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INHD Launches Original Programming Block

NEW YORK, June 14: The INHD Network is gearing up to launch Mojo, a prime-time block featuring high-definition original series targeted towards male viewers. Mojo launches on the cable network on June 18 at 9 p.m. and is geared to ...

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Sleuth Secures DISH Carriage

ENGLEWOOD, June 14: NBC Universal Cable has expanded the reach of its crime, mystery and suspense network Sleuth with a carriage deal with DISH Network. "Sleuth is a unique channel and fits a niche demographic of consumers who enjoy the ...

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PBS Creates Chief Content Officer Post

ARLINGTON, June 14: As part of its efforts to better serve its audience in a multiplatform universe, PBS has tapped public broadcasting veteran John Boland to fill the newly created role of chief content officer. The announcement marks the first ...

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BabyFirstTV Expands Reach

ENGLEWOOD/LOS ANGELES, June 14: A month since launching on DIRECTV, BabyFirstTV, a 24-hour premium channel devoted to babies, toddlers and their parents, has reached a carriage deal with DISH Network. The service, which rolled out on DIRECTV last month, will ...

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Endemol Names New Chief

HILVERSUM, June 14: Endemol’s Supervisory Board has nominated Elías Rodriguez-Viña Cancio as chairman and CEO of the company, pending approval by shareholders, following Joaquim Agut Bonsfills’ abrupt resignation last week. Rodriguez-Viña will chair the company’s management board, joining its other ...

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Telemundo to Shutter International Channel

MIAMI, June 14: At the end of this month, Telemundo’s international channel, available in more than 20 Latin American markets, is going off the air, World Screen Newsflash has learned. Telemundo Internacional, launched in 2000, currently offers a mix of ...

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Sesame Workshop's Pinky Dinky Doo

TV Kids Weekly, June 13, 2006 NAME OF THE PROPERTY: Pinky Dinky Doo ORIGIN: Pinky blossomed from a collection of playful bedtime stories, which became the Pinky Dinky Doo book series, currently available in stores. CREATORS: The Pinky Dinky Doo ...

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Telefe Ups Wasserman

BUENOS AIRES, June 13: Michelle Wasserman has been appointed content distribution manager at Telefe International, following the announcement of Silvana D’Angelo’s decision to join Dori Media Distribution. Wasserman will be responsible for coordinating the company’s worldwide sales efforts. Most recently, ...

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