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  1. Don Francisco Shares the 'Sabado Gigante' TV Recipe

    8:37 am PST 01/26/2011
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    The combo of variety, music, skits and scantily clad starlets, has been number one on Univision for years. READ MORE

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  2. Regis Philbin: I Spent 18 Months Playing Pac-Man Before ABC Hired Me

    6:08 pm PST 01/25/2011
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    The "Live With Regis and Kelly" co-host was honored Tuesday with NATPE's Brandon Tartikoff Award, named after the late NBC exec who fired him 30 years ago. READ MORE

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  3. Gloria Allred Lands Her Own Courtroom Show

    5:36 pm PST 01/25/2011
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    Fall's "We the People" will feature the famed attorney in the judge's chair. READ MORE

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  4. How Univision Chief Expects New Census Data to Boost Its Advertising Revenue

    4:32 pm PST 01/25/2011
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    Joe Uva tells THR that with the U.S. Hispanic population expected to surpass 50 million, more companies will begin marketing on Spanish-language media. READ MORE

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  5. BBC Looks to Enhance Programming via the Web

    2:23 pm PST 01/25/2011
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    The broadcaster's former head of digital, Simon Nelson, says focus is on ambitious web projects centered around popular programs, such as the recent "Dr. Who" game that attracted 2 million downloads. READ MORE

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  6. CABLEready Picks up Scripted Shows at NATPE

    9:39 am PST 01/25/2011
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    Indie distributor of mostly nonfiction fare is for the first time in its two-decade history repping scripted shows. READ MORE

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  7. BBC Worldwide Announces Pact With Mexican broadcaster TV Aztec

    9:06 am PST 01/25/2011
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    The pact features titles from the natural history and science genres, including "Walking With Dinosaurs." READ MORE

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  8. Father Alberto Cutie to Host Daily TV Talk Show About Life Issues

    8:42 am PST 01/25/2011
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    "It'll be everything from sex to salvation," Father Alberto told The Hollywood Reporter Tuesday in Miami during the NATPE TV trade show. READ MORE

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  9. Netflix Vows to Be 'Aggressive Bidder' for Warner Content Against HBO

    8:15 am PST 01/25/2011
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    Ted Sarandos brushes aside Jeff Bewkes' famous comment comparing Netflix to the Albanian army. READ MORE

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  10. SPE Networks Latin America Takes Multi-Platform Content From Fireworks Int'l

    5:43 am PST 01/25/2011
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    The three-year deal comprises pay TV and VOD rights for Internet and mobile for new non-fiction titles. READ MORE

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  11. Anderson Cooper Shows His Oprah-Side on New Talk Show

    9:01 pm PST 01/24/2011
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    CNN host heads to NAPTE to promote "Anderson" while British star of "The Jeremy Kyle Show" says his formula for success depends on "saying it like it is." READ MORE

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  12. Distributors at NATPE Eying Firstrun Fare to Combat Declining Off-Net Sitcoms

    3:17 pm PST 01/24/2011
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    The drying up of off-net sitcoms in 2013 and the exit of Oprah Winfrey and Regis Philbin have syndication stations concerned about what's next. READ MORE

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  13. 'Skins' Exec: 'I Have No Idea Why Advertisers Are Pulling Out'

    2:09 pm PST 01/24/2011
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    "The show in our view explores real world issues in a frank, responsible and legal way," says All3Media’s Steve Morrison. READ MORE

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  14. Debmar Mercury to Distribute 'America Now'

    10:18 am PST 01/24/2011
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    NAPTE deal sees Debmar Mercury distribute daily strip from Raycom Media and ITV Studios America. READ MORE

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  15. Shine International, Japanese Conglom Yoshimoto Kogyo Ink Format Deal

    6:16 am PST 01/24/2011
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    Reveille and Yoshimoto will develop, produce and distribute unscripted content for the international market. READ MORE

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  16. How Oprah Winfrey's Daytime Departure Will Affect NATPE

    1:47 pm PST 01/23/2011
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    The talk show queen's exit from the syndication arena this year could bring renewed energy to the annual TV convention, which kicks off Monday in its new Miami home. READ MORE

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  17. Lionsgate to Unveil Original Reality Fare to Foreign Buyers at NATPE

    9:38 am PST 01/21/2011
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    "Nail Files," "Girls Gone Wild: The Search for the Hottest Girl in America" among mini-major's sales slate. READ MORE

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  18. Hollywood's Major TV Suppliers to Converge on DISCOP Africa

    7:39 am PST 01/20/2011
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    The 5th edition of DISCOP Africa sales bazaar takes place in Accra, Ghana Feb. 9-11. READ MORE

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  19. 'America's Most Wanted' Pitching Foreign Format Sales at NATPE

    6:20 am PST 01/20/2011
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    Fox Look will be showcasing the format rights to the longest running show in the history of the Fox network to buyers at the 3-day sales bazaar. READ MORE

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  20. 'Excused' Clears Syndication in More Than 50% of Country

    3:10 pm PST 01/19/2011
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    Dating show is hosted by "Last Comic Standing" winner Iliza Shlesinger. READ MORE

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  21. ITV Studios Global Entertainment Inks Deals with Latin American Broadcasters

    8:08 am PST 01/19/2011
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    The licensing contracts are for some 170 hours of multi-genre programs. READ MORE

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