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ZDF Showcases German Drama

BUDAPEST, June 20: ZDF Enterprises will be showcasing several German dramas at DISCOP this week, including the telenovela Julia— Way to Happiness. The distributor will also be offering up new releases in some of its key franchises: three new Rosamunde ...

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Hillary Exits BBC America

NEW YORK, June 20: Bill Hillary is stepping down as the president and CEO of BBC America to join the ad buying agency MAGNA Global’s entertainment division. As president of MAGNA Global Entertainment, Hillary will oversee the development of branded ...

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Promotions at FremantleMedia Enterprises

LONDON, June 20: FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has promoted four of its executives in the U.K., including Dan Allen, the COO of Fremantle International Distribution. Allen, as COO of FME, will be responsible for all operational departments including marketing, finance, legal, ...

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Studio B Names Licensing Agent

VANCOUVER, June 20: Canadian animation house Studio B Productions has appointed VooDoo Entertainment’s Sandie Hatch as its licensing agent. Hatch will work on developing Canadian merchandising, licensing and promotional materials for the programs Yvon of the Yukon, D’Myna Leagues and ...

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Record Attendance Expected for DISCOP

BUDAPEST, June 19: DISCOP, which kicks off this week in Budapest, is expecting 1,325 individual participants, a 36-percent increase on last year. The event, now in its 15th year, anticipates 786 buyers representing 370 companies, including 54 from Hungary, 30 ...

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ITV, Pact in New Media Agreement

LONDON, June 19: ITV has reached an agreement with the trade body Pact over the online, VOD and mobile rights to independent productions. According to the new terms of trade, ITV can offer shows on demand during the run of ...

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Disney Hosts New Media Showcase in Asia

SINGAPORE, June 19: Buena Vista International Television (BVITV), along with Walt Disney Internet Group, Disney Channel, ESPN, ESPN Star Sports and ABC, hosted a New Media Showcase in Singapore today. Representatives from broadcast outlets, mobile operators, content aggregators, ISPs and ...

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Adult Swim Programming Heads to Canada

TORONTO, June 19: As part of its fall schedule this year, Canada’s Teletoon has picked up six series from Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block for its late-night, 18-to-34-targeted programming lineup. "By acquiring the original Adult Swim titles, Teletoon is fulfilling ...

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