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Paris — “Versailles,” the lush and sultry French period drama from Simon Mirren (“Criminal Minds”) and David Wolstencroft (“Spooks”) about King Louis Xiv, has become the most-watched telecast to date on Ovation TV in the U.S.
Ovation TV, the arts-focus cabler, rolled out the first two episodes of the show at 10 p.m. on Oct. 1. The premiere pulled in a total combined audience of 557K viewers, and tripled the network’s average prime time audience in the adults 25 to 54 category, according to Nielsen. It marked the network’s highest-rated drama premiere.
The cable network did not rely solely on positive word-of-mouth from Europe to make it happen: They flew in key cast members — George Blagden (who plays the king), Alexander Vlahos and Noémie Schmidt — along with co-creators/exec producers Mirren and Wolstencroft to participate in a creative promotional tour across the East Coast. The one-week campaign included social/digital support and live events in Washington and New »
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Chicago – The hottest two days of the 2016 CIMMfest – the Chicago International Music & Movies Festival – is of course on the last two weekend days. After conferring their Baadasssss Award to Documentarian Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films on Friday, April 15th, it’s time for the Saturday/Sunday blitz to begin.
The Chicago International Movie & Music Festival
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HollywoodChicago.com recommends six kick-ass things to do at Cimm Fest to make the weekend (April 16th and 17th, 2016) rock…
If you’re in entertainment, music, TV or film, these are the main days (April 16/17) of vital information and industry interaction! CIMMcon is the Midwest’s premier Film, Music, and Tech Conference. It features two full days packed with panels, presentations, workshops, and networking events led by key figures in entertainment, media arts, and technology.
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