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  1. TV Market Turns to Digital, Partnerships and Trial Runs

    12:45 pm PST 02/05/2014
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    Execs at the 2014 NATPE market and conference agree that the launchpad for new shows is evolving: "It’s really just about trying to cut the risk as much as possible.” READ MORE

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  2. NBCUniversal Takes Full Control of Australia's Matchbox Pictures

    4:46 am PST 01/29/2014
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    Chris Oliver Taylor, Penny Chapman and Tony Ayres will continue to run Matchbox, which produces BAFTA-winning “The Slap” and Hulu series “The Straits.” READ MORE

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  3. Fox Takes French Crime Drama 'Braquo' for U.K., Italy

    2:55 am PST 01/29/2014
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    The drama from Canal Plus, which Hulu carries in the U.S., has sold to some 90 territories worldwide. READ MORE

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  4. David Levy Lays Out Turner Goals: Mobile, Sports and Big Changes for TruTV

    4:00 pm PST 01/28/2014
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    The Time Warner unit’s new president also tells the NATPE crowd that he's less inclined to make changes at TNT and TBS: "If it doesn’t work, there’s a lot more risk." READ MORE

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  5. Pitbull Signs Overall Deal With Endemol North America

    9:17 am PST 01/28/2014
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    UPDATED: "We share the same passion and vision to bring our culture and life experiences to the world. … So get ready to buckle up," said Pitbull of the deal, which will allow for content on TV and digital. READ MORE

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  6. Survey: TV Showrunners Lack Resources to Invest in Second Screen Engagement

    10:52 am PST 01/27/2014
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    Interviews with 19 Hollywood EPs, including Vince Gilligan and Damon Lindelof, indicate they see online and mobile companion content as a way to draw viewers to TV shows and make them more loyal. READ MORE

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  7. NATPE Keynote: Twitter Execs Say Platform Will Impact TV Ad Rates at Next Upfronts

    9:48 am PST 01/27/2014
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    The micro-blogging giant's managing director of global brand and agency strategy predicts that growing social media usage will have a direct effect as soon as this spring. READ MORE

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  8. Barry Chamberlain New CBS Studios International President of Sales

    7:57 am PST 01/27/2014
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    Chamberlain played a key role in the successful global roll-out of CBS' "Under The Dome." READ MORE

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  9. NATPE CEO Rod Perth Reveals 7 Things He's Learned on The Job

    6:00 am PST 01/27/2014
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    As he starts his second conference, the industry veteran admits he had no idea running it would be so complex, challenging and competitive, but he says its an exciting time for TV: "We're in the middle of a jungle of changes." READ MORE

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  10. NATPE: Univision Acquires Drama Series About Mexican Drug Lord (Exclusive)

    6:00 pm PST 01/26/2014
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    UPDATED: "The Drug Baron" will start airing later this year on the UniMás channel and is being written by a former member of a drug cartel who has become a best-selling author and screenwriter. READ MORE

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  11. Study to Examine How Second Screens Impact Viewers and Creative Process

    1:52 pm PDT 10/15/2013
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    The results from E-poll Market Research will be presented at CES in Las Vegas and NATPE in Miami Beach, both in January 2014. READ MORE

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  12. NATPE Names Members of New Digital Advisory Board

    10:38 am PST 02/27/2013
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    The “digital brain trust” was announced in January at the NATPE convention, with Guggenheim Digital Media’s Ross Levinsohn as head. READ MORE

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  13. Leeza Gibbons Reveals Why She's Fine With Lower Profile

    6:00 am PST 02/03/2013
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    The "America Now" co-host has a far different portfolio than her "Extra" days, but says the work is far more rewarding. READ MORE

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  14. Whatever Happened To Jason Priestley? Just Ask Him

    11:18 am PST 01/31/2013
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    Once a hot young TV star on "90210," today he is acting, producing, directing and happy that he survived the challenges of being a famous teenager. READ MORE

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  15. NATPE Remains Relevant by Embracing Digital (Analysis)

    8:16 pm PST 01/30/2013
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    What was once an event for domestic TV has evolved to serve syndication, international and digital TV businesses. READ MORE

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  16. Arsenio Hall's Long, Expensive Road Back to Late Night

    5:00 am PST 01/30/2013
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    Nearly two decades after his iconic talk show, the comedian says he's not changing for the times: "I'm not smart enough or talented enough to be overhauled or reinvented." READ MORE

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  17. Steve Levitan Accepts NATPE Award Honoring Brandon Tartikoff

    7:33 pm PST 01/29/2013
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    The "Modern Family" creator thanks the late NBC head for inspiring him to work in TV. Other honorees are John Langley, Debra Lee and Herbert G. Kloiber. READ MORE

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  18. NATPE 2013: Glen Mazzara Reveals Why He Left 'Walking Dead'

    3:45 pm PST 01/29/2013
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    The former showrunner exited the AMC drama after two high-rated seasons. READ MORE

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  19. Conrad Black Targets Hollywood, CIA in New Talk Show Promotional Video

    7:27 am PST 01/29/2013
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    “Hollywood has done as much as anybody to coarsen and diminish America’s prestige in the world," the ex-media baron says while promoting "The Zoomer – Television for Boomers With Zip." READ MORE

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  20. Conrad Black Getting Own TV Talk Show in Canada

    1:11 pm PST 01/28/2013
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    The fallen media baron is to co-host a talker produced by Moses Znaimer's ZoomerMedia and shopped to international buyers at NAPTE Miami. READ MORE

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