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  1. Prof-Media's TV3 deal OK'd

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    LONDON -- The sale of one of Russia's last independently owned network television stations has been formally approved by federal authorities here, six weeks after Prof-Media -- the media arm of Vladimir Potanin's industrial group Interros Group -- agreed to buy Moscow-based TV 3.Read more

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  2. Malta Film Festival set for Sept.

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    ROME -- Malta's ministries of tourism and of culture on Tuesday officially announced the creation of the Malta Film Festival, to be held in September on the small Mediterranean island.Read more

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  3. Brown named Brit Film Commissioner

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    LONDON -- Former Cinesite chairman Colin Brown, left, is the new British Film Commissioner, the U.K. Film Council said Tuesday. Brown replaces Steve Norris, who left the position in November after six years.Read more

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  4. Media warn against revamping EU b'cast rules

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    BRUSSELS -- An alliance of nearly 60 major media companies and associations issued a warning Tuesday that current plans to revamp European Union broadcast rules would allow governments to block broadcasts from other EU countries.Read more

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  5. HIT taps Huab for Asia vp post

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    LONDON -- HIT Entertainment, home of popular animated series "Bob the Builder," on Tuesday said it has appointed Antonio Huab vp Asia, located in the company's Hong Kong outpost.Read more

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  6. Imax, Lark tune up opera-house screen

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    TORONTO -- Giant-screen exhibitor Imax Corp. on Tuesday said it has signed a deal with Asian multiplex operator Lark International Multimedia to turn an opera house attached to a multiplex in Wuhan, China, into a large-format theater.Read more

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  7. CineAsia could move to South China resort

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    BEIJING -- Organizers of CineAsia, the largest film industry convention to focus on the Asia-Pacific market, are in talks to move next year's show from China's capital to a casino resort in South China.Read more

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  8. Critical condition

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    How important are reviews when mounting an Oscar campaign? Absolutely vital, marketers say.Read more

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  9. Second take: Spielberg, TNT do 'Talisman'

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    Following last year's limited series "Into the West," TNT is getting into business with Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Television again, this time to bring the Stephen King-Peter Straub novel "The Talisman" to the small screen.Read more

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  10. Peacock wins demo; CBS still No. 1 overall

    4:00 am 12/6/2006

    Led by "Heroes," "Deal or No Deal" and football, NBC was the demo champ for the week ending Dec. 3, which overlapped the final three nights of the November sweep.Read more

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