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Latin American Sales for Granada

LONDON, July 7: Granada International has secured new Latin American deals with GloboSat and A&E Latin America on titles such as Hell’s Kitchen and The Prince’s Trust 30th Birthday Live. GloboSat in Brazil secured Hell’s Kitchen, which is now in ...

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Nick Deal on Ricky Sprocket

VANCOUVER, July 7: Ricky Sprocket—Showbiz Boy, a new animated series from Bejuba! Entertainment, Snowden Fine Productions and Studio B Productions, has been licensed to Nickelodeon channels in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Scandinavia, as well ...

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Solid Secures DVD Rights on New Iran Doc

ENCINO, July 7: Solid Entertainment has picked up the U.S. home video and DVD rights to the four-part documentary series Guests of The Ayatollah, based on the bestselling book by Black Hawk Down author Mark Bowden. The series premiered on ...

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Southern Star Takes on New Properties

SYDNEY, July 7: Southern Star International has been appointed the international distributor of The Kylie Interview and of the kids’ series The Shak. The Kylie Interview is the first interview with Australian pop star Kylie Minogue since she was diagnosed ...

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Romanian, Greek Deals for ORF

VIENNA, July 7: Austria’s ORF secured deals with TVR in Romania and with the Parliament Channel in Greece at DISCOP last month. TVR took 48 ORF titles, primarily made of arts documentaries. Among the shows in the package are Goya—From ...

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Aardman Goes Mobile with M1

BRISTOL, July 7: Aardman Animations has signed a deal to distribute video content on Singapore mobile operator M1’s “Watch-a-Video” service. The arrangement was made by Starcut, the mobile content publisher, on behalf of Aardman. M1’s 3G customers will be able ...

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HBO, 24 Lead Emmy Nods

LOS ANGELES, July 6: HBO yet again led the Primetime Emmy nominations with 95 nods in total for titles such as Elizabeth I and The Sopranos, while FOX’s 24 came up with the most nominations for a TV series. ABC’s ...

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ITV Bags J.J. Abrams’ Six Degrees

LONDON, July 6: J.J. Abrams’ new ABC series Six Degrees, distributed by Buena Vista International Television, is to become the first American show to air in a prime-time slot on ITV1 in nine years. The show, which will also broadcast ...

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