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P7S1 inks Hunger Games TV deal

ProSiebenSat.1 has picked up free-to-air TV rights to a raft of upcoming Lionsgate movies including the third and fourth instalments of The Hunger Games franchise. ProSieben has German and Austrian free TV rights to Lionsgate’s movies in Germany and Austria. It also has second window pay TV and VOD rights. The German broadcast group concluded […]

HBO tipped to make Indian formats after Eros deal

HBO Asia and Indian movie producer and distributor Eros International have joined forces and will launch two channels together in India: HBO Defined and HBO Hits. Analysts said they expect the deal to clear the way for Indian versions of hit HBO shows. Patrick Yau from finance house Peel Hunt noted: “As part of the […]

Turtle Power

Viacom acquired the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from The Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment in late 2009 for US$60 million and the resulting new TV series debuted on September 29 on Nick in the US with a two-episode double-header. When Ciro Nieli found out Nickelodeon had bought the Turtles he knocked on their door with […]

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