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Starz and Time Warner Cable strike carriage agreement
A cable movie channel has struck a carriage agreement with a cable provider including digital and VOD rights. Starz’s and Time Warner Cable’s long term agreement replaces a monthly one. The..
Posted on: May 30th, 2013, 12:16 pm
'Mad Men' star lands guest role on Canadian comedy 'Satisfaction'
Earlier this year, Canadian network CTV placed a 13-episode order for a single-camera comedy entitled Satisfaction. Now shooting in Toronto, the new series has attracted several guest stars including..
Posted on: May 30th, 2013, 11:23 am
Fashion Forward: 15 Stylish TV Characters
Who doesn’t want to emulate the styles of their favorite TV characters? Whether a show is about fashion or not, actors and actresses get to bring their roles to life -not only through words and..
Posted on: May 30th, 2013, 10:36 am
CityNews Channel shut down by Rogers Media
CityNews Channel, a Toronto-based network created in late 2011 to provide 24/6 local television news, is being shut down by Rogers Media. The channel hoped to exploit the City brand and use the..
Posted on: May 30th, 2013, 10:17 am
'Homeland' forerunner sold across Canada, Europe
The original series that is the basis for Homeland is leaving Israel behind for the bright lights of Canada and Europe. Keshet International has sold the series, Prisoners of War, across those two..
Posted on: May 30th, 2013, 10:03 am
'Saturday Night Live' tests out 4K camera equipment
Saturday Night Live is preparing for the possibly inevitable future of UltraHD (4K), which contains four times as much data as today's high definition does. The NBC series has tested 4K cameras in..
Posted on: May 30th, 2013, 9:50 am
Netflix content chief criticizes BBC's five-year waiting period on children's programming
Ted Sarandos, Netflix's chief content officer, has criticized the British Broadcasting Corporation, saying that it does not offer up licenses for its children's programming for streaming services..
Posted on: May 30th, 2013, 9:38 am
Jeff Zucker defends CNN, says it is "held to a higher standard" than competiton
Jeff Zucker is mad as hell and isn't going to take it anymore. Speaking Wednesday, the head of CNN said that CNN focuses on "much more" than competitors Fox News or MSNBC and that it is "held to a..
Posted on: May 30th, 2013, 9:17 am