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Amazon expands programming deal with NBC

Amazon has agreed a wider programming deal with NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution, giving it a great range of the studio’s TV drama titles on its Prime streaming service. The new agreement gives Amazon exclusive streaming rights to network series Grimm as well as USA Networks legal drama Suits and spy thriller Covert Affairs. […]

2013 LA Screenings Buyer Profile: Sarah Wright, controller of acquisitions, BSkyB

UK pay TV operator BSky is the largest UK-based buyer of US studio programming and picked up a raft of titles at last year’s LA Screenings for its Sky1 HD, Sky Living HD and Sky Atlantic channels. Sarah Wright is controller of acquisitions and as well as working across the channels is also buying studio […]

Eli Roth preps telenovela spoof

Hollywood horror director Eli Roth has told TBI he plans to make a English-language version of Ataque al Corazon (Attack the Heart), the telenovela project he starred in last year. The online novela was actually a spoof and part of the promotion for Aftershock director Nicolas Lopez’s Chilean movie Que Pena Tu Familia. The schlocky […]

Alphanim rebrands, producing Noddy remake

French toon producer-distributor Alphanim has rebranded and is onboard a new version of Enid Blyton’s Noddy for France Televisions. From today, the company will be known as Gaumont Animation. The move is part of a wider strategic development plan that includes production of original content and classic properties, according to a joint statement from Pierre Belaïsch, […]

Industry groups agree online rights deal with Canal+

Two groups representing French content creation professionals’ intellectual property rights have agreed a deal with Canal+ to allow the latter to exploit their rights for subscription video-on-demand service CanalPlay Infinity. Collective rights management groups SACD and ADAGP have authorised Canal Plus to use works for which they manage the rights after agreeing a remuneration deal. […]

Canal+ inks Gaumont VOD deal

Canal+ has struck a deal with Gaumont to make the latter’s catalogue of films available on its CanalPlay Infinity subscription video-on-demand offering. The deal will add over 60 Gaumont titles including Les Barbouzes, Le Pacha, Clara et les Chics Types, Leon, Nikita and Le Grand Blond Avec Une Chaussure Noire to the CanalPlay Infinity line-up. […]

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