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Amazon Instant Video Secures Falling Skies, The Closer

SEATTLE: Amazon has signed exclusive licensing deals with Turner Broadcasting System and Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution for the TNT series Falling Skies and The Closer, respectively. Through its agreement with Turner, Amazon adds to its Prime Instant Video catalogue the current season and future seasons of Falling Skies. The ...

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CBS Drama Joins Virgin Media Platform

LONDON: With the launch of CBS Drama on Virgin Media, all of the U.K. services from the CBS Chello Zone Channels bouquet are now available on the platform. CBS Drama is currently carried on the Sky and Freesat platforms in the U.K. The channel features U.S. series such as Cheers, ...

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Video Interview: Gillian Anderson

NEW YORK: Gillian Anderson, best known for her portrayal of FBI Special Agent Dana Scully in the hit sci-fi series The X-Files, recently sat down with World Screen‘s Mansha Daswani to discuss her character in the new crime drama The Fall.   Anderson is now starring as Detective Superintendent Stella ...

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UKTV Inks Deal with NBCU International Television Distribution

LONDON: UKTV has acquired the rights for three scripted titles, Do No Harm, Grimm and Suits, from NBCUniversal International Television Distribution. The agreement involves the rights for the U.S. network series Do No Harm and future seasons of Grimm for the entertainment channel Watch. It also includes additional seasons of the ...

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Hell on Wheels Renewed for Third Season

LOS ANGELES/TORONTO: AMC has renewed the drama Hell on Wheels for a third run, with John Wirth signed on as executive producer and showrunner. The third season will contain 10 one-hour episodes. It its slated to premiere in Q3 2013. Wirth (V, Falling Skies, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) will ...

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Revolution Finds U.K. Home

LONDON/BURBANK: Following a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, Sky has landed the exclusive U.K. television rights to Revolution, a drama series executive produced by J.J. Abrams. Produced by Bonanza Productions in collaboration with Bad Robot Productions, Kripke Enterprises and Warner Bros. Television, Revolution follows a family living in ...

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CTV Says Goodbye to Flashpoint

TORONTO: The series finale of Flashpoint, a Canadian crime series on CTV, is slated for broadcast tomorrow night at 10 p.m. Leading up to the finale, much of the channel’s programming for tomorrow will revolve around Flashpoint. At 8:30 a.m., cast members will reflect on the show and preview the last ...

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Homeland Producers Working on FX Drama Pilot

LOS ANGELES: FX has placed an order for the drama pilot Tyrant, which comes from Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff, the producers of Homeland, and writer/producer Craig Wright, whose credits include Six Feet Under and Lost. Tyrant is about an American family who are drawn into the workings of a ...

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BBC One Orders Second Season of Drama Series

LONDON: Last Tango in Halifax, a successful drama series from Red Production Company, has been commissioned for a second season by BBC One. Starring Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid, the six-parter follows the reunion of a man and woman after six decades. Sarah Lancashire, Nicola Walker, Tony Gardner, Dean Andrews and ...

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New Web Show Goes Behind the Scenes of NCIS

LOS ANGELES: Inside NCIS is a new web series available on CBS.com that provides an insider’s view of the hit show and chronicles the production process from start to finish. The eight-episode digital series features exclusive interviews with cast members Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo, David McCallum, Pauley Perrette, Sean Murray, Rocky ...

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