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Keshet Canada winds down as focus switches

Keshet International’s joint venture Keshet Canada has effectively wound down after the agreement with industry veteran Mark Rubenstein (pictured) expired, TBI has learned. A Keshet spokesperson said it no longer has any projects in development with Rubenstein, and that their agreement had ended, meaning the JV has for all intents and purposes stopped operating. However, […]

Asian nets buy US Rising Star

Two Asian channels and a Chinese VOD platform have acquired ABC’s US version of Israeli singing format Rising Star. MediaCorp in Singapore has acquired the show for its broadcaster Channel 5, while Bangkok Entertainment Company has picked it up and will air it on one of its Thai DTT channels. Chinese on-demand Sohu Video platform, […]

Dick Clark VP takes on Keshet JV role

Dick Clark Productions’ VP, programming and development, Assaf Blecher, is to oversee the US producer’s joint venture with Israel’s Keshet International. Blecher’s new role will see him manage programming and development at Keshet DCP, which DCP parent DC Media and Keshet launched last year to create unscripted programming for the US and international markets. Blecher […]

US deal for Rising Star

ABC has ordered a ten-episode US version of Rising Star, the next-generation singing format distributed by Keshet International. The US broadcast network ordered the format from Keshet DCP, marking the first deal for the recently created joint venture between Israel’s Keshet and Dick Clark’s US prodco. Rising Star will bow next summer on ABC and […]

Keshet, Dick Clark form unscripted venture

Israel’s Keshet International and Dick Clark Productions have hooked up to create an unscripted production venture for English and Spanish-speaking US markets. Keshet, the global arm of Keshet Media Group, and DC Media, the parent company of DCP, have come together to create Keshet DCP. The venture will be “dedicated to developing, financing and delivering […]