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2008-09-22 18:00:23

Media Rights Capital, the leading independent film, television and digital studio has finalized a three-year, $350 million revolving credit facility that will position the company for continued growth, it was announced today by Media Rights Capital co-CEOs Asif Satchu and Modi Wiczyk. The financing was provided by the foremost entertainment lenders, led by JPMorgan Chase as administrative agent and issuing bank Comerica as collateral agent. The first closing was $295 million this past week...

2008-08-21 12:01:06

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) joined with network partners ABC, FOX, CBS, Media Rights Capital ("MRC") and The CW, NBC and HBO today to announce the lineup for the NYTVF's third annual Premiere Week screening series, taking place September 12-17 during the NYTVF. This year's Premiere Week will present some of the most anticipated shows of the new TV season, including debut screenings of ABC's "Life on Mars," FOX's "Fringe," CBS's "Worst Week," The...

2008-07-29 15:00:38

NEW YORK, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean Maguire ("Meet the Spartans,""The Class") has been tapped as the lead in COMEDY CENTRAL's new series "Krod Mandoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire," the all-comedy network's first foray into medieval comedy, which will be shot on location in Hungary and is scheduled to premiere in early 2009. A fantasy-comedy, "Krod Mandoon and The Flaming Sword of Fire" is an outrageous, live-action, character-driven comedy that takes place in the "long ago past" and...

2008-06-30 09:02:35

By Brooks Barnes Google, which has largely stayed away from producing its own content, is experimenting with a new method for distributing original material on the Web, and some Hollywood film financiers are betting millions that the company will succeed. In September, Seth MacFarlane, creator of an American television series called "The Family Guy," will introduce a carefully guarded new project called "Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy." Unlike "Family Guy," which airs on...

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