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UKTV Licenses Miramax Films

LONDON/SANTA MONICA: A number of films from the Miramax portfolio will be made available to UKTV subscribers in the U.K. and Ireland across basic pay and DTT channels.  UKTV operates ten channel brands—Watch, Gold, Dave, Alibi, Yesterday, Blighty, Eden, Home, Really and Good Food—in addition to other services. Miramax films ...

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AXN Sci-Fi Russia On Board for Metal Hurlant Chronicles

MODENA: Panini Media and AXN Sci-Fi Russia have entered a deal for the pay-TV rights for the series Metal Hurlant Chronicles, bringing seasons one and two of the show to Russia, Belarus, Georgia, Latvia and Lithuania, among other territories.  Season will starts this summer, airing on AXN Sci-Fi in Armenia, ...

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Licenses Awarded for Six New French DTT Channels

PARIS: The French audiovisual regulator Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) has selected the six new channels for its DTT platform, including TF1 Group’s HD1. The new channel will be “devoted to creativity and to all forms of French and foreign narrative drama,” according to a statement from TF1. It will ...

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Stars Set to Grace the Palais

PARIS: Among the star talent headed to Cannes are Julian Fellowes, Elle Macpherson and documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock. Jean Reno and René Balcer will be on hand to promote the new series Le Grand, presented by Atlantique Productions in partnership with TF1 and distributor SevenOne International. Geraldine Somerville (Harry Potter, ...

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Endemol Names Dutch Managing Director

LONDON: Laurens Drillich will be the new managing director at the Endemol Netherlands Media Group starting this summer. Drillich is currently the creative director at Endemol, and will take over the new position when Peter Adrichem steps down July 31, 2012. Drillich will oversee all of Endemol Netherlands Media Group’s ...

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New SVP of Acquisitions at Viasat Broadcasting

STOCKHOLM: Viasat Broadcasting has upped Jakob Mejlhede to the role of senior VP of acquisitions and programming, responsible for free- and pay-TV channels across 35 countries. Mejlhede has been with the company for five years and takes on the new post with immediate effect. He is based in London and is ...

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Spanish Content Sells Internationally

MADRID: A number of the companies included under the Audiovisual from Spain banner have already confirmed sales for their properties ahead of the MIPTV market. 7yAcción is teaming up with Endemol to develop Plan B as a stand-alone show for the international market. Edebé officially launched Four and a Half ...

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Paramount Channel to Debut in Spain

MADRID: Viacom International Media Networks is launching the new Paramount Channel on DTT in Spain on March 30, featuring films from the studio’s library.  The first transmission will be The Godfather. The channel will continue to deliver Spanish audiences of all ages movies from the 100-year-old film library of Paramount ...

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