Smithsonian Networks Launches Nature & Wildlife Streaming Service

NEW YORK: Smithsonian Networks has introduced a new SVOD service, Smithsonian Earth, featuring original nature and wildlife content. The stand-alone offering is available in both HD and 4K resolution with compatible devices and television. The array of new originals will be refreshed on a weekly basis. The programming includes documentaries ...

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Ericsson to Debut New SVOD Service in Nigeria

STOCKHOLM: Ericsson’s first end-to-end SVOD content service, NuVu, is set to launch in early 2016 with Airtel Nigeria as a partner. NuVu will feature around 3,000 TV and film titles, available for a monthly fee. Content can be downloaded directly to smartphones or tablets at no additional data cost during ...

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Another Season of Fifteen to One for Channel 4

LONDON: Channel 4 in the U.K. has ordered a sixth season of the hit quiz show Fifteen to One from Remedy Productions. Comedienne Sandi Toksvig will return as host of the fast-paced program, which looks on as 15 contestants compete to answer general-knowledge questions for a cash prize. The 40×1-hour new ...

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