Miptv: 'Rising Star' Producer Keshet Looking to Make 'Boom!' Next Global Hit
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A year after its live-voting singing competition Rising Star became arguably the hottest-selling new format of 2013, Israeli producer Keshet is looking to do it all over again. In an exclusive interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Keshet unveiled its latest format, a primetime game show called Boom!, which the company will launch on Channel 2 in Israel on April 3 before taking to international buyers at Miptv in Cannes. Boom! is a triva game show with a twist taken straight from the classic ticking bomb scene of a thousand action movies. A team of four contestants work together
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India Box Office Grows 10% in 2013
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Mumbai — India’s theatrical box office grew by 10% in 2013, with gross revenues hitting a cumulative $1.54 billion (INR93.4 billion).
Growth was propelled by the spread of multiplex cinemas — with their higher ticket prices — and by growing diversity of film content, consultancy group Kpmg said in its annual report on the Indian entertainment sector presented Wednesday at the Ficci-Frames convention.
The report showed that domestic Indian theatrical B.O. was still by far the most important revenue component for the film industry. Theatrical accounted for 74.5% of total revenues.
Theatrical grew from $1.40 billion (INR85.5 billion) in 2012 to $1.54bn. Overall See more »
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How Did That ‘Salinger’ Docu Do On PBS? 2 Million Views
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Would Abraham Lincoln have allowed himself to be interviewed by the likes of Zach Galifianakis? Bill O'Reilly says no. On Tuesday's “The O'Reilly Factor,” the Fox News host poured cold water on President Barack Obama's appearance on the comedian's cringe-humor show hosted on Funny or Die. “Using a comedic web site to enroll people is a little bit desperate, don't you think?” O'Reilly scoffed. Also read: President Obama and Zach Galifianakis Grill Each Other On ‘Between Two Ferns’ (Video) Earlier in the day, White House press secretary Jay Carney defended the president's participation in the snarky video. “The video See more »
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Review: Poetic 'Le Week-End' Starring Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan And Jeff Goldblum
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SXSW: 2014 Jury and Special Award winners announced
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Epic goes on The Patrol
34 minutes agoExclusive: Epic Pictures to distribute Afghanistan war film The Patrol in Us.
Epic Pictures will distribute Afghanistan war film The Patrol in the Us on Memorial Day (May 26, 2014).
The well-received drama, which won Raindance’s Film of the Festival award, follows an overextended British army patrol operating in increasingly See more »
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Jay Leno Reminds Bill Maher Of Israel As He’s Inducted Into TV Academy Hall Of Fame
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