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Belgian Palme d'Or winners the Dardenne brothers, German producer Christian Becker and Brit director Hettie Macdonald are among the international talent that will be honored Friday night at German television festival and confab the Cologne Conference. Directors Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne will receive the Cologne Film Prize donated by the city of Cologne and the NRW Film Commission. THR's Elizabeth Guider will present the inaugural Hollywood Reporter Award to Becker. The Cologne Conference runs today through Oct. 13.
'BOYS' ARE BACK AT TBS
TBS has picked up its comedy series "My Boys" for a third season. The network has ordered nine new episodes of "Boys," which returns in the first quarter.
A 'FIRST' FOR foursome
Dixie Carter, John Ratzenberger, Steven Eckholdt and Julie Warner will star in "Our First Christmas," a Hallmark original movie bowing Dec. 20.
'RICHES' OUT OF MONEY
FX has decided not to renew its drama "The Riches," starring Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver, for a third season.
DuBOSE ADDS A TOPPER
Urban unscripted series producer James DuBose is venturing into scripted TV and features, tapping BET's Robyn Lattaker-Johnson as president of his DuBose Entertainment. In its first scripted effort, DuBose has acquired all media rights to the story of the "Black Mafia Family."