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  1. AFM: Exclusive Media Brings Lawrence Bender, Sam Raimi Productions to Buyers

    6:00 pm 11/5/2013

    Exclusive adds Bender-produced supernatural thriller “Shomer,” Raimi-produced comedy mystery “Murder of a Cat” and Julia Stiles-starrer “Out of the Dark” to its AFM slate.Read more

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  2. Tricon Takes International Distribution Rights to Pivot Series Slate

    7:49 am 9/19/2013

    Participant Media bypassed Cineflix Rights, a division of Montreal-based indie producer Cineflix Media, in which the U.S. media group has a minority stake. Read more

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  3. Jennifer Garnick to Head Public Relations for Pivot Cable Network

    2:48 pm 5/30/2013

    She’ll oversee program publicity and more for the new general entertainment cable network being launched by Participant Media on Aug. 1 in 40 million TV homes.Read more

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  4. Meghan McCain Spills on Her New Talk Show

    5:00 am 5/16/2013

    The host of upstart network Pivot's "Raising McCain" on shunning political labels and dealing with sexy text messages.Read more

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  5. How Participant's New Network, Pivot, Aims to Avoid Current TV's Fate

    5:00 am 5/16/2013

    Jeff Skoll is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to ensure his socially conscious Pivot doesn't become "broccoli with bran muffins," president Evan Shapiro says.Read more

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  6. Participant Introduces 'Pivot' TV Cable Network, First Programming Slate

    10:09 am 3/27/2013

    The channel will start out with a reach of 40 million subscribers and also aim towards aggressive digital distribution of shows featuring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Meghan McCain and William Shakespeare.Read more

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  7. Berlin 2013: Participant Launches Spanish-Language Production, Co-Financing Venture

    2:49 am 2/7/2013

    The company is teaming with a trio of prominent Latin America production firms - Canana, Fabula and Dynamo - to form Participant PanAmerica.Read more

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  8. Sundance 2013: Participant Picks Up Doc '99% -- The Occupy Wall St. Collaborative Film'

    10:10 am 1/28/2013

    Following a theatrical run, the film will have its television premiere on Participant’s new TV network, launching in August.Read more

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  9. Participant Joins DreamWorks for WikiLeaks Movie 'The Fifth Estate'

    10:42 am 1/22/2013

    The move comes on the heels of the two companies' collaboration on Steven Spielberg’s "Lincoln," which is nominated for 12 Academy Awards; "Fifth Estate" will hit theaters on Nov. 15, in the heart of next award season.Read more

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  10. Jon Voight in Negotiations to Play KGB Agent in Ronald Reagan Biopic (Exclusive)

    11:00 pm 12/18/2012

    The indie, "Reagan," is one of at least three upcoming films about the 40th U.S. president.Read more

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