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Video: What Do Buyers Want?

NEW YORK: MTG’s Jakob Mejlhede, FOX International Channels’ Jason Simms, Channel 5’s Katie Keenan and SVT’s Christian Wikander spoke about trends in drama, the battle for exclusive rights, the impact of OTT platforms and day-and-date premieres in conversation with World ...

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Keshet International Unveils New Gaming Division

TEL AVIV: Keshet International has launched a new unit focused on the global gaming sector, with veteran TV executive Ziv Rabinovich tapped to head the division. The venture will be an independent, international entity developing original mobile and social gaming ...

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YouTube Unveils Ad-Free Subscription Service

SAN BRUNO: Google-owned YouTube is launching a subscription service, dubbed YouTube Red, which will offer original and exclusive videos for $9.99 per month. The service is set to launch officially on October 28, offering videos without ads and enabling users ...

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Chris Rock to Host 88th Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES: Chris Rock has been tapped to host next year’s Oscars, marking the comedian and filmmaker’s second time fronting the awards show. The 88th Academy Awards are set to be broadcast live on February 28 on ABC. The presentation ...

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Cablevision & Viacom Settle Channel-Bundling Lawsuit

BETHPAGE/NEW YORK: Cablevision Systems Corporation and Viacom have resolved their legal case regarding a 2012 carriage agreement between the two companies. Cablevision originally filed a complaint alleging that Viacom was forcing it to carry and pay for "lesser-watched ancillary networks" ...

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RTS Video: Looking Towards 2020

NEW YORK: Channel 4’s David Abraham, ITV’s Adam Crozier, BBC’s Tony Hall and Virgin Media’s Tom Mockridge took part in a conversation about the future of the industry at the RTS Cambridge Convention.   brightcove.createExperiences(); The footage was created by ...

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RTS Video: Working for the Yankee Dollar?

NEW YORK: Channel 4’s David Abraham, Sony Pictures Television’s Wayne Garvie, Endemol Shine Group’s Tim Hincks and Nick Southgate took part in a panel together at the RTS Cambridge Convention.   brightcove.createExperiences(); The footage was created by the Royal Television ...

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The Week at MIPCOM

You couldn’t escape the question last week: where were you during the flood? The torrential downpours on the Saturday night before MIPCOM were unprecedented, knocking out internet access in most hotels and apartments and prompting MIPJunior to relocate to the ...

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