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Watch Scores CW Series Beauty and the Beast

BURBANK/LONDON: CBS Studios International has licensed the new The CW series Beauty and the Beast to UKTV’s Watch entertainment channel. The show, starring Kristin Kreuk as a no-nonsense homicide detective and Jay Ryan as a handsome doctor who has gone into hiding, is slated to premiere in the U.K. in early 2013. ...

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ORF-Enterprise Scores Several Deals at MIPCOM

VIENNA: Last week in Cannes ORF-Enterprise signed a number of agreements involving titles such as Four Women and a Funeral, Fast Forward and Tatort, to name a few. Four Women and a Funeral, a 36-episode crime series, was picked up by Fox Bulgaria. Six episodes from the show’s fourth season ...

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MTG Bolsters Senior Management Team

STOCKHOLM: Modern Times Group (MTG) has named Anna Settman to the role of executive VP of its Nordic pay-TV broadcasting operations, along with elevating Joseph Hundah to the post of executive VP for the African business and Bartek Gudowski to chief technology officer for Viasat Broadcasting. Settman joins the company after having ...

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Endemol Teams with Dainty Group for Rolling Stones Tour

LONDON/AMSTERDAM: Endemol UK and Endemol Netherlands have partnered with Dainty Group to co-manage the international digital rights to The Rolling Stones’ "50 and Counting" tour. This tour will be the first time the band has performed together in a half decade. The final gig is scheduled to take place at the ...

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Raft of Sales Secured by ZDFE

CANNES: A number of deals were already secured by ZDF Enterprises before MIPCOM and the company has wrapped a further set of sales in Cannes.  Before the market even started, ZDFE had inked agreements with such broadcasters as the BBC, RAI Italy, TVE in Spain, FTV Prima in the Czech ...

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Reed MIDEM Reports 12,900 Delegates

CANNES: MIPCOM officially wraps today in Cannes, with Reed MIDEM reporting 12,900 delegates hailing from 104 countries, of which 4,400 were buyers.  Of the buyers in attendance, more than 500 were from the VOD market. There was a spike in the number of companies from Latin America, up 36 percent; ...

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Nymphs Franchise Gets Extended

STOCKHOLM: While the fantasy series Nymphs is making its official debut at MIPTV 2013, NonStop Sales has already inked agreements for a feature film and line of books to extend the franchise. Presales for the 12×44-minute series are currently being discussed at MIPCOM. Russian distributor Volga Film, Finnish TV3 and Baltic Showtime ...

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FOX Expands European Reach

CANNES: Fox International Channels is rolling out its flagship FOX channel in a host of southeastern European markets next week, including Albania, Serbia and Slovenia. On October 15, FOX will be available in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. The area already has FOX Life, ...

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Global Screen Reports Brisk Business at MIPCOM

MUNICH/CANNES: After its few first days in Cannes, Global Screen has done a number of different deals, including for long-running German series such as Alarm for Cobra 11. “A large number of sales have already been completed,” said Marlene Fritz, the head of TV sales at Global Screen. “We are ...

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Banijay Group Acquires France’s H20 Productions

CANNES: On the back of its acquisition of Screentime, which expands its footprint into Australia, New Zealand and Ireland, the Banijay Group has purchased a new company, François de Brugada, the company’s executive VP, tells World Screen Newsflash. Banijay Group’s acquisition of H20 Productions brings its number of French member ...

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