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Peace Point Unveils Highlights for MIPCOM

TORONTO: Peace Point Rights is slated to present five new series and a new feature at this year’s MIPCOM, in addition to returning shows. One of the new titles is Keasha’s Perfect Dress, about a bridal consultant who has become the owner of an exclusive bridal boutique. A reality show, The ...

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GRB Highlights Slate for MIPCOM

SHERMAN OAKS: A half dozen brand-new television programs, in addition to a catalogue of award-winning programs, make up the slate that GRB Entertainment has lined up for next month’s MIPCOM. The company will be presenting the first season of Dick Clark Productions’ Bloopers, featuring humorous moments caught on film. Produced ...

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Rive Gauche Scores Rights to Crime Series

LOS ANGELES: Homicide Hunter, an unscripted true crime series, has been acquired by Rive Gauche Television for its catalogue. Homicide Hunter focuses on Lieutenant Joe Kendra, a Colorado Springs detective whose work has contributed to the solving of 387 murders. In addition to Kendra’s first person narrative, each episode will ...

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BSkyB & Parthenon Unveil Sky Vision

LONDON: The new distribution company formed by BSkyB and Parthenon Media Group is being launched under the name Sky Vision, with an initial slate that includes Kingdom of Plants and Galapagos, both presented by David Attenborough. Sky Vision, created from BSkyB’s acquisition of Parthenon Media group, will be launching new ...

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Mance Media & Microtainment Sign Distribution Deal

HOLLYWOOD: Mance Media has agreed to become the worldwide distributor of two non-scripted series for Microtainment Plus Productions. The titles involved in the agreement are Zoo Diaries, a 74×30-minute factual program about the protection and breeding of endangered species in North American zoos, and Urban Angels, a 13×30-minute series that ...

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Veria to Present Season Two of Wellness Series at MIPCOM

NEW YORK: The second season of Veria Living Worldwide’s Yogi Cameron: A Model Guru is set to launch next month at MIPCOM. The 26×1-hour program revolves around former supermodel Yogi Cameron, who now works as a spiritual healer using yoga and Ayurveda, an ancient medicine and healing treatment system. Yogi Cameron: ...

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Passion to Highlight Food & Property Series at MIPCOM

LONDON: Passion Distribution, in partnership with Scripps Networks International, is set to showcase more than 100 hours of food, home and property programming at this year’s MIPCOM. The company will be offering up new food content such as the first two seasons of Brunch @ Bobby’s, led by celebrity chef ...

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Zodiak Rights Picks Up New Doc

LONDON: Zodiak Rights has acquired Aung San Suu Kyi: The Choice, a documentary directed by Angus Macqueen. The one-hour film details the life of Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma’s opposition movement for democracy, who spent more than a decade under house arrest. It was produced by Ronachan Films & Finestripe ...

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Rive Gauche Makes Deals in Asia & Pac-Rim

LOS ANGELES: Rive Gauche Television has sold several unscripted series to broadcasters in Asia and the Pacific Rim. My Crazy Obsession and the third and fourth seasons of My Strange Addiction were picked up by Australia’s Nine. Also in Australia, Stupid Suspects and Operation Repo 5 went to Seven; Sins and ...

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