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A+E Networks & VICE to Launch TV Network

NEW YORK: Through a new partnership with VICE Media, A+E Networks’ channel H2 will be transitioned to VICELAND (working title), with the new 24-hour network set to launch in early 2016. VICELAND will be distributed in approximately 70 million homes, ...

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Flat Profit at Discovery in Q3

SILVER SPRING: Largely due to currency effects at its international operations, Discovery Communications' third-quarter revenues dipped by 1 percent to $1.56 billion, while its profit was flat at $279 million. Nevertheless, the group beat Wall Street estimates with its quarterly ...

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Two Promotions at Warner Bros. Animation

BURBANK: Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) has promoted creative executive Jay Bastian and operations chief Ed Adams. Bastian has been promoted to senior VP of series. In his new role, he will be charged with identifying properties from the Warner Bros. ...

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MarVista to Debut Terrordactyl at AFM

LOS ANGELES: MarVista Entertainment has picked up the global distribution rights for the creature feature Terrordactyl, set to debut at the upcoming American Film Market (AFM). Produced by 3rd Films, the movie follows two friends who start being stalked by ...

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DISCOP Africa Spotlight: SPI International

JOHANNESBURG: A number of SPI International’s channels are already available across Africa, and with its attendance at DISCOP Africa, the company is hoping for further penetration in the region. Current offerings include FilmBox, a movie channel; FilmBox Arthouse, for independent ...

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AFM Spotlight: Starz

SANTA MONICA: Bruce Campbell reprises his role as a monster hunter in Ash vs Evil Dead, part of the Starz catalogue. The new series picks up three decades after the end of the last film from the Evil Dead franchise. ...

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AFM Spotlight: Multicom Entertainment Group

SANTA MONICA: The documentary The Go-Go Boys, which Multicom Entertainment Group is presenting to buyers at this year’s AFM, is about Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who founded the successful independent film company Cannon Films. Further highlights include Bereave, a ...

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