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Lionsgate enters deal with MRC going into MIPCOM

Lionsgate International Television will be bringing four new shows to MIPCOM thanks to a new agreement with Media Rights Capital. The factual offering is reality competition series, Shaq Vs., where basketball star Shaquille O'Neal competes against top athletes in the sports they excel at. Lionsgate's slate will also include Paris Hilton's British Best Friend, My Antonio and T.I.: The Road to Redemption.
September 28, 2009

Lionsgate International Television will be bringing four new shows to MIPCOM thanks to a new agreement with Media Rights Capital. The factual offering is reality competition series, Shaq Vs., where basketball star Shaquille O’Neal competes against top athletes in the sports they excel at. Lionsgate’s slate will also include Paris Hilton’s British Best Friend, My Antonio and T.I.: The Road to Redemption.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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