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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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BBC Worldwide Names Digital Media Director

LONDON, June 13: Simon Danker has been named director of digital media at BBC Worldwide, leading a team that is exploring opportunities for BBC programming online and on mobile phones. Reporting to David Moody, BBC Worldwide's managing director of digital ...

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Brad Brooks Exits DIC

BURBANK, June 13: DIC Entertainment has named Jeffrey Edell as president and COO following Brad Brooks’ resignation to return to investment banking with a position at Imperial Capital. Brooks will continue as a consultant to DIC’s senior management in finance ...

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Polish Deals for Off the Fence

AMSTERDAM, June 13: Off the Fence has secured two deals in Poland in advance of the Central and Eastern European programming market DISCOP next week. A package of three one-hour specials has been sold to TVP2: Cherub of the Mist ...

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MercuryMedia Takes On 9/11 Doc

LONDON, June 13: MercuryMedia is continuing its acquisitions drive, picking up the rights to the 48-minute special 9/11: Press For Truth from New York-based DTT Documentaries. The film tells the story of four 9/11 widows known as “The Jersey Girls” ...

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Comarex to Represent Alpha Dolly

MEXICO CITY, June 13: Comarex has become the worldwide agent of TV and film writer Alpha Dolly, with plans to bring her novelas, series, TV movies and a reality show to DISCOP. Dolly worked with Delia Fiallo for some 15 ...

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Studio B Inks New Being Ian Deal

TORONTO, June 13: Canadian kids’ network YTV and Vancouver-based Studio B Productions have struck a deal to produce 10 new special episodes of Being Ian for broadcast beginning September 2007. The terms of the agreement also give Corus Entertainment rights ...

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CMT Goes Behind the Scenes of Miss America

NASHVILLE, June 13: The Miss America Foundation is working on a documentary series with the Viacom-owned cable network CMT, following contestants for next year’s pageant as they go through the preliminaries this September. Finding Miss America will be shot September ...

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