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Events at NATPE 2007.
Rive Gauche Motors & More, a unit of Rive Gauche Entertainment company, is unveiling a number of new reality shows for the international market at NATPE.
CABLEready, an East Coast -based distribution company, has just concluded deals with Latin American networks Universal Channel, Infinito and TNT Latin America for various nonfiction fare.
Los Angeles-based Bennett Media Worldwide (BMW) has just licensed its series "Bikini Destinations" to Playboy One in the U.K.
Sitcoms still make auds crack a smile in syndication even if their power and popularity is nothing as to what it was in the days of laffers like "Friends" and "Everybody Loves Raymond."
Telemundo, the numero dos Hispanic broadcaster in the U.S., will unveil a newly revamped international division during NATPE.
The firstrun syndication biz may be slowed at NATPE, but it isn't stalled. Big syndicators will jostle for several soon-to-be vacated slots, including those held by the soon-to-be-axed "Megan…
Comedian Bob Saget will emcee the roast of Warner Bros. syndication exec Dick Robertson, which will take place during the upcoming NATPE confab at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas (Jan. 16-18).
MGM TV Distribution has picked up the domestic-syndication rights to reruns of two Comedy Central series: "Reno 911" and "Chappelle's Show."