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EBS Korea Picks up The Koala Brothers

LONDON, June, 28: Spellbound Entertainment has announced the sale of 52 episodes of U.K. preschool series, The Koala Brothers, to the Korean educational station, EBS. "The Koala Brothers is one of the most charming pre-school series on the market, with ...

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Zonemedia Appoints GM of Moscow Office

LONDON, June 28, Zonemedia (formerly Zone Vision Labs) has named Vitaly Sufan as general manager the company’s Moscow office. Sufan, who was formerly the deputy chief programming officer of NTV-Plus, will be responsible for Zonemedia's channel distribution activities in Russia, ...

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Univision is Sold to Private Equity Group

LOS ANGELES, June 27: Univision Communications’ board approved a $12.3 billion sale of the leading Spanish-language network in the U.S. to a consortium of investors—not to Televisa, who had also bid for the network. The investor group is led by ...

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New Media Bill in India

NEW DELHI, June 27: India’s government is proposing legislation that would regulate the country’s broadcast industry. The bill is aimed at Indian media companies, but places restrictions on local programming that would impact foreign channels as well, such as News ...

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ITV Shareholders May Force Allen Out

LONDON, June 27: Speculation in London’s City has it that ITV chief executive Charles Allen may be ousted by ITV’s shareholders if the broadcaster doesn’t improve its financial performance. Audience shares and advertising revenues at the U.K.’s leading commercial broadcaster ...

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