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One-liners: Noteworthy news nuggets

• Toronto, Canada's Shaftesbury Films has sold its live-action series Life with Derek to the Disney Channel in Portugal, Zapp/Zappelin in the Netherlands and NRK 3 in Norway. Currently, the series is also broadcast in the US (where it airs more than 12 times a week on Disney Channel), France, the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

• Houston, Texas-based Anime Network has secured linear carriage in Kansas on Sunflower Broadband and Eagle Communications. The net is currently available in 95% of all VOD-enabled households throughout the US.
July 25, 2007

• Toronto, Canada’s Shaftesbury Films has sold its live-action series Life with Derek to the Disney Channel in Portugal, Zapp/Zappelin in the Netherlands and NRK 3 in Norway. Currently, the series is also broadcast in the US (where it airs more than 12 times a week on Disney Channel), France, the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

• Houston, Texas-based Anime Network has secured linear carriage in Kansas on Sunflower Broadband and Eagle Communications. The net is currently available in 95% of all VOD-enabled households throughout the US.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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