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Duck Dynasty producer launches YouTube prodco

Former Duck Dynasty co-executive producer Hank Stepleton is partnering with the co-founders of multichannel network Machinima to create a digital production and marketing studio. Stepleton, his younger brother Luke Stepleton and Angelo Pullen have hooked up with YouTube personalities Adam Montoya (aka SeaNanners) and Tom Cassell heSyndicateProject (TheSyndicateProjec) to create 3BlackDot. The company was “created […]

A&E European launch confirmed with Canal+ deal

A+E Networks has joined forces with Canal+ and will launch local A&E and Crime & Investigation channels in France. Canal+’s factual channel Planete has traditionally been a big buyer of A+E Networks content but this is the first time Canal+ and A+E have joined forces to launch channels. Planete+ A&E and Planete+ CI have launched […]

A+E inks CEE deals ahead of NATPE

A+E has concluded a raft of programming deals with broadcasters in Central and Eastern Europe ahead of the NATPE programming market next week. Czech pubcaster CT has bought factual shows including Universe, Weapons of War and Tales of the Gun. Regional factual channel Spektrum has acquired a package that includes 10 Things You Don’t Know […]