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Mediaset, de Mol Eye Endemol

ROME/HILVERSUM, June 16: John de Mol’s investment vehicle Talpa Management is said to be working with Mediaset on a bid to acquire a majority stake in Endemol from Spain’s Telefónica, wire reports indicate. Endemol shares were up some 9 percent ...

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MSN, LivePlanet Team for Original Online Content

REDMOND, June 16: LivePlanet, the production company founded by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, is working on a baseball-themed unscripted series for MSN, the first project under the Internet company’s MSN Originals drive to boost its content offerings. Fan Club: ...

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Univision World Cup Coverage Beats ABC and ESPN2

LOS ANGELES, June 16: For the first 14 matches of the World Cup, Univision’s Spanish-language coverage has out-delivered ABC and ESPN2 by 11 percent, averaging 2.3 million viewers. Citing Nielsen figures, Univision also says that it averaged 1.4 million viewers ...

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MMVAs to Reach 65 Countries

TORONTO, June 16: The MuchMusic Video Awards, distributed by CHUM International, will air in a record 65 markets this weekend across Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Europe and North America. The MMVAs—which have aired outside of Canada for 12 ...

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France 2 Takes Distraction Game Show

MONTREAL, June 16: Distraction has secured a trio of new deals on the Jonathan Goodson game show Dirty Rotten Cheater, including one with France 2 for its summer schedule. The format was recently renewed by TBS in Japan and has ...

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Lionsgate Signs Akeelah Star to TV Deal

SANTA MONICA, June 16: Lionsgate is developing television projects for the 12-year-old actress/singer Keke Palmer, star of Akeelah and the Bee, and may also cast her in existing productions. Kevin Beggs, the president of television programming and production at Lionsgate, ...

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