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Weekend Ratings Roundup: The Netherlands

PREMIUM: The local version of FremantleMedia’s The Farmer Wants a Wife pulled the biggest audience of any program on Dutch television during the week ending September 16, averaging 3.584 million viewers and a 48.6-percent share on Ned 3 on Sunday. In second place in terms of the weekend rankings was ...

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Channel 4 Content Joins Sky Offerings

LONDON: Channel 4, E4, More 4 and Film 4 and the on-demand 4oD service are joining Sky’s digital platforms. The deal that the content being added to Sky’s TV on-demand service and Sky Go and the new HD channels join the Sky platform. Sky’s on-demand service will be offering hundreds of ...

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Ratings Roundup: Western Europe Prime Time

PREMIUM: World Screen’s special projects editor, Jay Stuart, analyzes prime-time ratings for the major broadcasters in France, Germany, Italy and Spain this week. France On Monday, M6 again topped the ratings with the local version of Farmer Wants A Wife (L’amour est dans le pré) with 6.559 million viewers and ...

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Viasat Signs Extended Pacts with Four Content Providers

STOCKHOLM: Modern Times Group has secured new licensing agreements with NBCUniversal International Television Distribution, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Nordisk Film and SF Film for Viasat Broadcasting. Viasat signed two separate deals with NBCU. The first is for the exclusive free-TV rights in Sweden, Norway and Denmark to a range of ...

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Sky Sports Reaches New Rugby Deal

LONDON: Sky Sports has signed a new four-year agreement with the ERC for exclusive coverage of European rugby competitions, starting in fall 2014 and carrying on through the end of the 2017-18 season. The agreement features the Heineken Cup, covering exclusive live matches from each of the first four rounds, ...

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International Sales Up for French TV Programs

BIARRITZ: Last year, the sales of French TV programs around the globe grew 4.8 percent, reaching 110.6 million euros ($142.6 million). The total amount of TV exports, covering both sales and presales, is up 12.9 percent at 153.6 million euros. Presales were up by 40.9 percent with 43 million euros, which is ...

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Director Jane Campion Joins MIPCOM Creative Talks Series

PARIS: Film director Jane Campion (The Piano, The Portrait of a Lady) has signed up to take part in the MIPCOM 2012 Creative Talks series of presentations, where she will be discussing her new TV project, Top of the Lake. Campion will be joined by Gerard Lee, the co-creator and co-writer ...

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Multichannel Broadcasters Increase Spending on U.K. Content

LONDON: Multichannel broadcasters invested £623 million ($995 million) in British content in 2011, which is up 31 percent from the prior year, according to a new report. Compiled by Oliver & Ohlbaum Associates for the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA), the report shows that the multichannel sector is worth £4.2 billion ...

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Sky Taps Cameron-Pace Group for 3D Ryder Cup Coverage

LONDON: Sky is working with the Cameron-Pace Group, set up by James Cameron and Vince Pace, to deliver live coverage in 3D from this year’s Ryder Cup. Starting September 28, Sky 3D will be delivering more than 30 hours of live coverage from the Medinah Country Club in Illinois. The ...

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Weekend Ratings Roundup: Western Europe Prime Time

PREMIUM: World Screen Newsflash recaps the big hits in prime-time on the major free-to-air broadcasters in France, Germany, Italy and Spain this weekend, which included several World Cup qualifiers. FRANCE On Friday, CSI: Miami on TF1 topped the day with 5.596 million viewers and a share of 23.9 percent. M6 ...

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