The French TV landscape is about to expand with the arrival of six new digital terrestrial television channels by year-end, and the entry of Canal Plus Group into the free-to-air market with two nets.
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Gallic docu feature "Oceans" and TV docu-series "Apocalypse" have nabbed the Sunny Side Doc Awards at the international mart Sunny Side of the Doc, which bowed on Monday in La Rochelle.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
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