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Disney & ESPN Media Networks Portfolio Coming to PlayStation Vue

November 5, 2015

BURBANK/SAN MATEO: Disney and ESPN Media Networks has inked a deal with Sony Network Entertainment International to introduce a range of channels, including ABC Family and ESPN, on PlayStation Vue. Among the channels included in the pact are the ABC Owned Stations Group, ABC Family (becoming Freeform in January), Disney …

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Vibrant TV Available on Roku Platform

November 5, 2015

EVANSTON: Vibrant TV has been added to the Roku streaming platform. A live feed of the digital channel will now be available to Roku customers 24/7. Vibrant TV offers a wide array of entertainment from around the world in English, including programming categories such as lifestyle, comedy, action adventure, drama, …

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Four Original Series to Premiere on 1620 Media

November 6, 2015

NORTH HOLLYWOOD: 1620 Media, the digital arm of production company Pilgrim Studios, has added four new original scripted series to its programming roster. Losing It follows a young Angeleno, who, on the brink of 30, is on a mission to lose his virginity, but fails miserably every step of the way. …

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USA Network Goes for First Impressions

November 6, 2015

UNIVERSAL CITY: USA Network has ordered the unscripted comedy series First Impressions, featuring SNL alum Dana Carvey. The half-hour show sees America’s best amateur impressionists go head-to-head in a weekly battle to find out who can do the best celebrity impression. Carvey will mentor the contestants and take part in …

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TBS to Debut First Season of Angie Tribeca at Once

November 6, 2015

ATLANTA: The entire first season of the upcoming Rashida Jones police comedy Angie Tribeca is set to air commercial-free in a 25-hour broadcast marathon on TBS, with the second season debuting shortly after. The scripted series’s international multiplatform launch has been scheduled for January 17, with all ten episodes airing …

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Lifetime Secures TV Film Caught

November 6, 2015

LOS ANGELES: Lifetime in the U.S. has picked up the MarVista Entertainment thriller Caught, set to air tomorrow. The TV movie will air on the network on November 7 at 8 p.m. Produced by Covert Productions, the title follows a high school girl who is kidnapped by the wife of …