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ITN Rebrands Archive Footage Arm

LONDON, June 19: ITN is rebranding its ITN Archive operation as ITN Source, with plans to invest £1 million to further build its footage and 3G content businesses. The new corporate identity is intended to underpin the company’s strategy of ...

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BVITV Closes Deals in Cyprus

CYPRUS/LONDON, June 19: Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) has signed multi-year, multi-genre agreements with Cypriot pay-TV broadcaster Lumiere TV (LTV), in collaboration with the public free-TV broadcaster Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC). The deals cover a slate of blockbuster movies, Disney ...

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Rainbow, SkyLife in HD Programming Deal

NEW YORK, June 19: DTH platform SkyLife’s SkyHD channel in Korea is set to launch a daily two-hour block of programming drawn from five VOOM brands operated by Rainbow HD Holdings. The prime-time two-hour block will feature content from Ultra ...

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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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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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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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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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Jim Chabin

World Screen Weekly, June 16, 2006 By Anna Carugati Jim Chabin CEO Promax/BDA Hundreds of television professionals will be flocking to New York City next week. Their quest is to find better ways of cutting through the television and media ...

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RTL Television

World Screen Weekly, June 15, 2006 CHANNEL NAME: RTL Television YEAR IT LAUNCHED: 1984 OWNERSHIP: RTL Group, which is 89.8 percent owned by Bertelsmann and 10.2 percent publicly traded. DESCRIPTION: RTL Television in Germany seeks to be a station “for ...

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