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DRG Adds More 5Production Content to Catalogue

October 13, 2015

LONDON: DRG has picked up a variety of new and original content from 5Production, the production division of U.K. broadcaster Channel 5. The agreement sees DRG distribute the third season of the observational doc Caught on Camera and the historical …

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Back to the Present Doc Licensed in 40-Plus Territories

October 13, 2015

LONDON/PARIS: CAN’T STOP media’s exclusive documentary event special Back to the Present has been licensed in more than 40 territories, including the U.K. and Germany. The documentary pays tribute to the Back to the Future movies and examines the way …

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Discovery Networks International Names VP of Programming & Operations

October 14, 2015

LONDON: Darcy Tomlin, a 15-year Discovery Communications veteran, has been appointed VP of programming and operations for Discovery Networks International. In her new role within Discovery’s international content group, Tomlin will manage the content partnership between Discovery Networks International and …

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Bill Nye & Schwarzenegger Tackle Climate Change in Explorer Special

October 14, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.: National Geographic Channel, Bill Nye and Arnold Schwarzenegger are set to take on climate change in the Explorer: Bill Nye’s Global Meltdown special. Explorer: Bill Nye’s Global Meltdown is slated to premiere on National Geographic Channel on November 1 …

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Raft of Factual Commissions for BBC Channels

October 15, 2015

LONDON: BBC has given the go-ahead to a slew of factual programs across all its channels, ranging from documentaries to natural history, specialist factual and features. For BBC One, commissions include the 2×1-hour Raw production The Doctor Who Gave Up …

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FYI to Debut Tiny House World

October 15, 2015

NEW YORK: The new original 16-episode series Tiny House World has joined the Tiny House franchise and is set to premiere on FYI next month. Each episode of Tiny House World features a prospective homeowner looking to find the ideal …

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Sirens Media Elevates Lucilla D’Agostino

October 16, 2015

NEW YORK: Sirens Media has promoted Lucilla D’Agostino to the role of executive VP of current programming and development. In her new role, D’Agostino will continue to oversee production for all of Sirens' current original programming and will expand her …

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Fitness First Class Heads to Z Living

October 19, 2015

PARIS/LOS ANGELES: The hit lifestyle series Fitness First Class is slated to begin airing on Z Living thanks to an agreement signed with Prime Entertainment Group. Z Living is dedicated to showcasing the best of healthy lifestyle and wellness content …

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Spike’s Ink Master Renewed for Season Eight

October 20, 2015

NEW YORK: Spike in the U.S. has greenlit an eighth season of the tattoo competition series Ink Master, with production set to begin in March. The show completed its sixth run on October 13, with season seven scheduled to debut …