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New CEO at Zodiak USA

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES: Natalka Znak has been elevated to CEO of Zodiak USA, with oversight for the company’s non-scripted production business out of the offices in New York and Los Angeles. Znak will manage a programming slate that includes ABC’s Secret Millionaire and Celebrity Wife Swap and truTV’s Hardcore Pawn ...

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RTVE to Take Iberalia TV Worldwide

MADRID: Radio Televisión Española (RTVE) has signed a deal with CanalesTerra-Media for the international distribution of the Iberalia TV channel, which is dedicated to hunting and fishing. Iberalia TV is the leading hunting and fishing pay-TV channel in Spain, with some 136,000 subscribers. RTVE will first be targeting Europe with the channel. RTVE ...

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Bake with Anna Olson Finds New Broadcasters

TORONTO: The Asian Food Channel in Singapore and The Home Channel in South Africa are among the broadcasters on board for the cooking show Bake with Anna Olson, which is sold by Peace Point Rights. Also scoring the series through a new round of deals is Euforia Lifestyle TV, part ...

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A&E Brings Back Duck Dynasty

NEW YORK: A&E Network has signed on for a second season of Duck Dynasty, which follows a family who operate a thriving duck-call business. The show is one of A&E’s fastest growing series. It wrapped season one with 2.6 million total viewers for its finale, making it cable’s number one original ...

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PBS to Broadcast Broadway or Bust

BOSTON: The three-part Broadway or Bust, set to air on PBS in September, will capture the behind-the-scenes coaching and rehearsals that lead up to the National High School Musical Theater Awards. Producers WGBH Boston and Lance K. Shultz have teamed up with the National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA) ...

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Channel Profile: Eden

PREMIUM: Adrian Wills, the general manager of UKTV’s Eden, talks to TV Real about the channel’s programming, which aims to inspire curiosity and evoke awe about the world around us. TV REAL: How would you define Eden as a channel brand? WILLS: Our brand promise is that it’s TV that ...

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3net, Crackle to Air From the Basement

CULVER CITY: The British music series From the Basement is getting the 3D treatment for a U.S. debut on 3net this July, followed by the 2D premiere on Crackle in August. In the U.K., Sky 3D and Sky Arts HD will air both the 3D and 2D versions of the ...

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Spain & South Africa Go for Irish Lifestyle Content

BARCELONA: Lifestyle content from Irish public broadcaster RTE has been sold into Spain and South Africa in two separate deals secured by ohm:tv. Catherine’s Roman Holiday is headed to Catalan regional pubcaster TV3. The 8×25-minute show watches chef Catherine Fulvio share her appreciation for the food and food ethos of ...

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Destination America Lines Up Three-Part Food Series

SILVER SPRING: Destination America’s new original series United States of Food features chef Todd Fisher exploring three different meaty ingredients: bacon, burgers and steak. The series kicks off on July 8 at 10 p.m. with United States of Bacon. The following weeks feature United States of Burgers, on July 15, ...

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Documentary Channel Slates July Programming Stunt

NASHVILLE: Documentary Channel has lined up a second annual American Road Trip, to run every Sunday in July, featuring docs that explore unique stories from across the U.S. The lineup starts with the U.S. television premiere of Wild Horses & Renegades on July 1. The film features interviews with Willie ...

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