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Zodiak Rights to Offer Doc on Norway Massacre

LONDON: Zodiak Rights has added to its documentary catalogue Norway Massacre: The Survivors, which Channel 5 will debut in the U.K. ahead of the first anniversary of the tragic events. Produced by firstlooktv, the documentary features exclusive and first-person testimony from the survivors of the massacre that happened in Norway ...

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UKTV Takes 350-Plus Hours from Channel 4

LONDON: UKTV has signed a deal with Channel 4 for more than 350 hours of factual and lifestyle programming, including shows such as Embarrassing Bodies and 4 in a Bed. For UKTV’s Really, the series One Born Every Minute and Embarrassing Bodies were included in the pact. For Home comes ...

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CABLEready Secures Distribution for MTV2 Drag Race Show

NORWALK: CABLEready has acquired the exclusive global TV distribution rights, outside of the U.S., for the series Burnout: The Ultimate Drag Race Challenge, a show from High Five Entertainment for MTV2. The 9×30-minute series is hosted by motocross superstar Carey Hart and world champion drag racer Clay Bilican. The show ...

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HISTORY HD Heads to Turkey

NEW YORK/LONDON: A+E Networks continues to grow the reach of the HISTORY HD channel, which has now been added to the Digiturk platform in Turkey. The fully localized channel will broadcast 100 percent in high definition, offering the same schedule as the SD service, which came to the Digiturk platform in ...

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A+E Networks Focuses on Factual for L.A. Screenings

NEW YORK: For the L.A. Screenings, A+E Networks is bringing out series such as 7 Days of Sex, Monster In-Laws, Pawn Stars and Dance Moms. 7 Days of Sex, an eight-hour series, follows couples who are at a cross-roads and challenges them to have sex for seven days before giving up on ...

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Video Interview: Chef Chuck Hughes

NEW YORK: Celebrity chef and restaurateur Chuck Hughes has taken his talents from the kitchen to the television in three award-winning seasons of Chuck’s Day Off, distributed by Beyond Distribution.   The Canada native branches out even further in his new 8×30-minute series with Beyond, Chuck’s Week Off: Mexico, as ...

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TNT Adds Two New Unscripted Shows

ATLANTA: Expanding its slate of unscripted series, TNT has lined up the police procedural docu-drama Boston Blue (working title) and the competition series 72 Hours (working title). Boston Blue, from executive producer Donnie Wahlberg (Blue Bloods, Boomtown), follows the men and women of the Boston Police Department. If centers on ...

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