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New Programming VP for Investigation Discovery & American Heroes Channel

SILVER SPRING: Sara Burns, the program director for Investigation Discovery, has been upped to VP of programming for that network and American Heroes Channel. In her new role, effective immediately, Burns will be responsible for optimizing the networks’ program schedules while collaborating across multiple departments, especially with the development teams, ...

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Cennarium Unveils Plans for MIPCOM

SANTA MONICA: Next week in Cannes, Cennarium, the world's first global performing arts streaming platform, will be introduced to the international market. The digital start-up will launch its new on-demand platform and present to international broadcasters its exclusive performing arts content, which includes a variety of plays, operettas, dance performances ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Starz Worldwide Distribution

CANNES: There’s a new half-hour comedy in the Starz Worldwide Distribution catalogue this MIPCOM, Survivor’s Remorse, plus several new TV movies. The series is executive produced by basketball star LeBron James, among others. It follows a young athlete who is suddenly thrust into the limelight after signing a multimillion-dollar contract. ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: American Cinema International

CANNES: In the TV movie Love Finds You in Charm, one of several titles that American Cinema International (ACI) will be discussing with buyers at MIPCOM, an Amish girl must decide whether to stay in the community she was raised in or leave it all behind to explore the wide ...

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Q&A with CBS Corporation’s Leslie Moonves

NEW YORK: Leslie Moonves, the president and CEO of CBS Corporation, tells World Screen that he has always been focused on one goal—making shows people want to watch—and that seemingly simple objective continues to pay off. WS: CBS is doing well financially. Are you looking to make any acquisitions in ...

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Cake Boss Star Buddy Valastro Launches Production Venture

NEW YORK: Buddy Valastro, the star of the hit series Cake Boss, has launched Cakehouse Media, partnering with fellow producer Art Edwards for the venture. Cakehouse Media will be dedicated to lifestyle programming, aiming to create high-quality original content for broadcast, cable and digital platforms in the U.S. and across ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Artist View Entertainment

CANNES: The movie Nowhere Safe, which is being offered to buyers by Artist View Entertainment, deals with the issue of cyberbullying and the damage it can do in today’s society. Artist View’s A Dark Reflection is based on true events. It follows the story of a female reporter who uncovers ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: IM Global Television

CANNES: IM Global Television, led by former Syfy exec Mark Stern, is coming to MIPCOM with a broad range of feature films. Earlier this year, the independent feature-film financing, production and sales company IM Global made a move into the business of TV production and distribution. In doing so, it ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: dick clark productions International

CANNES: One of the world’s largest producers and proprietors of televised live events, dick clark productions now has an international distribution division and will be taking a stand at MIPCOM for the first time. “We look forward to concluding transactions for our fourth-quarter U.S. network events, new shows like the ...

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