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New Crime Drama for Lifetime

NEW YORK, June 20: Next month, Lifetime Television in the U.S. will launch Angela’s Eyes, a crime drama executive produced by Crash’s Tom Nunan and Cathy Shulman. The series, from NBC Universal Television Studio, launches July 16 at 10 p.m. ...

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MIPCOM Adds Industry Heavyweights to Lineup

PARIS, June 20: Disney’s Anne Sweeney, ESPN’s George Bodenheimer, NBC Universal’s Beth Comstock and MGM’s Harry Sloan are among the keynote speakers for MIPCOM’s Reshaping Media conference. Sweeney, named one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" by Fortune ...

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Coridass Extends ZDF Contract

MAINZ, June 19: Alexander Coridass has signed a new five-year contract to remain at the helm of ZDF Enterprises. Coridass is the president and CEO of the company, which is a division of German pubcaster ZDF. He has overseen ZDF ...

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AHI Renews Grammy Distribution Rights

PALISADES PARK, June 19: Alfred Haber Inc. (AHI) is to continue distributing the Annual Grammy Awards, via a new deal with The Recording Academy. The deal for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in 2007 marks AHI’s 18th consecutive year of ...

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C4I Takes on New Flashback Period Drama

LONDON, June 19: British independent Flashback Television has appointed Channel 4 International as the worldwide distributor for the period drama Beau Brummell—This Charming Man, produced for BBC Four. This is the first BBC drama project to be acquired for international ...

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Celador Picks Up Classic Game Show Format

LONDON, June 19: Celador International has acquired the worldwide television rights to the game show format Mr & Mrs, which ran on ITV in the 1970s and 1980s. Celador International has acquired the rights from Derek Batey Enterprises and the ...

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Slovak Deal on Granada Format

LONDON, June 19: Granada International’s Dancing on Ice format has been sold to the Slovakian commercial network TV JOJ. The channel will produce 14 episodes of its own version of the show for launch later this year. The format, first ...

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