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  1. The Gurin Company To Adapt Half-Hour Version of German Show Hit 'Wanna Bet?' for U.S.

    3:36 am 1/13/2014

    The long-running format has been a ratings hit for German public broadcaster ZDF.Read more

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  2. Red Arrow's Jens Richter to Head FremantleMedia International

    9:07 am 12/18/2013

    Richter, who has been key in expanding Red Arrow’s international business, will take over as new CEO of FremantleMedia’s global operations when his current contract expires.Read more

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  3. FremantleMedia Names Ex-Endemol Execs CEOs for Brazil, Spanish-Speaking Americas

    4:13 am 12/11/2013

    Daniela Busoli will head up Fremantle's Brazilian operations, while Adrian Santucho is named the new CEO of FremantleMedia Mexico, U.S. Hispanic and pan-regional productions.Read more

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  4. 'About Schmidt' Producer Michael Besman to Run L.A. Office for Caryn Mandabach Productions

    6:43 am 12/10/2013

    Besman, whose credits also include “As Good as It Gets” and “Seven Years in Tibet,” will develop and produce high-end TV for the group targeting the international marketplace.Read more

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  5. Sweden's SVT Takes Turkish Drama '20 Minutes'

    4:36 am 12/5/2013

    The "24"-style thriller from Turkish producer Ay Yapim is one of the hottest of a new wave of Istanbul-set TV series.Read more

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  6. French Zombie Drama 'The Returned' Invades Asia

    2:59 am 12/5/2013

    Zodiak Rights closes deals in South Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong and Taiwan for Canal Plus' hit show.Read more

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  7. Israeli Singing Format 'Rising Star' Adds Portugal to Global Chorus

    1:43 am 12/5/2013

    After deals with ABC in the U.S. and ITV in the U.K., Keshet International has sold its hot talent show format to Portugese network TVI.Read more

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  8. Irina Ignatiew, Henrik Pabst Named Deputy Managing Directors at Germany's Red Arrow

    1:26 am 12/5/2013

    Ignatiew will manage global sales of scripted content, with Pabst handling factual and format sales for the company, which distributes such shows as "The Taste" and "Lilyhammer."Read more

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  9. Israeli Hit Talent Show 'Rising Star' to Get Spanish Version

    6:14 am 11/29/2013

    Spanish media group Atresmedia has acquired adaptation rights to the singing competition format, which ABC is bringing to the U.S.Read more

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  10. Hungary’s TV2 Joins ‘Rising Star’ Chorus

    3:34 am 11/22/2013

    The Hungarian channel is the latest to pick up the hot Israeli live voting singing format, which has been optioned to ABC in the U.S..Read more

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