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NASA TV to Broadcast Return of Space Station Crew

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NASA TV to Broadcast Return of Space Station Crew

Three of the crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to depart the orbiting laboratory Sunday, Nov. 9, after almost six months aboard. NASA Television will provide complete coverage. Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), NASA Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman and Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the [...]

Ten Sports and WWE Expand Partnership in India

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Ten Sports and WWE Expand Partnership in India

WWE (NYSE:WWE) and Ten Sports have extended their television distribution agreement for five more years through 2019 while growing their partnership beyond WWE’s weekly flagship programming to include localized content, more languages, and live events. In addition to the continued broadcasts of WWE’s flagship programs Raw, SmackDown, NXT and monthly pay-per-view specials, starting January 1, [...]

Ashok Vidyasagar to Handle Bigg Boss of Endemol India

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Ashok Vidyasagar to Handle Bigg Boss of Endemol India

Leading entertainment content production company Endemol India announced today the appointment of Ashok Vidyasagar as senior VP. Ashok is joining the Endemol India team to lead operations of the entire South India Business including shows like Bigg Boss. He will be responsible for focusing on scripted business opportunities in addition to exploiting the non-scripted catalog [...]

Delta Offers Free Entertainment Options to Customers

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Delta Offers Free Entertainment Options to Customers

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has announced it will begin offering free entertainment options on all of its domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets beginning on Aug. 1. The move is the most far-reaching effort by an airline to provide hit movies, popular television shows, music and video games for free. With the introduction of [...]

NHK WORLD TV Service Launched for United Nations

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NHK WORLD TV Service Launched for United Nations

Japan International Broadcasting, the distribution company of NHK’s international channels, announced a five-year partnership with the United Nations (U.N.) Headquarters in New York City. It brings NHK WORLD TV, the stand-alone, 24-hour, English-language television news and lifestyle network, to the U.N.‘s In-House Network channel. NHK WORLD TV is the first outside news channel broadcasting in [...]

DISH Network Prepares for Summer of Soccer

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DISH Network Prepares for Summer of Soccer

With its DishLATINO brand in the lead, DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), says it is donning cleats and shin guards for its summer of soccer. Starting June 12, DISH customers will have several ways to enjoy watching players and action from endline to endline. “Soccer brings together [...]

PBS KIDS Debuts Web-Original Property: Plum Landing

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PBS KIDS Debuts Web-Original Property: Plum Landing

PBS KIDS has announced the launch of an all-new web-original property, Plum Landing. It is a cross-platform, digital adventure designed to engage 6- to 9-year olds in environmental science by using animated and live-action videos, hands-on activities, web games and an interactive mobile app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: Plum’s Photo Hunt. All of [...]

Comedic Video Released for The Here and Now

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Comedic Video Released for The Here and Now

Ann Brashares appears on the teen scene with her novel — The Here And Now (Delacorte Press / On sale April 8, 2014 / $18.99). In honor of the book’s release on Tuesday, April 8, Brashares and friend Ana Gasteyer, of Saturday Night Live and Suburgatory fame, team up for a comedic video. In The [...]

Amazon Brings Fire TV for Your Living Room

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Amazon Brings Fire TV for Your Living Room

Amazon unveiled Wednesday its newest offering – Fire TV. It is a tiny box that plugs into your HDTV for easy and instant access to Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, Showtime, low-cost video rentals, and more. Fire TV also brings photos, music, and games to the living room. According to the company, Fire [...]

A Gripping Saga of Blood, Money, and Politics: Narcos on Netflix

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A Gripping Saga of Blood, Money, and Politics: Narcos on Netflix

Brazil’s top film star Wagner Moura will bring back to life the charismatic trafficker and politician Pablo Escobar in a Netflix Original Series Narcos from acclaimed director Jose Padilha and Gaumont International Television. An all-new take on the amazing story of the Medellin Cartel, once the world’s most ambitious and violent trafficking organization, Narcos reunites [...]

Nutri Ventures Animated Series for Public Schools

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Nutri Ventures Animated Series for Public Schools

In an agreement between the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and an animated series, the action-packed, adventure-fueled Nutri Ventures: The Quest For The 7 Kingdoms will be made available for free to all U.S. public school systems in a commitment announced Friday. Nearly 60,000 elementary schools nationwide will have free access to 29 episodes [...]

Betsy Gerdeman to Handle PBS Development Services

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Betsy Gerdeman to Handle PBS Development Services

Paula Kerger, president and CEO of PBS, announced Wednesday that Betsy Gerdeman has been appointed PBS senior VP, Development Services. Ms. Gerdeman will report to PBS chief operating officer Michael Jones and serve as a member of PBS’ senior leadership team. She brings to PBS more than 20 years of development and fundraising experience working [...]

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