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The global trends shaping the TV industry today, brought to you by the MIP Markets team (MIPTV, MIPCOM, MIP Digital Fronts, MIPDoc, MIPFormats & MIPJunior)
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Is ‘House of Cards’ a success? Social TV has the answer - Lost Remote

Is ‘House of Cards’ a success? Social TV has the answer - Lost Remote | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Is ‘House of Cards’ a success? Social TV has the answer
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Google launches YouTube TV channel with UK's Freesat

Google launches YouTube TV channel with UK's Freesat | TV Trends | Scoop.it

Google is partnering with the U.K. satellite-TV box Freesat to offer an HTML5 YouTube channel. Freesat, which is backed by the BBC and ITV, is a set-top satellite TV box that offers 180 channels and doesn’t require a monthly subscription.

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George Lucas Files for Permission to Sell $2 Billion in Disney Shares

George Lucas Files for Permission to Sell $2 Billion in Disney Shares | TV Trends | Scoop.it
George Lucas might not intend on keeping all of his huge chunk of Disney stock very long, judging from a regulatory filing signaling his right to sell more than 37 million shares -- amounting to all the stock he received when he sold Lucasfilm to...
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U.K. Judge Denies Hollywood's Demand for Money From File-Sharing Site's Operators

U.K. Judge Denies Hollywood's Demand for Money From File-Sharing Site's Operators | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Hollywood studios were handed a courtroom loss Tuesday when the U.K. High Court denied an attempt to recover money derived from copyright infringement from the operators of Newzbin2.
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Liberty launches bid for Virgin Media

Liberty launches bid for Virgin Media | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Liberty Global is in talks with UK cableco Virgin Media about a possible takeover, the latter has confirmed.
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Time Warner Cable's Earnings: Pay-TV Trends And Broadband Growth In Focus - Forbes

Time Warner Cable's Earnings: Pay-TV Trends And Broadband Growth In Focus - Forbes | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Time Warner Cable has grown its profits despite a dismal performance in its pay-TV business. Nevertheless, sooner or later, it will need to stem its pay-TV subscriber losses.
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Finance experts launch EIS for TV drama funding

Finance experts launch EIS for TV drama funding | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Two drama financing experts have created Far Moor, a TV financier and executive producer that plans to launch a £5m Enterprise Investment Scheme in April to fund production.
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Down hill, up Dale: how Yorkshire’s film and TV industry are bouncing back

Down hill, up Dale: how Yorkshire’s film and TV industry are bouncing back | TV Trends | Scoop.it
The global success of productions such as The Red Riding Trilogy, The Damned United and This Is England helped earn Yorkshire the nickname Celluloid Dale.
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TV and newspapers report decline in ad revenues during Olympics

TV and newspapers report decline in ad revenues during Olympics | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Television advertising spend fell by £200m during the summer period, but outdoor ads were boosted by 25%. By Mark Sweney
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Amazon’s LoveFilm inks NBCUniversal deal for US TV shows, including The Office and 30 Rock

Amazon’s LoveFilm inks NBCUniversal deal for US TV shows, including The Office and 30 Rock | TV Trends | Scoop.it
LoveFilm, has announced a partnership with NBCUniversal International TV Distribution in a new deal that will see on-demand access given to a slew of American television series, including ...
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Universal Pictures and HBO Extend Film Output Deal

Universal Pictures and HBO Extend Film Output Deal | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Universal Pictures has renewed its domestic output deal with HBO, which will keep the studio's movies - as well as those from Focus Features - coming to the premium cable service for several more years.
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BBC drama 'can boost UK's international impact'

BBC drama 'can boost UK's international impact' | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Drama chief says new DG believes series such as The White Queen and Wolf Hall can enhance country's cultural standing. By John Plunkett
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Twitter confirms it has bought Bluefin Labs to develop its TV analytics and advertising business

Twitter confirms it has bought Bluefin Labs to develop its TV analytics and advertising business | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Twitter has confirmed that it has bought social TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs -- a deal that was first reported yesterday -- in order to further explore broadcast and TV advertising ...
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Sony Quarterly Operating Earnings Improve Amid Strong Showing at Film Unit

Sony Quarterly Operating Earnings Improve Amid Strong Showing at Film Unit | TV Trends | Scoop.it
TOKYO – Sony Corp. returned to the black in its fiscal third quarter on an operating basis.
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Netflix's House of Cards invites TV viewers to binge – but are we ready?

Netflix's House of Cards invites TV viewers to binge – but are we ready? | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Mark Lawson: Two decades after the original aired, TV is finally delivering on the promise to let you watch shows on your own time
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VEVO and Disney partner to produce co-branded “family-friendly music experiences”

VEVO and Disney partner to produce co-branded “family-friendly music experiences” | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Disney Interactive has announced a partnership with music video platform VEVO to create "premier family-friendly music experiences."

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Global TV platform Viki widens its reach with Amazon Instant partnership

Global TV platform Viki widens its reach with Amazon Instant partnership | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Global TV platform Viki banks on content arbitrage – and now syndicates some of its content to Amazon’s Prime Instant subscribers.
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10 Questions About The TV Industry 2013

10 Questions About The TV Industry 2013 | TV Trends | Scoop.it
All the upheaval in the TV industry (and we’re just at the beginning) leaves us with lots of questions that can only be answered over time. Here are ten of the big ones we’ll be watching in 2013: 1.
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YouTube's new Los Angeles complex 'a wonderland' for aspiring film-makers

YouTube's new Los Angeles complex 'a wonderland' for aspiring film-makers | TV Trends | Scoop.it
Space LA fitted out with professional stages and technology for creators who have outgrown their bedrooms and garages
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‘South Park’ Creators Trey Parker, Matt Stone to Launch Own Studio

‘South Park’ Creators Trey Parker, Matt Stone to Launch Own Studio | TV Trends | Scoop.it
South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone have formed their own production studio, Important Studios, that will allow them to pursue film, TV and theater projects, including a possible movie version of “The Book of Mormon,”...
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