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David Duchovny Lands New NBC Series

UNIVERSAL CITY: NBC has given a straight-to-series order to Aquarius, which will star David Duchovny as a Los Angeles police sergeant in the 1960s who begins tracking a young Charles Manson. This marks Duchovny's return to broadcast television, after spending nine seasons on FOX's cult hit The X-Files, which wrapped ...

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Amazon Scores Exclusive Streaming Rights to 24

SEATTLE: In a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Amazon's Prime Instant Video service has become the exclusive U.S. streaming home of all 192 episodes of 24. The deal comes about a month before FOX premieres the new limited-run series 24: Live Another Day, in which Kiefer Sutherland reprises ...

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MIPTV Spotlight: Turkish Radio & Television Corporation

CANNES: From Turkish Radio & Television Corporation (TRT), the drama The Golden Apple touts the tagline “Live for your country, die for your love.” Founded 50 years ago, Turkish Radio & Television Corporation (TRT) is the national public broadcaster of Turkey. Its programs are being offered to the international market ...

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MIPTV Spotlight: Sierra/Engine Television

CANNES: Shortly after MIPTV wraps up, the series Black Box will be making its debut on ABC in the U.S., and Sierra/Engine Television is offering up the title now for international buyers. Kelly Reilly (Flight, Sherlock Holmes) stars as Dr. Catherine Black, and the series is directed by Simon Curtis ...

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Global Screen Adds Iron Fist to Catalogue

MUNICH: Global Screen has secured the worldwide distribution rights for Iron Fist, a television event movie produced by UFA Fiction in association with Mia Film. Iron Fist centers on the famous German knight Götz von Berlichingen, who is tasked with saving Emperor Karl. The first images from the action-packed historical ...

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Syfy Renews Helix for Second Season

NEW YORK: Syfy has given the go-ahead to a second season of its scripted drama Helix, set to air winter 2015. The 13-episode sophomore season is scheduled to start production later this year. The drama’s first run premiered January 10 as the top cable scripted-entertainment program in the time period. ...

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Tricon to Debut Drama The Divide at MIPTV

TORONTO: Tricon Films & Television is set to debut WE tv’s first original drama The Divide in Cannes next week, with star Marin Ireland in attendance at MIPTV to launch the show to the global market. The 8×60-minute series will make its U.S. premiere on WE tv this July. The ...

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MIPTV Spotlight: Miramax

CANNES: Miramax is bringing From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, an adaptation of the action-horror flick from director Robert Rodriguez and screenwriter Quentin Tarantino, to the global market. The TV series was done as an original for Rodriguez’s own U.S. cable channel, El Rey Network. “This is the first of ...

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Power Reports Strong Sales for New Worlds

LONDON: Power has confirmed multiple deals for New Worlds, Company Pictures' production for Channel 4 starring Jamie Dornan and Freya Mavor, among others, telling the story of four idealists in the 1680s. The period piece is headed to DR1 in Denmark, SKY Television's SKY Movies Extra channel in New Zealand, ...

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Endemol Acquires Drama Outfit Artists Studio

LONDON: Artists Studio, the drama production outfit behind the critically acclaimed BBC Two series The Fall, has been acquired by Endemol, which has also taken on global distribution rights to season two of the serial-killer thriller with Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan. The purchase of Artists Studio, which also produced ...

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