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BBC America goes syndie for ‘Thugs’

Animated film reviews begin this summer

HOLLYWOOD — BBC America has acquired the syndication rights to air animated film review show “Thugs on Film,” from Internet animation house Mondo Media, beginning this summer on the cabler and its own Web site, BBCAmerica.com.

“Thugs,” featuring weekly film reviews by Cecil and Stubby, two English football hooligans, will run for 26 weeks.

Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Deal also includes involves a Mondo/BBC America co-production involving the creation of two new animated characters exclusively for BBC America and the site.

“BBC America does an excellent job of programming, and we are thrilled that ‘Thugs’ is joining its unique comedy tradition,” said John Evershed, CEO of Mondo Media. “We also look forward to reaching even more fans through the BBCAmerica.com Web site and continuing to tap into the tremendous potential for Mondo characters and shows.”

Mondo Media creates and distribs several shows to other Web sites, including “The God & Devil Show” to Entertaindom.com and “Like, News” to AtomFilms.

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