Disney Acquires Iconic Japanese Cartoon Series Doraemon

Walt Disney is to begin broadcasting Japanese cartoon "Doraemon," the first time in the iconic series' history that it will play in English in the U.S. Some 26 English-dubbed episodes will play... |
Discovery, Liberty Global Acquire All3Media in $930M Deal

Discovery and Liberty Global have established a joint venture to acquire unscripted TV production group All3Media in a deal valued at $930 million. Deal calls for All3Media to remain an
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Breakthrough Entertainment Acquires Joker Films

Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment has acquired sales, packaging, and production company Joker Films. Joker's lineup of family films, thrillers, comedies Joker's lineup of family films... |
Maker Studios Creates Their Own Video Platform

Disney is in the process of acquiring Maker Studios, a deal that could be valued around $1 billion. Now, Maker is announcing exclusive content from Disney brands and from partnerships with other... |
Lionsgate Sets Power Rangers Movie as Franchise Starter

Lionsgate and Saban Brands are partnering to develop and produce a live-action movie based on Saban's Power Rangers property as the first film in a franchise. The movie deal was announced by Haim... |
Lionsgate, Nordisk Re-Up Output Deal

Lionsgate has entered a new and expanded multi-year output deal with longstanding partner Nordisk Film in Scandinavia. The agreement covers NordiskFilmupcoming Lionsgate and Summit titles including... |
Corbis Launches Brand-Placement Bazaar with Netflix, Sony, Discovery and Others

Corbis Entertainment, the entertainment rights-licensing company owned by Bill Gates, has opened the doors on an online marketplace that at launch offers up to 600 brand-placement opportunities for... |
Bell Media to Launch Three New TSN Channels for Fall

TSN isn't giving up its title as "Canada's Sports Leader" without a fight. Stewart Johnston, president, TSN
The Bell Media-owned sports network, which turns 30 this year, suffered a body blow... |
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