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CTV buys ABC version of The Taste

CTV has acquired The Taste, the cooking competition format fronted by Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain. The Canadian free-to-air broadcaster has bought the US version of the format, which is on US network ABC. “The Taste is a great twist on the traditional culinary series.” Said Mike Cosentino, senior VP, programming, CTV Networks, Bell Media. […]

Amazon inks Prime streaming deal with Warner Bros.

Amazon has inked a deal with Warner Bros. for content that it can stream on its Prime Instant Video service. The agreement gives Amazon US streaming rights to two TNT scripted series: Falling Skies and The Closer. The licensing agreement for sci-fi drama Falling Skies and procedural The Closer was inked between Amazon and Turner […]

CNN buys Lance Armstrong exposé

As the scandal surrounding Lance Armstrong’s alleged doping continues to unfold, CNN has bought The World According to Lance, a one-off documentary about the disgraced cyclist. Turner-backed current affairs channel CNN will air the film on its US channel in primetime on Saturday, 27th October. The doc is produced by Australian public broadcast ABC for […]

Prime inks deals for Hollywood shows at MIPCOM

Prime Entertainment Group has concluded a raft of its Hollywood centric programming in the wake of MIPCOM. Sony Asia picked up 52x15mins Hollywood News Feed and Prime said it is in negotiations with Sony for deals for the news series in Germany and Latin America. Turkish pay TV group Digiturk acquired Hollywood on Set, Stars […]