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Sling TV Live OTT Service Launches, AMC Networks Lineup Included

ENGLEWOOD: The live, over-the-top television service Sling TV is now available for customers across the U.S., featuring, among other offerings, the AMC Networks portfolio. Sling TV is being offered with a seven-day free trial, priced thereafter at $20 per month. The service requires no long-term commitment, annual contract or hardware ...

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AMC Networks Fills New Role of Vice Chairman

NEW YORK: AMC Networks has named Gregg Seibert to the newly created post of vice chairman, a role that sees him working with the senior management team to provide strategic and financial advice on corporate strategy and business initiatives. The Madison Square Garden Company has also made Seibert vice chairman. ...

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Bravo Renews Girlfriends’ Guide Scripted Series

NEW YORK: Bravo Media has greenlit a second season of Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, the network's first original scripted series. From Universal Cable Productions, the series is getting 13 new episodes. Production will begin this summer. The show comes from creator and executive producer Marti Noxon. The story follows Abby ...

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Shout! Factory Digital Streaming Service Now Available

LOS ANGELES: Shout! Factory has launched a new branded digital entertainment streaming service called Shout! Factory TV, delivering classic TV series, cult films and more. The development of Shout! Factory TV was meant to help expand the company's reach beyond traditional distribution platforms. The free service will offer a variety ...

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Zodiak Americas CEO Resigns

LOS ANGELES: Jonny Slow is exiting the role of CEO of Zodiak Americas, with Marc-Antoine d’Halluin, the CEO of Zodiak Media, taking over on an interim basis. Slow, who previously served as chief operating officer of Zodiak Media, oversaw the creation of the Americas business in 2012. He will continue ...

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ITV Studios America Fills Scripted TV Role

SHERMAN OAKS: Lucienne Papon has come on board the ITV Studios America team in the role of senior VP of scripted television. Papon will be looking after the continued growth of the company's scripted slate and the execution of its programs. She will be based out of L.A. and report ...

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Super Bowl XLIX Breaks U.S. Broadcast Records

NEW YORK: Super Bowl XLIX on NBC Sunday brought in 114.4 million viewers to become the most-watched telecast in U.S. history. Sunday night's broadcast ranks as the most-watched television program in U.S. history and the highest-rated Super Bowl in 30 seasons, according to fast national data released by The Nielsen ...

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