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Military Channel Adds Warfare Series to Lineup

SILVER SPRING: Ultimate Warfare, a new original documentary series, is scheduled to debut on Military Channel next week. Using a combination of real footage, stylized recreations and CGI graphics, Ultimate Warfare depicts combat from a soldier’s point-of-view. Featured battles will be from wars of the past and present. The 10-part series ...

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Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan Heads to Discovery in Europe

LONDON: Discovery Networks Europe has picked up the rights to Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, a travel-adventure series, from ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE). Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, led by the actor known for his role on Lost, follows Monaghan as he looks at dangerous creatures from around ...

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Former Nat Geo Exec Named MD at PSG Films

WASHINGTON, D.C./SAN FRANCISCO: Bridget Hunnicutt, the former senior VP of global development and production for National Geographic Channels, is joining PSG Films as managing director. Hunnicutt will be responsible for leading PSG’s growth in the nonfiction TV arena. She will oversee content development and production of new genres in the U.S. ...

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What’s New for NATPE in Factual Programming

NEW YORK: TV Real spoke with a range of distributors to find out what are some of the newest factual titles that will be on offer in Miami. From documentaries on current events and places of interest to reality shows to lifestyle series, there is a wealth of new factual ...

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Talk Show Legend Larry King Coming to NATPE

LONDON: Content Television is bringing the new talk show Larry King Now to NATPE, where the legendary broadcaster will be on hand to launch the half-hour series for the international market. Larry King Now is produced by Ora TV, the digital on-demand network co-founded by Carlos Slim. The series recently ...

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Argonon Forms New Production Outfit with Former Cineflix Exec

LONDON: Argonon is working with Nick Godwin, the former head of documentaries at Cineflix, on the joint venture factual production company BriteSpark Films. The company will operate from Argonon’s London offices, complementing the company’s existing factual and factual-entertainment offering. BriteSpark will be working closely with TCB Rights, a company established ...

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Travel Channel Makes Slew of Renewals

CHEVY CHASE: Travel Channel has reordered eight original travel entertainment series, all of which are scheduled to return to the network later this year. Renewals include a second season of 2C Media’s Airport 24/7: Miami, season three of MY Tupelo Entertainment’s Baggage Battles, Tremendous! Entertainment’s Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern and season ...

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Cineflix Rights Scores Deals in Latin America

LONDON: Leading up to this year’s NATPE, Cineflix Rights has sold a number of crime and lifestyle series to broadcasters in the Latin American region. Discovery ID Latin America picked up the rights to several crime titles, including Cineflix Productions’ Karma’s a B*tch, the fourth and fifth seasons of Cineflix ...

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Foxtel Series to Be Led by Chef Matt Moran

SYDNEY: Chef and restaurateur Matt Moran has signed up to host a new show on Foxtel’s The LifeStyle Channel, From Paddock to Plate. The series will see Moran back in Australia. He will explore the diverse regions of the country in search of their finest produce and the people who ...

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Motorcycle Show Heads Back to Discovery

NEW YORK: The second season of The Devils Ride, which focuses on motorcycle clubs, is slated to premiere on Discovery Channel next month. The new season will revolve around the war between biker clubs The Laffing Devils and Sinister Mob (Sin Mob) in San Diego. Characters leading the series include, ...

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