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Disney XD will launch a dedicated Marvel programming block featuring the premiere of "Ultimate Spider-Man" on April 1.
Disney XD is launching unscripted adventure series "Fort Boyard -- Ultimate Challenge," an adaptation of a Zodiak Media Group format, with 10 halfhour episodes premiering Oct. 17.
BBC flagship station BBC1 increased its lead over its main commercial rival, ITV1, in 2002. BBC1 achieved an all-hours audience share of 26.2% compared with ITV's 24.1%.
In a surprise move, ITV announced Wednesday the appointment of Nigel Pickard, the BBC's head of children's programming, as its new director or programming, just weeks after Channel 5's Dawn Airey…