October 23, 2017

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Star Trek: Discovery Renewed

***Image***CBS All Access has renewed its original series Star Trek: Discovery for a second season.

The launch of Star Trek: Discovery on CBS All Access broke a new record for subscriber sign-ups in a single day, week and month for the service. The first six episodes are currently available for streaming, and all-new episodes are available on demand weekly after 8:30 p.m. on Sundays exclusively for CBS All Access subscribers in the U.S.
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Doctor Who Reveals Cast for New Season

***Image***Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill are joining the new season of Doctor Who as Jodie Whittaker takes over as the Thirteenth Doctor on the global hit show next year.

Walsh will star as Graham, Cole will play Ryan and Gill will portray Yasmin. Also joining the series in a returning role is Sharon D. Clarke. New head writer and executive producer Chris Chibnall, who made the decision to cast the first woman in the iconic role, is also shaking up who will travel with the Doctor in the TARDIS, with a team of new characters.
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Robert & Michelle King Join Peter Moffat for Showtime Legal Thriller

***Image***Robert and Michelle King (The Good Wife) are on board to executive produce the new Showtime legal thriller Your Honor alongside Peter Moffat.

Moffat, whose Criminal Justice served as the basis for The Night Of, will also serve as writer on the new drama. The series, produced by CBS Television Studios in association with King Size Productions, is being adapted from the Israeli series Kvodo, created by Ron Ninio and Shlomo Mashiach, produced by Ram Landes and airing on Yes TV.
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Austrian Crime Movies See Global Sales

ORF-Enterprise has landed a number of deals from its catalog of Austrian crime titles, including selling a package to Discovery Italia for the free-to-air channel Giallo.

Giallo secured the rights for 17 episodes from ORF’s award-winning crime movie strand Scene of the Crime. IRIB in Iran signed up for a package of more than ten hours from the weekly crime strand, while Swiss public broadcaster SRF picked up the brand-new episode “Virus.”
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Mediaset Distribution – Rosy Abate The Series

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Star India – Love Ka Hai Intezar (The Wait for Love)

***Video***(Drama, 260x30 min.) Actress Kamini Mathur is an ordinary girl at heart, looking for true love and then she meets Madhav Singh, a prince. Surrounded by powerful enemies, will these star-crossed lovers find a way to be together?
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