Frederick Blichert

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Cream names Johnny Kalangis head of digital

The former marblemedia and CBC exec will oversee Cream’s digital efforts with an emphasis on expanding its reach into emerging digital content and distribution spaces.

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Love Nature greenlights America’s Wild Border, sets America’s Wild Seasons launch date

The Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks joint venture will launch the two programs in Canada, the U.S. and 42 international territories.

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NBCUniversal names streamer, unveils launch slate

Peacock is set to launch in the U.S. in April 2020, though NBCUniversal has not yet announced details about its international roll out.

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Apple TV+ sets launch date, price

The service will feature a number of original titles like The Morning Show and B.C.-shot See when it debuts this November.

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Vice Studios, OUTtv in development on Clothes Minded

The half-hour project is a makeover show celebrating transgender and gender non-conforming identities.

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ITV Studios acquires Armoza Formats

The Israeli prodco and distributor has produced more than 100 unscripted formats and leads global sales on the TVA series Dance Revolution.

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Netflix sees dip in U.S. subscribers in Q2, commits to remaining ad-free

Paid memberships declined in the U.S. for the first time in eight years, with the streamer discounting the notion that slow growth could be attributed to a competitive market.

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Crave preps apocalypse docuseries We’re All Gonna Die

The Bell Media-owned streamer also announced that projects including Carmine Street Guitars (pictured) and The Inconvenient Indian will launch on the service after Hot Docs.

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Blue Ant, Zeppelin Films ink distribution deal

Blue Ant International has signed a first-look deal with the U.K. indie production company for all scripted and unscripted programs.

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Barry Avrich to direct Knoedler Gallery art forgery documentary

The Melbar Entertainment-produced doc will explore the famous scandal, which resulted in US$80 million stolen through forgeries between 1994 and 2011.

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Vibika Bianchi sets up in Our House

The veteran TV executive is joining Joe Houlihan and Simon Lloyd’s prodco in an SVP role.

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Kew Media invests in newly formed Scottish prodco

The new prodco, Two Rivers Media, has already landed its first commission with BBC Scotland series Children of the Devolution.