Big game fuels fever for new televisions
Set to air on Zouzous later this year, the humorous series is a co-production with Irish studio Kavaleer Productions and Welsh animation company Cloth Cat. Created by Pesky (The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers), with recognized preschool scribe Dave Ingham (Charlie and Lola, Timmy Time, Fireman Sam, Bob the BuilderandFifi and the Flowertots), the series follows the problem-solving adventures of Boj, a creative and discovery-loving Australian Bilby (marsupial) from Giggly Park who is not unlike a five-year-old boy. Boj is set to make its network television premier this summer on CBeebies in the UK, and has been picked up by additional broadcasters including Sprout (US), ABC (Australia), RTE (Ireland), S4C (Wales), YLE (Finland) and Yoopa (French speaking Canada). The series, which was first introduced at Cartoon Forum 2011, will feature 12 original songs written by Belle and Sebastians Mike Cooke and Jason Donovan is signed on for voice work and theme song duties. UK-based Union Media has also been appointed to distribute the series internationally for all additional territories.
Stolen televisions, and blender, returned to Barrie Walmart
The broadcaster is providing catch-up content from its five channels on the service. Pluzz video-on-demand currently offers about 3,000 titles across a number of genres, with plans to add about 200 titles each month. Hubee already provides the platform for France Televisions Pluzz TV portal. Is OTT good or bad for the future of pay TV? Good
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The affiliated retail chains also see more sales and are offering a lease-and-go deal where people with a source of income, a checking account, credit card and a down payment can lease the TV and take it home that day. They can pay for it with a five-month payment program, Vincelette said. Thats been a good program for the people who cant afford the upfront money. The most popular sellers at Kmart range from 32-inch to the 65-inch TVs because the prices have come down, he said. But choosing a television is no simple task. Among all the manufacturers, the sizes and models, customers have some 60 to 80 TVs to choose from, including the standard formats of plasma, LEDs and LCDs, Marr said. After food, the most sought after Super Bowl prize is control of the TV remote.
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Chicago Public Schools distributes donated televisions to schools that request them through its Free Things Program. Check with your local school authority for its policy on receiving donated televisions; your system may not accept televisions or may require approval from the school board. Shelters Homeless shelters may use donated televisions for individuals and families who have been evicted or face immediate eviction of their homes. Contact the shelter for their requirements and needs. A shelter that does not have cable or satellite service may take only digital televisions or televisions accompanied by a digital converter box. If the shelter uses televisions for videos or games only, your analog set may work if it has inputs for DVD players, VCRs or game players. Due to space limitations, small televisions are likely preferred to larger sets.
Chris’ mother, Joanne, said she was shocked to learn her son was using the drug. “Heroin? My son? Never. How did I not see that?” Dorothy Johnson, who lost her son Maxwell at age 28, says stigma is keeping families from seeking help. “Our children are just like every other mother or father’s child and they’re not junkies.
Studiocanal, Les Productions de Tresor Team for Maiwenn’s ‘Rien’
Described as a passionate love story, Rien is produced by Alain Attal at his Paris-based Les Productions du Tresor , which is best-known for producing all the films of Guillaume Canet, including the Music Box-released crime thriller Tell No One, which grossed $6.2 million at the U.S. box office in 2008, plus Romain Duris toplined Populaire, and Maiwenns Polisse. Rien will be co-produced by Studiocanal and France 2 Cinema, in association with Canal+ and France Televisions. Studiocanal handles all distribution rights as well as international sales. Principal photography will commence March 10, for 11 weeks, on location in and around Paris and in the south-west France. Maiwenn will direct and also co-wrote the script with Etienne Comar. Rien marks Maiwenns fourth feature and follow-up to Polisse, which hit the sweet spot of critical and festival acclaim, domestic success and international sales, winning the Jury Prize at the 2011 Cannes Festival, snagging 11 nominations at Frances 2012 Cesar Awards, grossing $20.3 million in France, and ramping up spirited international sales via Wild Bunch including an IFC pick-up for the U.S. Rien is also the fourth screenplay written by Etienne Comar, whose credits include the script of Xavier Beauvois Of Gods and Men, a Grand Prize winner at the 2010 Cannes Festival, which received 13 Cesar nominations in 2011.
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| Feb 04, 2014 | Vote 0 0 Stolen televisions, and blender, returned to Barrie Walmart Barrie Advance A man was arrested at the Bayfield Street Walmart store Monday night after allegedly taking a 32-inch television and blender and not paying for them. While being arrested, the man allegedly said he had previously taken a 52-inch television from the store without paying. A Barrie Police officer went to the mans home and retrieved the television The man was charged with theft, totaling $1,416. |