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Revenues Up 17 Percent at TV Azteca

MEXICO CITY, July 25: For the second quarter of this year, TV Azteca delivered revenues of Ps.2,653 million ($243.1 million) and a profit of Ps.655 million ($60 million), a 28-percent gain on the year-ago period. “Outstanding revenue this quarter reflects ...

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ECW Set for Canadian Rollout

TORONTO, July 24: World Wrestling Entertainment’s new series Extreme Championship Wrestling, which launched on SCI FI Channel in the U.S. last month, is set to launch in Canada on Global Television Network on August 11. The series will air at ...

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Zone Reality Takes Open Door Feature

TORONTO/LONDON, July 24: Zonemedia’s Zone Reality channel has picked up the rights to the feature documentary Cracked Not Broken from Canadian producer/distributor Open Door. Set to air on Zone Reality in the U.K. today, the film from Paul Perrier and ...

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Alfred Haber to Represent CMA Awards

PALISADES PARK, July 24: Alfred Haber Distribution (AHDI) has inked a deal with the Country Music Association (CMA) to offer international broadcasters a 90-minute edition of The 40th Annual CMA Awards, which will air on ABC in the U.S. on ...

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Big Tent Secures Miffy Deal with KOL

NEW YORK, July 24: Big Tent Entertainment has secured a deal for the AOL’s kids’ service KOL Jr to roll out e-cards, games, screensavers, art activities, streaming songs and video segments based on Miffy and Friends, which airs in the ...

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New Channel Manager for Nick Germany

LONDON/BERLIN, July 24: MTV Networks Central Europe has tapped Super RTL executive Oliver Schablitzki as the new channel manager for NICK in Germany, overseeing programming strategy for the kids’ channel’s platforms and managing the team in Berlin. Schablitzki’s appointment is ...

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ITV Chief Mulls Exit

LONDON, July 24: Charles Allen is considering stepping down as the chief executive of ITV when the company announces its interim results next month, British press reports indicate. Allen has been under increasing pressure from investors about the British media ...

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New Additions at Disney Japan

BURBANK/TOKYO, July 24: As part of an effort to seek out new content opportunities outside of the U.S., Disney Channel Worldwide has named Michiyo Hayashi to the newly created role of senior manager of development for its Jetix action/adventure brand, ...

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